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Learn Farsi – Starting January 2022

This a Farsi language course for beginners.

Lessons take place online and are hourly group classes, held once a week for a duration of 3 terms. Each term runs for 13 weeks and consists of Autumn, Spring and Summer. Our terms usually start in September, January and May, so when you enrol, you’ll be starting at the beginning of the new term.

Our classes are open to both adults and children aged 9+. We are currently running sessions on the following dates. Once the group is fully booked, we will open a new class and inform you of the dates.

Adults: Fridays 6.30pm

Children: Wednesdays 6pm

Course Description

Level 1 

Students will be learning how to read, write and speak Farsi. This course focuses on the Farsi language and will delve into the Farsi vocabulary and basic grammar. It will equip students with a good foundation of the most common vocabulary, enabling them to go through daily life, navigate a variety of situations, and have basic conversations.

Students will gain a comprehensive understanding of the basics, including masculine and feminine words, word and sentence formation, how to use and form pronouns, verb patterns and tenses, adjectives, and plurals.

You’ll learn how to ask questions, use common greetings, talk about your family and introduce yourself. You’ll also learn essentials such as using numbers, telling the time, and setting dates.

The course will run over three terms.

Syllabus

  • Persian alphabet
  • Greet and introduce yourself and others
  • Talk about your family
  • Ask and give personal information
  • Say where you live
  • Say where you come from
  • Talk about your nationality
  • Talk about jobs
  • Use expressions of time (hours, days and months)
  • Talk about hobbies and leisure time
  • Describe your likes and dislikes
  • Talk about Seasons and colours
  • Shopping
  • Talk about past activities
  • Use numbers 0-100
  • Telling time, age, etc.
  • Ask and give directions 
  • Different types of weather 
  • Talk about what you are doing now 

Grammar taught at this level: 

  • How to make phrases in Persian
  • Word order 
  • Past simple 
  • Use of Prepositions and conjunctions
  • Use of adverb of time
  • Past continues 
  • Present                                                                                                                                                                                         

Duration: 36 weeks, 1 hour a week

Progression: Level 2 

Assessments

Students will be informally assessed at the end of the course.

Course Delivery

This course is currently being run online. Students are required to turn on their camera whilst participating.

Course Resources

Students will receive all relevant course details before the course starts. 

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