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.
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.
Lesson 1: The Persian alphabet
Lesson 2: Introduce yourself. Where are you
Lesson 3: Is Iran or Canada larger?
Lesson 4: How many provinces does Iran
Lesson 5: What do you know about Noruz?
Lesson 6: What day is the weekend in Iran?
Lesson 7: What is your favourite sport?
Lesson 8: Do you haggle?
Lesson 9: What do you believe in?
Lesson 10: Are women and men equal?
Lesson 11: Where is Persepolis?
Lesson 12: Is pop music better or traditional
Lesson 13: What kind of a university is your
Lesson 14: Are you single or married?
Lesson 15: Why do you stand on ceremony?