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Persian (Farsi) Language Resources

farsi-small13Farsi (also known as Persian) is the most widely spoken member of the Iranian branch of the Indo-Iranian languages. It is the language of Iran and is also widely spoken in Afghanistan (as Dari) and, in an archaic form, in Tajikistan and the Pamir Mountain                                                                   region.  Resources in the Language Resources Centre

Persian (Farsi) Resources Catalogue
The PDF file contains all resources for Farsi that can be found in the Language Resources Centre. It is divided into 3 categories:


  • Book
  • Audio CD/DVD
  • Films/TV

In the 'Notes' column you will find details of, for example, CDs that accompany textbooks and vice versa. Other information had been included throughout the catalogue to help identify a specific item if viewing these off-site.

Please note that these resources are offered on a reference-only basis.




Digital Dialects
A website that helps you to practice phrases through games.

Easy Persian
Easy Persian is a collection of comprehensive online lessons to learn Persian or Farsi as spoken in Iran. It also helps you write in Farsi with step-by-step instructions.

Linguanaut: Learn Farsi
This website offers vocabulary lists and shows both the pronunciation and the Farsi script.

BBC Farsi online
Latest news in the Farsi language.




Farsi-English Dictionary
And Englush - Farsi dictionary, which also allows you to look type in Farsi terms on an onscreen Farsi computer keyboard.

Persian to Persian Dictionary




BBC Farsi online
Latest news in the Farsi language


Study Persian (Farsi) at King's

Evening Language Courses
Members of the public can study Arabic at King's at beginner and intermediate levels.

Tailor-made Tuition
We offer tailor-made courses in Persian (Farsi) for individuals and groups.


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