Iranian Culture with Language Series

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This podcast series is created by the Language Acquisition Resource Center (LARC) at San Diego State University (SDSU)

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Created by the Language Acquisition Resource Center at San Diego State University
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🇬🇧 English
last modified
2015-04-14 21:56
last episode published
2015-04-13 20:35
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3.8 days
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96
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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
13.04.2015

Lesson 10.1– Introduction and Persian Poets

Iran Culture with Language Course – Lesson 10.1 Introduction Hafez’s poetry Popularity of poetry in Iranian culture Other popular Persian poets – Ferdowsi and Saadi Tourism: Visiting tombs of Persian poets    
The Language Acquisition Resource Center (LARC) at SDSU author
13.04.2015

Lesson 10.2– The Table of Seven S’s

Iran Culture with Language Course – Lesson 10.2 Haft-seen: The Table of 7 S’s Nowruz Items on the Haft-seen The festival of fire Gifts and picnics A global celebration    
The Language Acquisition Resource Center (LARC) at SDSU author
13.04.2015

Lesson 10.3– Blue Domes

Iran Culture with Language Course – Lesson 10.3 Blue domes on mosques Significance of the color blue Islam in Iran Minority religions Baha’i discrimination    
The Language Acquisition Resource Center (LARC) at SDSU author
13.04.2015

Lesson 10.4– Farvahar

Iran Culture with Language Course – Lesson 10.4 Symbol of the Zoroastrian religion Found in Persepolis and Fire temples Farvahar explained Zoroastrian revival    
The Language Acquisition Resource Center (LARC) at SDSU author
13.04.2015

Lesson 10.5– Food and Drink of Iran

Iran Culture with Language Course – Lesson 10.5 Saffron Global production Saffron in Persian cooking – Rice dishes Dry fruits and nuts Tea vs. Coffee    
The Language Acquisition Resource Center (LARC) at SDSU author
13.04.2015

Lesson 10.6– Ancient Persia

Iran Culture with Language Course – Lesson 10.6 Ancient Persia Persepolis – History Symbol of Iranian pride  
The Language Acquisition Resource Center (LARC) at SDSU author
13.04.2015

Lesson 10.7– Iranian Fashion Rules

Iran Culture with Language Course – Lesson 10.7 Fashion rules Hijab Chador Fashion Police Punishment Opposition to fashion rules Rules for men’s wardrobes    
The Language Acquisition Resource Center (LARC) at SDSU author
13.04.2015

Lesson 10.8– The Iranian Flag

Iran Culture with Language Course – Lesson 10.8 The Iranian Flag Changes pre- and post-1979 Revolution Colors Emblem Symbol of opposition    
The Language Acquisition Resource Center (LARC) at SDSU author
13.04.2015

Lesson 10.9– Persian Rugs

Iran Culture with Language Course – Lesson 10.9 Persian rugs Exporting Value Other exported goods – OIL    
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13.04.2015

Lesson 10.10– Conclusion

Iran Culture with Language Course – Lesson 10.10 Conclusion
The Language Acquisition Resource Center (LARC) at SDSU author
13.03.2015

Lesson 9.1– Introduction and History

Iran Culture with Language Course – Lesson 9.1 Introduction 3 waves of emigration Wave 1 – 1950s – 1979 Wave 2 – 1979 – 2001 Wave 3 – 2001 – present
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13.03.2015

Lesson 9.2– The Numbers

Iran Culture with Language Course – Lesson 9.2 How many Iranians live outside of Iran? Where have the settled? Inaccurate census data Iranians in Europe, Israel, and Turkey
The Language Acquisition Resource Center (LARC) at SDSU author
13.03.2015

Lesson 9.3– Who are Iranians abroad?

Iran Culture with Language Course – Lesson 9.3 Iranian-American diversity Iranian religious and ethnic minorities abroad
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13.03.2015

Lesson 9.4– Socioeconomic Status

Iran Culture with Language Course – Lesson 9.4 Education achievement Brain drain Financial success Challenges to success Self-employment
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13.03.2015

Lesson 9.5– Assimilation

Iran Culture with Language Course – Lesson 9.5 Assimilating to the US Iranian-American identity The new generation Showing Persian pride Generation gap Uniting Iranian-Americans
The Language Acquisition Resource Center (LARC) at SDSU author
13.03.2015

