Persian Pedagogy Panel

This panel, entitled "Social and Pedagogical Aspects of Teaching Persian to Speakers of Other Languages", showcases six out of twenty-nine chapters of The Routledge Handbook of Second Language Acquisition and Pedagogy of Persian (2020), edited by Pouneh Shabani-Jadidi.

The panel was organized and moderated by Dr. Pouneh Shabani-Jadidi, who is Senior Faculty Lecturer of the Persian Language Program at the Institute of Islamic Studies, McGill University. The event took place at 11:00-1:00 on October 30, 2020 on Zoom.

The panelists were as below:

1. Behrooz Mahmoodi-Bakhtiari, Associate Professor of Linguistics and Persian, Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Tehran - Second Language Grammar

2. Zahra Hamedi Shirvan, Adjunct Professor of Linguistics, Linguistics Department and the Centre of Teaching Persian to Speakers of Other Languages, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad – The Acquisition of Persian Pragmatic Competence

3. Musa Nushi, Assistant Professor of TEFL, Shahid Beheshti University - Second Language Speaking

4. Mahinnaz Mirdehghan, Associate Professor of General and Applied Linguistics, Department of Linguistics, Shahid Beheshti University – Teaching Persian Varieties and Dialects

5. Amirreza Vakilifard, Associate Professor, Department of Teaching Persian to Speakers of Other Languages, Imam Khomeini International University – Development of a Standard Proficiency Test

6. Negar Davari Ardakani, Associate Professor, Shahid Beheshti University – Persian as a National Language and Minority Languages


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