Persian at Penn

The Persian Language Program of the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at the University of Pennsylvania offers a variety of language courses at all levels (including elementary, intermediate, advanced, and heritage) for undergraduates and graduates, majors and non-majors alike. Using the World-Readiness Standards for Learning Languages, from the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, Penn’s Persian Language Program provide students not just linguistic competence, but also an in-depth understanding of cultural practices and perspectives from Iran, Afghanistan, and the Persian-speaking diaspora.

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