Kurdish (Sorani) Language Course

The Professional Development Institute offers conversational Kurdish language courses for those who wish to improve and expand their knowledge of Kurdish during their time in the region.


Kurdish (Sorani) Level 1:

Targeted at absolute beginners, the objective of this course is to introduce students to conversational Kurdish and enable them to begin communicating in Sorani. The intention of the course is to give absolute beginners the confidence to successfully interact with the Kurdish community in everyday situations.

Prerequisite to enter Kurdish Level 1: None


Kurdish (Sorani) Level 2:

Targeted at beginners with Level 1 exposure to the Kurdish language and those who want to go beyond conversational Kurdish. The objective of level 2 is to build on the conversation skills gained in Level 1 and also introduce learners to basic reading and writing in Sorani Kurdish.

Prerequisite to enter Kurdish Level 2: Completion of Kurdish Level 1 or previous exposure to Sorani Kurdish at a basic level. 


Kurdish (Sorani) Level 3:

Targeted at intermediate learners who have taken Kurdish Level 1 and 2. The objective of this course is to build on the conversation skills gained in previous courses with an increased emphasis on reading, writing, and comprehension. Level 3 is aimed at serious learners of the Kurdish language. The course will give students the tools to continue to study and use the language independently.

Prerequisite to enter Level 3: Completion of Kurdish Level 2 or previous exposure to Sorani Kurdish at an intermediate level.


Dates: To be confirmed. 

Class times5:30 - 8:00 PM  

Duration: 5 weeks (Monday and Wednesday every week).

Fee: $299 (includes all study materials).  

For more information and/or registration:

Email: pdi@auis.edu.krd

Call: +964(0)771-014-0882 / +964(0)770-548-2945