As an official language of Afghanistan and a widely spoken language in Pakistan, Pashto is a deeply historical language with roots at least 3,500 years deep. Join the rich traditions of the Pashtun people and the estimated 50 million people worldwide who speak Pashto and embrace the historical and fascinating language of this significant culture. In Afghanistan, Pashto is a crucial language for participating in government functions, schooling, and cultural exchange. By choosing to learn Pashto, you’re making an educated entrance into the increasingly relevant and always intriguing world of Central Asia.

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Learn Through Conversations


Click a topic below to see the grammar goals and conversational goals for each chapter.

  • Greetings, Gratitude and Goodbyes


    Greetings, Gratitude and Goodbyes

    • Express gratitude
    • Greet people
    • Make Small Talk with Strangers
    • Say Goodbye!
    • 1st and 2nd Person Subject Pronouns
    • Form the Possessive Pronouns ستا and ستاسو
    • Introduction to Formal and Informal Register
    • Introduction to Pashto Syntax
    • Present Tense Conjugations of the Verb "to Be"
  • Do you Speak English?


    Do you Speak English?

    • Ask / Tell If Someone Speaks a Language
    • Ask / Tell Where Someone is From
    • Get Someone's Attention
    • Meeting someone
    • Conjugation of the Verb "to Be" in the 3rd Person
    • Conjunctions او & یا , خو
    • Formation of Yes/No Questions
    • Prepositions د & ته , ده , په