Testimonial by Beatrice Spampinato

PhD Fellow, Ca' Foscari University of Venice, Italy

9 weeks 2021 Classical Armenian (Grabar) Online School

Before attending the Classical Armenian course by ASPIRANTUM, I had just a beginner level of Modern Armenian language, and I had never approached the Classical one. 

As an Art Historian, I do not work on ancient language translations in my everyday job, but my knowledge was enough to attend the course successfully. First of all, I succeeded thanks to the method adopted by professor Ani Shahnazaryan.

Ani always tried to make us feel the language and go deeply through it instead of just mechanically memorizing the grammatical rules. She patiently guided us for six hours every week, building our advancement step by step and providing us all the tools to go through ancient Armenian texts. 

I didn't expect to reach such a great result quickly, and I really recommend this course.

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Armenian Language courses offer participants to master skills in written and oral modern Eastern Armenian. We also aim at helping students to rapidly deepening their knowledge in colloquial Armenian. Reading and interpreting Armenian texts from different periods may be included in our Armenian curriculum. Before the start of the classes students will receive an online support from our Armenian language instructor.

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Other Testimonials.

Pelin Kalafatoğlu İslamoğlu

PhD Student in Art History, Koç University

“Our wonderful teacher Ani arranged the lessons in such a way that we would learn effectively, practice the grammar rules and vocabulary often, and work on translations that were appropriate for each lesson.”

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Michail Kitsos

Post Doctoral Researcher, University of Toronto

“This class was a blast and so beneficial! Our Instructor, Dr. Ani Shahnazaryan, not only is extremely knowledgeable of Classical and Middle Armenian, but her teaching methodology is superb.”

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Neda Darabian

PhD Candidate, Centre for Religious Studies, Bochum, Germany

“I have learned a lot in a short amount of time and I absolutely recommend this course to anyone, who is like me, eager to read sources from classical Armenian in Grabar!”

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