Author Archive | Maryam

Improving Farsi speaking skills

Recently one of my students asked how to improve his Farsi speaking skills. I gave him my usual advices about doing listening exercises, memorising new vocabulary and so on. However, it seems to be a big concern for many Farsi learners and perhaps there are no that many good materials to practice this beautiful language. […]

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Learning Farsi: what are common difficulties?

Each language has its own difficulties when it comes to learning it as a foreign language. It should be mentioned that ‘common difficulties’ are varied for different language speakers. For instance a native Arabic speaker will never have the same difficulties as a native English speaker might have in the process of learning Farsi. During […]

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Visiting Iran: Shiraz, part 1

If you are learning Farsi or planning to do so, you may consider visiting Iran. There are many beautiful places to see. Of course, even if you don’t speak Persian you will be fine as in all touristic places people do speak English. Every few weeks I will describe tourist attractions of different cities. I […]

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