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Iranian TV anchor calls hijab an "evil social phenomenon" (ENG Sub)
Interviews

Iranian TV anchor calls hijab an "evil social phen…

An Iranian TV anchor in a show aired on June 2, 2014 calls h…

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Iranian TV anchor calls hijab an "evil social phenomenon" (ENG Sub)
Interviews

Iranian TV anchor calls hijab an "evil social phen…

An Iranian TV anchor in a show aired on June 2, 2014 calls h…

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Iranian clergy: cigarettes, opium, and heroin are "medicines"
Interviews

Iranian clergy: cigarettes, opium, and heroin are …

High ranking Iranian clergy, Ayatollah Haeri, says in a TV s…

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"Shortage" of modest dress for conservative women in Iran (ENGLISH SUBTITLE)
Reports

"Shortage" of modest dress for conservative women …

Iranian TV reports on May 29, 20114 that women can hardly fi…

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Khamenei on US policy towards Iran
Speeches

Khamenei on US policy towards Iran

Let's watch and translate part of a speech by Iran's supreme…

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Ahmadinejad on Nuclear Program
Speeches

Ahmadinejad on Nuclear Program

Let's watch and translate part of a speech by the Iran's for…

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Stupid
Proverbs&Idioms

Stupid

Learn what expressions and idioms you can use if you want to…

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Alphabet (Names Only)

Alphabet (Names Only)

Persian Alphabet

Familiarize yourself with the Persian Alphabet. This video includes only the name of each letter.

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Alphabet (Names&Sounds)

Alphabet (Names&Sounds)

Persian Alphabet

Learn the names and sounds of Persian Alphabet. This video includes also a short introduction about...

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Alphabet (With Example)

Alphabet (With Example)

Persian Alphabet

Let's review the Persian Alphabet one more time and see how the letters look like in words.

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Alphabet (Ghaaf, Gheyn, Khe)

Alphabet (Ghaaf, Gheyn, Khe)

Persian Alphabet

Have you difficulty pronouncing ق,غ, and خ (Ghaaf, Gheyn, Khe)? This video will offer you some...

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Future Tense

Future Tense

Grammar

Learn how to form future tense in Persian.

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Past Perfect Tense

Past Perfect Tense

Grammar

  Learn how to form past perfect tense.

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Past Progressive Tense

Past Progressive Tense

Grammar

  Learn how to form past progressive tense.

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Present Perfect Tense

Present Perfect Tense

Grammar

 Learn how to form present perfect tense.

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Present Progressive Tense

Present Progressive Tense

Grammar

  Learn how to form present progressive tense.

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Conjugation Exercise (Present & Past Tense)

Conjugation Exercise (Present & Past…

Grammar

Test yourself and see whether you have learned how to conjugate verbs in present and past tense. 

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Conjugation (Present & Past Tense)

Conjugation (Present & Past Tense)

Grammar

Learn how to conjugate verbs in present and past tense.

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Conditional Mood

Conditional Mood

Grammar

By watching this video, you learn how to make conditional sentences.

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Numbers Exercise

Numbers Exercise

Numbers

Challenge yourself and see if you have mastered the numbers in Persian.

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Numbers

Numbers

Numbers

Learn how to say any number in Persian and how to write it.

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Weather

Weather

Simple Sentences

  Learn few simple sentences regarding weather.

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Economy

Economy

Headlines

  Let’s read and translate some news headlines about economy.

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Renting an Apartment

Renting an Apartment

Simple Texts

Learn the necessary sentences you will need for renting an apartment or house.

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Shopping

Shopping

Simple Texts

Learn how to describe a shopping experience.

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Soccer

Soccer

Simple Texts

Read a funny text about a guy who dreams of playing soccer with donkeys.  

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Vacation

Vacation

Simple Texts

Learn how to describe your trip. 

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Cinema & Music

Cinema & Music

Vocabulary

  Learn some high frequency vocabulary related to cinema & music.

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Economy

Economy

Vocabulary

  Learn some high frequency vocabulary related to economy.

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Election

Election

Vocabulary

  Learn some high frequency vocabulary related to election.

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Judiciary

Judiciary

Vocabulary

  Learn some high frequency vocabulary related to judiciary.

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Medicine

Medicine

Vocabulary

  Learn some high frequency vocabulary related to medicine.

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Politics

Politics

Vocabulary

Learn some high frequency vocabulary related to politics.

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Security

Security

Vocabulary

  Learn some high frequency vocabulary related to security. 

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Technology

Technology

Vocabulary

  Learn some high frequency vocabulary related to technology.

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Radar Trap

Radar Trap

Simple Texts

Read a funny text about two kids and a radar trap.

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Priest’s Wife

Priest’s Wife

Simple Texts

Read a funny text about a priest's wife who receives a wrong email.

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Colloquial Persian

Colloquial Persian

Colloquial Persian

  Colloquial or conversational persian is a little different than the formal language. This video will help you to...

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Marmoolak (Lizard)

Marmoolak (Lizard)

Movies

Let's watch a clip from the famous persian movie Marmoolak and try to translate it. 

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Solitary

Solitary

Commentaries

  Let's read and translate parts of an article from New York Times website about solitary confinement. 

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Iran’s Nuclear Program

Iran’s Nuclear Program

Commentaries

 Let's read and translate parts of a commentary from New York Times website about Iran's nuclear program. 

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Zibakalam’s Remarks on Israel

Zibakalam’s Remarks on Israel

Commentaries

  Let's read and translate parts of a commentary from BBC Persian website about the remarks of...

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Mother Tongue and Separatism

Mother Tongue and Separatism

Commentaries

Let's read and translate parts of a commentary from BBC Persian website about mother tongue and...

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Ahmadinejad on Nuclear Program

Ahmadinejad on Nuclear Program

Speeches

Let's watch and translate part of a speech by the Iran's former President Ahmadinejad about the nuclear...

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Stupid

Stupid

Proverbs&Idioms

Learn what expressions and idioms you can use if you want to call someone stupid.

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Liar

Liar

Proverbs&Idioms

Learn what idioms and expression Persian speakers use to refer to someone who lies.

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Common Proverbs & Idioms

Common Proverbs & Idioms

Proverbs&Idioms

Learn few common Persian proverbs and idioms.

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Weather

Weather

News

Weather forecast from Iranian TV (IRIB).

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Sport

Sport

News

  Sport news from Iranian TV (Wrestling&Chess).

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Pollution

Pollution

News

  News from Iranian TV (IRIB) about pollution.

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Nuclear Program

Nuclear Program

News

News from Iranian TV (IRIB) about Iran's nuclear program.

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Inflation

Inflation

News

News from Iranian TV (IRIB) about inflation.

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