Lesson 9.6– Conclusion

Iran Culture with Language Course – Lesson 9.6 Using humor to talk about Iranian stereotypes Conclusion
The Language Acquisition Resource Center (LARC) at SDSU author
10.02.2015

Lesson 8.1– Introduction and the Marriage Process

Iran Culture with Language Course – Lesson 8.1 Introduction The marriage process Traditional marriage arrangements Khastegari ceremony – The first official meeting Namzadi – The engagement Finding the appropriate partner Symbolic artificats
The Language Acquisition Resource Center (LARC) at SDSU author
10.02.2015

Lesson 8.2– Weddings

Iran Culture with Language Course – Lesson 8.3 Who pays? Pre-wedding rituals The ceremony The mahrieh – dowry Rings and gifts What to wear After the wedding  
The Language Acquisition Resource Center (LARC) at SDSU author
10.02.2015

Lesson 8.3– Divorce in Iran

Iran Culture with Language Course – Lesson 8.3 Rising divorce rates – Why? Lopsided legal codes Government reactions Changes in sexual mores Extra-marital affairs
The Language Acquisition Resource Center (LARC) at SDSU author
10.02.2015

Lesson 8.4– Living Together

Iran Culture with Language Course – Lesson 8.4 The role of men and women Extended families Elderly family members Birth rituals Children Birthdays
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10.02.2015

Lesson 8.5– Funerals and Conclusion

Iran Culture with Language Course – Lesson 8.5 Funerals Burial Grieving Conclusion
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19.12.2014

Lesson 7.1– Introduction and Background

Iran Culture with Language Course – Lesson 7.1 Introduction Pre-Revolution Post-Revolution Today and the Future
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19.12.2014

Lesson 7.2– Tabriz

Iran Culture with Language Course – Lesson 7.2 The Sahand Mountains The Bazaar of Tabriz St. Thaddeus Church
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19.12.2014

Lesson 7.3– Shiraz

Iran Culture with Language Course – Lesson 7.3 The Nasir al-Mulk Mosque “King of the Light” mosque Eram garden Persepolis Pasargadae
The Language Acquisition Resource Center (LARC) at SDSU author
19.12.2014

Lesson 7.4– Isfahan

Iran Culture with Language Course – Lesson 7.4 Naghsh-e jahan square The Grand Bazaar Si-o seh pol bridge Chehel sotoun monument Menar- jonban mosque The Abbasi Hotel
The Language Acquisition Resource Center (LARC) at SDSU author
19.12.2014

Lesson 7.5– The Caspian Sea

Iran Culture with Language Course – Lesson 7.5 The Caspian Sea A local getaway Outdoor activities Gender Rules Temporary Marriage Licences
The Language Acquisition Resource Center (LARC) at SDSU author
18.12.2014

Lesson 7.6– Conclusion

Iran Culture with Language Course – Lesson 7.6 Conclusion
The Language Acquisition Resource Center (LARC) at SDSU author
19.11.2014

Lesson 6.1– Introduction

Iran Culture with Language Course – Lesson 6.1 Introduction Daily life – the mundane, day-to-day life Family, friends, entertainment, relationships, transportation, school, work, and food Culture, traditions, and values play out in every day life Point...
The Language Acquisition Resource Center (LARC) at SDSU author
19.11.2014

Lesson 6.2– The Razavi Family

Iran Culture with Language Course – Lesson 6.2 The Razavi Family Middle class family Father – Works for the government, trades stocks for extra money Adult son – graduate of the University of Tehran, unemployed    
The Language Acquisition Resource Center (LARC) at SDSU author
19.11.2014

Lesson 6.3– The Alizadeh Family

Iran Culture with Language Course – Lesson 6.3 The Alizadeh Family Traditional religious middle class family Lives in Mashhad, Iran Parental health issues    
The Language Acquisition Resource Center (LARC) at SDSU author
19.11.2014

Lesson 6.4– The Farzani Family

Iran Culture with Language Course – Lesson 6.4 The Farzani Family Upper-middle class family from Yazd, Iran Family, relationship, and financial problems Generational and personality clashes Owners of the Farzani Jewelry Store    
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19.11.2014

Lesson 6.5– Conclusion

Iran Culture with Language Course – Lesson 6.5 Conclusion 3 representative families and stories of an average day Daily life of the average Iranian Compare and contrast
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16.10.2014

