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Title: The Routledge Intermediate Persian Course
Subtitle: Farsi Shirin Ast, Book Two
Written By: Dominic Parviz Brookshaw
Pouneh Shabani-Jadidi
URL: http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415691376/
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"The Routledge Intermediate Persian Course: Farsi Shirin Ast, Book Two" is the first intermediate level Persian textbook written specifically for English-speaking university students that makes use of up-to-date pedagogical techniques, and stresses the importance of communicative competence. The diversity of the texts in this textbook helps to familiarize students with a range of literary genres, and provides them with the necessary building blocks to continue reading on their own. As with Book One (PB ISBN 978-0-415-56101-3), all the texts in this volume are available online in the form of audio files. These texts are recorded by native speakers and available for instructors and students to download freely.

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Language Acquisition
Subject Language(s): Persian, Iranian
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