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Persian I

In this introductory class, study the Persian alphabet and sound system and learn how to read and write individual words. Simple sentence structure and intonations for delivering different moods of speech are covered. Learn how to ask and answer questions and to discuss family relationships, the home, colors, numbers, daily routines, time, and education. By the end of the semester, you will be familiar with personal pronouns, verb formations and conjugations, the present and simple past tenses, possessive forms and constructions, and other basic grammatical structures. Classes are conducted in Persian to the extent possible.

Students are strongly encouraged to register by Wednesday, January 30, 2019 to help ensure a seat in the class. Please contact the Department of Foreign Languages at sps.foreignlanguages@nyu.edu with any questions, or call 212-998-7150 to register.

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You'll Walk Away with

  • Proficiency in basic Persian grammar
  • Beginner-level conversational skills in Persian

Ideal for

  • Absolute beginners to the Persian language
  • Individuals seeking a solid foundation in Persian

1 section

  • Spring 2019

    • Section

    • Semester

      Spring 2019
    • Date

      Feb 5 - May 7
    • Day

    • Time

      • In-Person
    • Format

      • In-Person
    • Sessions

    • Faculty

      Gooran, Fahimeh
    • Location

      Washington Square