Persian Language Summer School 2021 (3-8 weeks), Yerevan, Armenia

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Summer Program
Subject Fields: 
Area Studies, Languages, Linguistics, Literature, Middle East History / Studies

Armenian School of Languages and Cultures - ASPIRANTUM is organizing a Persian language summer school in Yerevan, Armenia. The 8 weeks Persian language summer school will start on July 4, 2021, and will last till August 28, 2021. Applicants may also choose to participate in the 3, 4, 5, 6, or 7 weeks’ program.

Every day the participants will receive Persian language instruction for 4 hours as well as after class lectures and extra trainings. The classes start in the mornings and the schedule is the following:

09:00 - 10:00 - Persian language class
10:00 - 10:10 - Coffee Break
10:10 - 11:10 - Persian language class
11:10 - 11:20 - Coffee Break
11:20 - 12:30 - Persian language class
12:30 - 12:40 - Coffee Break
12:40 - 13:40 - Persian language class (fourth and final class)

Once a week the Persian language classes will be followed by a lecture in the Persian language about Iranian linguistics, literature, political realities, and history. 

During the Persian language summer classes the following components will be covered every day to foster the Persian language knowledge of participants:

Grammar: Everyday class will cover the main grammatical concepts of modern Persian language as well as parallels with classical Persian.
Vocabulary: During the 8 weeks course it is anticipated that the participants will learn around 1500 new Persian words from literary language as well as words used in everyday life.
Listening: The classes are scheduled in a way that participants with the guidance of an experienced instructor learn the Persian language through songs and movies as well as watching and listening to news and other short videos about interesting and sometimes funny topics and stories about Iranian realities.
Speaking: Every day the Persian language classes will push the students to exercise their speaking abilities through discussions, conversations, and role-plays about different texts and topics.
Writing: Each day the participants of the Persian language class will have assignments and homework to complete for the next day and the homework will primarily involve writing assignments.
Reading: Every day students will read and discuss political texts, prose and poetry, conversations, and news. The corpus of texts to be read and discussed during the classes comprises different prominent Persian authors, daily conversations as well as news of the day.

Trips in Armenia
During the international Persian language summer school, trips will be organized to the most popular cultural heritage sites of Armenia. On the first day (4 July 2021, Sunday) the school will start with a trip to the Garni pagan temple and Geghard Monastery. 

There are several scholarships available to participate in ASPIRANTUM’s Persian language summer school.

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ASPIRANTUM - Armenian School of Languages and Cultures

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