[P6365] Persian language pedagogy: From theory to Practice

Created by Pouneh Shabani-Jadidi
Wednesday, 12/01/21 2:00 pm


This panel presents an overview of the field of second language acquisition and pedagogy of Persian, discusses its development, and captures critical accounts of cutting edge research within the major subfields of Persian as a second language. In addition, current debates and problems that are relevant to the field will be discussed, and productive lines of future research will be suggested. The presentations vary from the acquisition of Persian and the interlanguage second language learners create between their first language, English, and their second language, Persian, to teaching skills of Persian, such as the listening skill, and finally to an overview of the most recent studies in the field. Below, the three presentations in this panel will be introduced briefly.
The first presentation will discuss the characteristics of Persian interlanguage of the English native speakers who are learning Persian as a second language. These characteristics are in phonological, morphological, semantic and syntactic domains and vary from one learner to another learner and also at different levels and stages of learning Persian.
The second presentation discusses different skills in learning Persian language with a special focus on various techniques in improving the listening skill of the second language learners of Persian. Different exercises will be showcased in this talk that help learners improve their listening skill.
The third presentation is a critical study of the most up-to-date and state of the art research in the field of second language and pedagogy of Persian. It will discuss theoretical studies as well as more applied research on the acquisition and pedagogy of Persian in different social contexts.


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Panel Participating Role(s): Presenter;

Pouneh Shabani-Jadidi

(McGill University)
Pouneh Shabani-Jadidi is Instructional Professor of Persian at the University of Chicago. She holds a Ph.D. in Linguistics from the University of Ottawa (2012) as well as a Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics from Tehran Azad University (2004). She has taught...
Panel Participating Role(s): Discussant; Organizer;

Michelle Quay

(University of Chicago)
Panel Participating Role(s): Chair;

Clinton Parker

(McGill University)
Panel Participating Role(s): Presenter;

Mahbod Ghaffari

(University of Cambridge)
Panel Participating Role(s): Presenter;