Complete Modern Persian (Farsi) Beginner to Intermediate Course: Learn to read, write, speak and understand a new language with Teach Yourself by Narguess Farzad
320-page book (with 40 illustrations) and double CD.
Are you looking for a complete course in Modern Persian (Farsi) which takes you effortlessly from beginner to confident speaker? Whether you are starting from scratch, or are just out of practice, Complete Modern Persian (Farsi) will guarantee success!
Now fully updated to make your language learning experience fun and interactive. You can still rely on the benefits of a top language teacher and our years of teaching experience, but now with added learning features within the course and online. The course is structured in thematic units and the emphasis is placed on communication, so that you effortlessly progress from introducing yourself and dealing with everyday situations, to using the phone and talking about work.
By the end of this course, you will be at Level B2 of the Common European Framework for Languages: Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party.
Learn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and interactive features:
NOT GOT MUCH TIME?
One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.
Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience.
Easy-to-follow building blocks to give you a clear understanding.
Easy to find and learn, to build a solid foundation for speaking.
Read and listen to everyday dialogues to help you speak and understand fast.
Don't sound like a tourist! Perfect your pronunciation before you go.
Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.
EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE
Extra online articles at: www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of the culture and history of Iran.
- Comprehensive - covers a wide range of topics and language structures for learners who want to progress quickly beyond the basics to a level where they can communicate with confidence
- Practice exercises in every unit helps you remember what you've learnt
- This course will appeal to complete beginners as well as those who want to refresh existing knowledge
- There's a special section at the start of the book to help you master the script.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
- Introduction – the Persian alphabet
- Talking about yourself
- Family relationships
- Travel, accommodation
- Going out, making plans
- Talking on the phone
- Money matters
- Health Letters: formal and informal
- Cultural activities
- Sport and leisure
- Key to exercises
- Glossary of grammatical terms
- Grammar summary
- Table of irregular verbs and present stems
- Taking it further
Complete Modern Persian (Farsi) Book/CD Pack: Teach Yourself - About the Author(s):
Born in Iran, Narguess Farzad was educated in Tehran and the University of London where she is now a lecturer in Persian at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS).