ASPIRANTUM Armenian School of Languages and Cultures in Yerevan organizes International Persian Language Summer School in Yerevan, Armenia to take place from July 07 to August 17 (6 weeks) or July 07 to July 27 (3 weeks), 2019.
This 42 or 21 days summer school offers participants to master skills in written and oral modern Farsi, reading and interpreting Persian texts from different periods as well as rapidly deepening their knowledge in colloquial Persian.
During the summer school several cultural trips will be offered, which will transform your stay in Armenia into an unforgettable, academically oriented endeavour.
On the first day (July 07, Sunday) the program will be launched in Garni, built by king Tiridates I in the first century AD as a temple to the god Mithra/Mihr. In the evening the group will travel to Yerevan for an opening dinner.
Classes will start on July 8th and will include lectures, seminars and presentations. Two times a week classes of Persian language will be followed by a lecture on different topics of Iranian linguistics, literature and history.
This Persian Language Summer School is designed for students, at least 18 years-old, who not only want to make well-grounded progress in their knowledge of the Persian language, but also to deepen their knowledge of Iranian Studies and Iran.
The 6 weeks summer schools offers an intensive Persian language course spanning 120 hours, divided into 30 days of instruction and focusing on grammar, reading, speaking, and writing. Another 20 hours is devoted to lectures on Iranian linguistics, literature and history.
The 3 weeks summer schools offers an intensive Persian language course spanning 60 hours, divided into 15 days of instruction and focusing on grammar, reading, speaking, and writing. Another 5 hours is devoted to lectures on Iranian linguistics, literature and history.
Upon request the summer school duration may be changed to 4, 8 or 10 weeks.
Our courses are open to anyone with upper elementary (knowledge of alphabet, some reading and knowledge of basic grammar concepts) or intermediate knowledge of the Persian language. The lectures are organized with the academic interests of the participants in mind to ensure that BA, MA, PhD students as well as post-docs and professors who work in Iranian Studies and relevant fields can benefit from it.
Lectures will be held in Persian and/or English.
Our teacher of Persian is a native speaker who has several years’ experience in teaching Persian as a foreign language.