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Tue 21 Apr, Tue 28 Apr, ... Tue 9 Jun 2020
17:00 - 19:00

Venue: Zoom Video Communication Software

Provided by: Language Centre


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CULP: Persian (Farsi) Pre-Intermediate 1
PrerequisitesNew£

Tue 21 Apr, Tue 28 Apr, ... Tue 9 Jun 2020

Description

Course will be delivered online.

This course is the continuation of the introduction level to Persian Language and Culture. The focus is on every day and real-time, oral/aural communication. Each course features a functional-notional syllabus and grammar points are analysed in context.

  • Please note for the link to make a payment please contact CULP Administrator on culp@langcen.cam.ac.uk.
Target audience
  • University staff and students
  • Further details regarding Language Centre eligibility criteria are available
Prerequisites

Introduction to Persian (Farsi)

Sessions

Number of sessions: 8

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Tue 21 Apr   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Mahbod Ghaffari
2 Tue 28 Apr   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Mahbod Ghaffari
3 Tue 5 May   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Mahbod Ghaffari
4 Tue 12 May   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Mahbod Ghaffari
5 Tue 19 May   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Mahbod Ghaffari
6 Tue 26 May   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Mahbod Ghaffari
7 Tue 2 Jun   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Mahbod Ghaffari
8 Tue 9 Jun   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Mahbod Ghaffari
Topics covered

Topics covered: The course introduces students to the following functions and notions:

  • Shopping, Understanding the price;
  • Describing countries, cities;
  • Talking about the past; Telling about the weekend.
  • Offering, refusing, and accepting;
  • At the airport: at the passport desk; At customs; In the arrivals hall;
  • At the hotel: Finding a suitable hotel room; Checking in at the hotel;
  • Reading short texts in Persian
  • Ordering tea, coffee and other drinks
  • Making requests
  • Asking and Giving Address
  • Giving instructions and orders (using imperative)
  • Talking about routine day
Objectives

Objectives: By the end of the Course students will be able to:

  • Listening/Speaking: Understand basic instructions or take part in a

basic factual conversation on a predictable topic.

  • Reading: Understand a set of basic notices, instructions or

information.

  • Writing: Complete forms, write words, a whole sentence and a

paragraph.

Aims

Aims:

  • To further develop a basic understanding and an appreciation of the salient linguistic features;
  • To establish the learner as a fairly confident language user in a range of every-day predictable situations;
  • To introduce students to the cultural background of the Iranians within the context of language teaching.
Format
  • Presentations, practicals and online learning
System requirements
  • Raven access is required
  • Further information regarding Raven is available
Charging
  • Students Fee: £100 to be paid online. For the link to make a payment please contact CULP Administrator on culp@langcen.cam.ac.uk
  • Staff Fee: £100 to be paid online. For the link to make a payment please contact CULP Administrator on culp@langcen.cam.ac.uk
  • Please select ‘All charged’, not ‘Concessionary’ under the course fee when you make your booking (the ‘Concessionary ’option is not applicable to CULP courses).
  • Links to the online store will be provided by CULP Administrator (please see above).
  • Payment is required within 24 hours of your booking to secure your place.
  • Refunds available after the first lesson only.
  • Payment for the courses is made on the Online Store (CULP General Purpose courses), (Raven log in).
  • Course materials can be found on Moodle (http://www.student-systems.admin.cam.ac.uk/moodle) (Raven log in), once the course has started.
Frequency
  • Three times per year (subject to demand)
Theme
CULP: Cambridge University Language Programmes

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