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Learn Persian (Farsi) with confidence

Learn Farsi, the Persian language of Iran, at home and on the go with Mango Languages’ desktop, Android, and iOS apps. Wherever your adventure takes you — whether to the ancient royal city of Persepolis in Iran, or to the breathtaking Safavid palaces of Isfahan, Iran, you won’t get lost with our Farsi language course.

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Speak Farsi like a local

Our certified linguists crafted this comprehensive Persian language course alongside native Farsi-speaking instructors to ensure that every conversation is practical and grammatically correct. With each bite-sized lesson, you’ll increase your language proficiency and cultural understanding and will be able to create your own phrases using the new language structures that you learn.

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Learn Farsi and explore Iranian culture with Mango Languages’ easy-to-digest units, which introduce you to Persian language vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, and culture. Our interactive words and phrases, local insights, and memory-building exercises help you understand, apply, and practice what you learn.

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Say hello in Farsi

Prep for watching classic Iranian cinema or for a backpacking trip to Iran with practical, conversation-based lessons for just about any situation. Charm potential business clients at home by practicing simple greetings, plus learn how to negotiate prices in Farsi for shopping in Tehran’s Grand Bazaar. Whether you’re wondering how to ask for directions to the Persian gardens of Shiraz, or how to navigate the transit in the capital city of Tehran, our Farsi course will help you achieve your Persian language goals.

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Learn Dari: the Persian of Afghanistan

Not all Persian speakers live in Iran. Did you know that the Persian language is called Dari in Afghanistan? Explore our Persian (Dari) language course to learn more about the culture and conversations characteristic of Afghanistan and to discover the differences between the type of Persian spoken in Afghanistan and the Persian used in Iran. Practice common greetings in Dari for conversations at home or in the streets of Kabul.

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Experience Iranian culture at home and abroad

Learn more about Iran’s rich cultural heritage, from its history to the arts. Avoid common misunderstandings by studying the cultural insights built into each of our lessons. Discover proper etiquette and practice using appropriate titles of respect when greeting both old and new friends. Prepare to immerse yourself in Iranian culture — whether admiring the famous gems in Iran’s National Jewelry Museum or dining on traditional pistachio ice cream while watching your favorite Iranian movies back home.

Explore free Persian resources

Download the outline for this Persian language course on speaking Farsi, and check out our other free resources for learning Persian. Follow @MangoLanguages on your social channels for more tips and tricks on learning a new language.

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Mango Languages’ Persian (Farsi) course outline

Each chapter in this Persian language course aligns your learning to a set of conversational and grammar goals.

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Persian calligraphy

Watch the work of one of our favorite calligraphers, writing in Persian script.

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11 Persian Gestures You Should Know to Better Understand Iranian Culture

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BBC News in Persian

Read Persian news articles to stay current and to improve your vocabulary and reading skills.

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Persian books for children

Read Iranian children’s books written in Persian, perfect for beginning learners.

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