The 2024 spring term of the Western Armenian Language Studies organized by the Hrant Dink Foundation in collaboration with the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation is starting on April 1, 2024. The 72 hour studies consist of three-hour sessions, twice a week, spanning over 12 weeks. Each term, participants may attend one of four levels. The studies will be conducted online via Zoom.

At the end of the studies, it is expected that the participants will have gained the following qualifications:

Level One: Participants of this level recognizes Armenian letters and sounds and gets acquainted with writing. The participant will start reading and will become accustomed to using sentences in the present and future tenses. Classes will be held on Mondays and Thursdays, between 18:00-21:00(GMT+3).

Level Two: In this level, participants who have successfully completed level one gain skills in reading correctly, comprehension and responding to verbal questions. Their vocabulary expands. They are able to form sentences in the past and future continuous tenses. Classes will be held on Tuesdays and Fridays, between 18:00-21:00(GMT+3).

Level Three: In this level, participants who have successfully completed levels 1 and 2 will develop their comprehension and self expression skills. They will be able to recognize and use different verb tenses. Classes will be held on Mondays and Thursdays between 18:00-21:00(GMT+3).

Level Four: In this level, participants who have successfully completed the first three levels will be able to read and comprehend as well as explain texts from newspapers and various literary genres. Classes will be held on Tuesdays and Fridays, between 18:00-21:00(GMT+3).

● As it will be used during the studies, participants are requested to add the Western Armenian keyboard to their computers.
Knowledge of Turkish is a must as Turkish explanations will be provided during the studies.
● Participants are asked to keep their cameras on during the classes conducted over Zoom.
● The participant may state the level they wish to attend. If necessary, a placement test will be administered by the instructors.
● Each level will open subject to minimum enrollment numbers being met.

To register, please complete the form below. The registration fee of 1,000 TL (VAT included) is payable before the first day of the courses to the following bank account:

T. Vakıflar Bankası, Osmanbey Şubesi
Beneficiary: Hrant Dink Vakfı İktisadi İşletmesi
IBAN: TR12 0001 5001 5800 7301 2480 23

If you would like to make your payment in a foreign currency, please contact us. 

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Phone: +90 212 240 33 61