UCLA is offering a summer Armenian class for high school students who are exposed to Armenian at home and want to learn to read and write or to develop their speaking, listening, and literacy skills.


Sponsored by the UCLA Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures.

Liana Hovhannisyan

Liana Hovhannisyan was born and raised in Yerevan, Armenia and immigrated to the United States at the age of 18. She graduated from UCLA with a Bachelor’s Degree in French and is currently pursuing a Master’s of Arts in Education with a focus on Multicultural and Multilingual Studies at CSUN. Her academic interests include bilingual education, second/foreign language acquisition and teaching, and heritage language learning and pedagogy. Liana has worked as a French and Armenian tutor for many years at Los Angeles Valley College and UCLA, building a strong bond with students of different ages coming from different backgrounds and cultures. She is extremely enthusiastic about this wonderful opportunity to work with heritage language speakers during the summer.