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Irania Panorama 2

Iranian Panorama 2

2nd Edition
By Atefeh Oliai and Mani Motiee

Suggested retail $99.99

ISBN: 978-0-7442-0750-7
Page Count: 200
Published: 2011

Panorama 2 is the second book in the sequence of four textbooks from level 1 to 3+, each addressing one level of language proficiency according to the Interagency language roundtable (ILR) proficiency standards. The objective of Iranian Panorama 2 is to help students at the high Elementary level Persian to reach level 2 according to the ILR levels 1.

This book is organized into ten topics, each containing three lessons that introduce various aspects of the Iranian society. All materials are authentic: i.e. written for the usage of Iranian readers and not edited to tailor the pedagogy of the language. Activities, developed based on the communicative method, address all skills and follow the 5 "C's" of the National Foreign Language Standards: Communication, Cultures, Connections, Comparisons, and Communities. Students will have the opportunity to expand their communicative skills which they have already practiced in previous courses. Cultural activities will help students demonstrate an understanding of the practices and cultural products of members of the Iranian society through comparison with those of their own society. Considerable written exercises address the realm of connection and communities in the 5Cs framework.

The audio CD accompanying the book will help students to become familiar with the text.


Iranian Panorama 3

Iranian Panorama 3

With Audio Files
2nd Edition
By Atefeh Oliai and Mani Motiee

Suggested retail $90.49

ISBN: 9778-0-7442-0249-6
Page Count: 268
Published: 2010

Iranian Panorama 3 is the third book in the sequence of four textbooks from level 1 to 3+, each addressing on level of language proficiency according to the interagency language roundtable (ILR) proficiency standards.

The objective of Iranian Panorama 3 is to help students at the high Elementary level Persian to reach level 2 according to the ILR levels.

All materials are authentic. Activities, developed based on the communicative method, address all skills and follow the 5 "C's" of the National Foreign Language Standards.

Students will engage in individual, pair and group activities to improve their communication skills. Cultural activities will help students demonstrate an understanding of the practices and cultural products of members of the Iranian society.

The audio CD accompanying the book will help students to become familiar with the text.

We hope to have been able to offer a textbook prepared upon function based language instruction in all three modes of interpersonal, interpretative, and presentational to be used in a student centered classroom environment and have encouraged students to become life-long learners of the language and use Persian for personal enrichment as well as their enjoyment.


Irania Panorama 4

Iranian Panorama 4

With Audio Files
2nd Edition
By Atefeh Oliai and Mani Motiee

Suggested retail $92.49

ISBN: 978-0-7442-0807-8
Page Count: 168
Published: 2011

Panorama 4 is the last book in the sequence of four textbooks from level 1 to 3, each addressing a level of language proficiency according to the Interagency language roundtable ( ILR) proficiency standards. The objective of Iranian Panorama 4 is to help students at the high advanced level Persian to reach level 3 according to the ILR levels 1.

All materials used in this textbook, are authentic: i.e. written for the usage of Iranian readers and not edited to tailor the pedagogy of the language. Activities, developed based on the communicative method, address all skills and follow the 5 "C's" of the National Foreign Language Standards. Considerable written exercises address the realm of connection and communities in the 5Cs framework.

The audio CD accompanying the book will help students to become familiar with the text and conduct debates to help students improve their aural skill.