Lesson 5.1– Beyond Politics– Iran’s Relations with the West

Iran Culture with Language Course – Lesson 5.1 Introduction The “Great Game” – English – Russian power  plays for territory pitted Iran in the middle. Shaped Iran’s relations with the West for centuries. Modernization and Openness vs. Closedness and Pr...
The Language Acquisition Resource Center (LARC) at SDSU author
16.10.2014

Lesson 5.2– France-Iran Relations

Iran Culture with Language Course – Lesson 5.2 Early visits to France Short lived Franco-Persian alliance (1807) French manners and fashion in Iranian life Education and culture exchanges Popularity of learning the French language
The Language Acquisition Resource Center (LARC) at SDSU author
16.10.2014

Lesson 5.3– Britain-Iran Relations

Iran Culture with Language Course – Lesson 5.3 Early diplomatic visits to England English imperialism in the Middle East The “Great Game” – Russia and Britain fight for power and territory Worsening diplomatic relations – 1953 coup Education and cultur...
The Language Acquisition Resource Center (LARC) at SDSU author
16.10.2014

Lesson 5.4– Germany-Iran Relations

Iran Culture with Language Course – Lesson 5.4 Initial diplomatic relations Iranian relations with Germany during World War 2 Iranian fascination with German technology  
The Language Acquisition Resource Center (LARC) at SDSU author
16.10.2014

Lesson 5.5– US-Iran Relations

Iran Culture with Language Course – Lesson 5.5 Initial relations between Iran and the United States Worsening political relations – Beginning with the 1953 coup Academic and cultural exchanges
The Language Acquisition Resource Center (LARC) at SDSU author
16.10.2014

Lesson 5.6– Iranians and their Success in the West

Iran Culture with Language Course – Lesson 5.6 Iranian cinema and achievements Iranian music – Traditional, Traditional with Western Influence, and Western Graphic novels Academics
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16.10.2014

Lesson 5.7– Persian/Farsi Language Section

Iran Culture with Language Course – Lesson 5.7 You will see and hear vocabulary words related to this lesson You will see and hear phrases using the vocabulary words
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16.10.2014

Lesson 5.8– The Openness of the Internet

Iran Culture with Language Course – Lesson 5.8 The openness of the Internet Internet Censorship in Iran Lesson conclusion
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16.09.2014

Lesson 4.1– Introduction and Basics of Islam

Iran Culture with Language Course – Lesson 4.1 Introduction Basics of Islam
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16.09.2014

Lesson 4.2– Pre-Islamic Religion

Iran Culture with Language Course – Lesson 4.2 Zoroastrianism Fall of the Persian Empire Islamic Conquest in Iran
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16.09.2014

Lesson 4.3– The Ottoman Power Play

Iran Culture with Language Course – Lesson 4.3 Shah Ismail declares Iran Shi’ite De-legitimatizes Ottoman Turk claim for power
The Language Acquisition Resource Center (LARC) at SDSU author
16.09.2014

Lesson 4.4– Iran becomes an Islamic Republic

Iran Culture with Language Course – Lesson 4.4 Downfall of the Monarchy Rise of the Clergy
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16.09.2014

Lesson 4.5– Religious Institutions

Iran Culture with Language Course – Lesson 4.5 Shrines Mosques Religious Schools Mecca  
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16.09.2014

Lesson 4.6– Approaches to Islam

Iran Culture with Language Course – Lesson 4.6 Traditionalist Modernists Secular Anti-Islamic Behaviors
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16.09.2014

Lesson 4.7– Religion in the Law

Iran Culture with Language Course – Lesson 4.7 Absolute Guardianship Faghih Punishment: Eating during Ramadan, Apostasy
The Language Acquisition Resource Center (LARC) at SDSU author
16.09.2014

Lesson 4.8– Religion and the Government

Iran Culture with Language Course – Lesson 4.8 Governance of the Jurist – Velayat-e Faqih Guardian Council Expediency Council Silent Ayatollahs
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16.09.2014

Lesson 4.9– Religious Holidays

Iran Culture with Language Course – Lesson 4.9 Religious Holidays Ashura Muharram Ramadan Fitr
The Language Acquisition Resource Center (LARC) at SDSU author
12.08.2014

Lesson 3.1– Iran’s Nuclear Program

Iran Culture with Language Course – Lesson 3.1 Introduction Learning Objective Pre-Revolution Starting the nuclear program under the Shah US-Iran Relations
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