Yerevan, Armenia

Persian Language

when 3 July 2022 - 27 August 2022
language English
duration 8 weeks
credits 3 EC
fee USD 4990

Armenian School of Languages and Cultures - ASPIRANTUM is organizing a Persian language summer school in Yerevan, Armenia. The 8-week summer school will start on July 3, 2022, and will last until August 27, 2022. Applicants may also choose to participate in the 4, 5, 6, or 7 weeks’ program.
2022 Persian language 56 days’ summer school will help the participants master skills in written and oral modern Persian, read and interpret Persian texts from different periods, and rapidly deepen their knowledge in colloquial Persian.
Below, in the application form, you may select also a 4-7 weeks program starting from July 3, 2022.

The eight-week Persian language summer school offers 160 hours of intensive Persian language classes for 40 days (from Monday till Friday each week). Every day the participants will receive Persian language instruction for 4 hours and after-class lectures and extra training. 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 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 the 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: Everyday 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.

Target group

This Persian language school is designed for participants, at least 18 years old, who want to make well-grounded progress in their knowledge of the Persian language, deepen their knowledge of Persian grammar, colloquial speech, and literary language.

The Persian language summer school 2022 will have 1 or 2 groups of up to 12 participants each (the ASPIRANTUM Persian language groups during the last 2 years have usually had 2 groups with 2-11 students in each group). The participants must have an upper elementary, lower-intermediate, and intermediate level of Persian language knowledge before starting the classes with ASPIRANTUM.

Fee info

USD 4990: Discount:
If you apply before March 10, 2022, and make the payment by March 15, 2022, the participation fee will be:
$4790 - 8 weeks
$4290 - 7 weeks
$3790 - 6 weeks
$3190 - 5 weeks
$2490 - 4 weeks

Scholarships

ASPIRANTUM will provide applicants with an official letter of invitation to support scholarship and travel grant applications.