LINGUIST List 32.3332

Sat Oct 23 2021

Summer Schools: Persian Language Winter School 2021 / Armenia

Editor for this issue: Sarah Robinson <>

Date: 22-Oct-2021
From: Khachik Gevorgyan <>
Subject: Persian Language Winter School 2021 / Armenia
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Host Institution:

Dates: 28-Nov-2021 - 24-Dec-2021
Location: Yerevan, Yerevan, Armenia

Focus: ASPIRANTUM’s Persian language schools are organized in a way that undergraduate and graduate students, researchers, and professors as well as anyone interested in learning Persian benefit from it the most. So everyone with upper elementary, lower-intermediate, and intermediate levels of Persian is welcome to apply and participate in ASPIRANTUM’s Persian language winter school from November 28 till December 24 in Yerevan.
Minimum Education Level: No Minimum

The Persian language winter school offers 80 hours of intensive Persian language classes during 20 days of teaching (from Monday till Friday each week). Every day the participants will receive Persian language instruction for 4 hours. 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)

During the Persian language winter classes the following components will be covered every day to foster the Persian language knowledge of participants at a rapid pace:

Grammar: Every day class will cover the main grammatical concepts of the modern Persian language.
Vocabulary: During the 3 weeks course it is anticipated that the participants will learn around 1000 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 interpretations 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. The homework will primarily involve writing assignments and those will be assessed by the teacher and discussed the next day’s Persian language class.
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.

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition

Subject Languages: Persian, Iranian

Language Families: Indo-European

Tuition: 990 USD
Tuition Explanation: Participation fee: The participation fee is: $1590 - 4 weeks: in the application form, you may select also a 2 or 3 weeks program starting from Nov 28 $1290 - 3 weeks $990 - 2 weeks

Registration: Open until 27-Oct-2021
Contact Person: Khachik Gevorgyan

Registration Instructions:
To apply, please fill in the application form.

Page Updated: 23-Oct-2021