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Modern Persian: A Course-Book
Modern Persian begins with the teaching of the Persian alphabet. It aims to provide the student with the necessary skills for social interaction, as well as a basis for the study of modern literature. The course consists of seventeen units and favours teaching by communicative and contextual learning. Most units begin with a reading exercise used to introduce an item of gr ...more
Paperback, 260 pages
Published March 31st 2005 by Routledge
(first published 1905)
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Simin Abrahams derived MODERN PERSIAN: A Course Book from several years of teaching Persian to students in the UK. Since the book is meant for classroom use, it is probably not the best introduction for a complete beginner who wishes to study Persian on his own. For example, the entire volume is in Arabic script, but the basics of the script are sparsely presented in a handful of pages and then rigorous introduction in written Persian begins -- presumably in a classroom one would be able to ...more