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Introductory Persian Course

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    Available in PDF - DJVU Format | Introductory Persian Course.pdf | Language: ENGLISH
    Dominic Parviz Brookshaw(Author)

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The Routledge Introductory Persian Course: Farsi Shirin Ast is an innovative Persian language course designed both for undergraduate and postgraduate students who are new to the language.

Focusing both on grammatical and communicative competence, the course contains 15 lessons combining authentic dialogues and texts with grammar explanations, exercises and audio materials to guide and support the student through the key skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening.

Key features:

  • lively, content-based materials – the language is taught and practiced through a variety of dialogues and texts on the culture, history, and traditions of Iran
  • complete vocabulary lists – each vocabulary entry contains the English meaning, the part of speech in Persian, as well as a sample sentence in Persian
  • colloquial situational dialogues – students are introduced to spoken Persian from the outset
  • carefully controlled exercises – new grammatical points are practiced in a variety of controlled exercises that bridge between students’ existing information and the new information
  • audio material – students can develop natural pronunciation by imitating the audio recordings of the vocabulary, dialogues, and texts available freely on the companion website
  • glossaries – comprehensive Persian to English and English to Persian glossaries.

The Routledge Introductory Persian Course: Farsi Shirin Ast provides everything that students and instructors need for an engaging and effective learning environment.

Pouneh Shabani Jadidi is Head of the Persian Language Program and Faculty Lecturer in Persian at the Institute of Islamic Studies, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

Dominic Parviz Brookshaw is Lecturer in Persian Studies and Iranian Literature at the University of Manchester, UK.

University of Manchester, UKMcGill University, Canada

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  • By Danny B on 19 April 2011

    One of the innovations this course brings is that instead of wastefully producing a CD that 90% of people are going then copy onto an MP3 player and then throw away is that it has a website offering this and more. The only problem is that the website doesn't actually exist. So you are stuck with a book with no answers and no recordings. See how far you get with that!Edit: They now have a website up but no answers so this book would be no good for self-study!

  • By Book Lover on 15 May 2011

    I had really looked forward to this modern academic approach to Persian teaching. But the valuable audio material that is supposed to be available online on a companion website does not exist anymore. Without these files, a very essential part of the learning process - in particular when this is a less accessible language as Persian - namely the pronunciation of modern Persian, is out of reach of the learner. The publisher informed that the audio material is not available and may probably not be until the next edition! I suggest you check the availability of the complete product before purchasing the book. What a pity.

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