The Little Black Fish

This upper-intermediate level Persian course delves into the modern short story “The Little Black Fish” by Samad Behrangi. While seemingly a children’s tale, this captivating story explores themes of questioning authority, defying limitations, and the pursuit of knowledge. Through engaging activities and analysis of the text, you’ll not only delve deeper into the story’s rich meaning but also solidify your understanding of essential grammar structures and colloquial Persian.

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This upper-intermediate level Persian course delves into the modern short story “The Little Black Fish” by Samad Behrangi. While seemingly a children’s tale, this captivating story explores themes of questioning authority, defying limitations, and the pursuit of knowledge. Through engaging activities and analysis of the text, you’ll not only delve deeper into the story’s rich meaning but also solidify your understanding of essential grammar structures and colloquial Persian.

This engaging online course delves into Samad Behrangi’s iconic short story, “The Little Black Fish.” Designed for upper-intermediate learners, this course combines captivating narrative with in-depth language learning.

Benefits:

  • Unravel the layers: Learn through an engaging short story, a powerful allegory that addresses themes of courage, individuality, and questioning the status quo.
  • Authentic Persian Language: Grasp the nuances of modern Persian used in a real-world context.
  • Grammar in Action: Master key grammar points as they naturally appear in the story, fostering a deeper understanding and practical application.
  • Vocabulary Expansion: Learn and practice over 400 essential Persian words and phrases.
  • Interactive Activities: Enhance your learning with engaging exercises and quizzes.

Course Structure:

  • 11 Consecutive Sections: The story is divided into manageable sections for ease of learning.
  • Audio & Text Integration: Each section begins with a synced Persian audio recording to enhance listening comprehension.
  • Annotated Text: English equivalents and explanations of figurative language ensure clear understanding.
  • Interactive Exercises: Test your knowledge with vocabulary, grammar, sentence building, and more engaging activities.
  • Comprehensive Vocabulary Lists: Review key words and phrases used in each section.

َAbout the Story:

A little black fish lives in a small stream with its mother. Since childhood, he is curious and bold and always looking for new things. He wants to see the world and know where the end of the stream is. One day, he decides to leave the stream and go on a journey. His mother disagrees and says that the outside world is dangerous, but the little black fish doesn’t listen and jumps out of the stream.

He faces many problems during his journey. He is harassed by bigger fish and …

Samad Behrangi’s “The Little Black Fish”, is a children’s story once hailed as a major revolutionary and literary text. Behrangi’s book is the only modern Iranian prose work to have been translated multiple times both before and after the Islamic Revolution of 1979.

Originally published in 1967, the story contains a subtle encouragement to people to change their current circumstances through their own initiative and, thus, can be seen as promoting revolutionary ideas.

What awaits you:

This course boasts over 30 minutes of native Persian audio, 400 essential vocabulary words and phrases, and 60 interactive exercises. By the end, you’ll not only have navigated the Little Black Fish’s journey but also have significantly strengthened your command of the Persian language.

Ready to dive in? Enroll today and embark on your own adventure in Persian!

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