For Mac users, we highly recommend the iBook version, the most updated version with the wonderful new design. Plus, you will have the integrated audio on ‘all’ apple devices, including laptops, iphones, and tablets.
For Android users: there are many options, such as:
1. Google play books, where the audio interactive function is available on ‘all’ devices (that is your mobile, tablet, or computer.)
2. Amazon Kindle, where the audio interactive function is currently available on androide mobile phone and tabletts, but not on PC.
About The Method
We believe that we can learn a new language just like a child does. That is by hearing, seeing, and repeating what we hear.
For most of you, Persian might sound very different from your mother tongue language. That is why this program was designed, to make Farsi easy, by guiding you one baby-step at a time.
Repeat, repeat, repeat … then repeat some more!
Master both the spoken and the written Farsi
The audio recordings attached to the book, provide an organized system with calculated allowed time for your repetition and/or responses to the questions.
So all you need to do is press play, look at the pictures, and follow the audio guidance provided to you in English. You don’t have to do the work, we have done the work for you!
Simply dedicate half hour of your time to your personal self-study guide each day. The audio instructions accompanied by the book, will take you by hand and show you every step along the way.
This way you don’t feel like you are making a huge brainy effort, but rather, you will enjoy learning. Notice the children, they learn best when they play or having fun; adults are exactly the same way!
Persian (Farsi) Step By Step is a full-color textbook, with pictures, easy terminology, useful everyday dialogues, cultural notes, and comprehensive exercises. The free audio recordings that accompany the book, include instructions in English.
- Easy Persian vocabulary and dialogues
- Step-by-step grammar with easy charts
- Free professional audio with instructions in English
- Color pictures and illustrations
- Comprehensive exercises and quizzes
- Cultural notes, Persian idioms and expressions
- Persian alphabet and Simple guide for writing
- All dialogues transliterated in Latin
Learning Persian has just got easier
The textbook introduces an easy, fun, and dynamic new technique of learning Farsi . It also includes a clear and point-to-point grammar guide with tables and charts in every chapter.
You may purchase Level 1 and 2 separately for a lighter version; or choose to buy both levels in one single and complete textbook. Press here to learn about the content covered in each level of the course.
Excellent Source For Farsi Teachers or Tutors
Persian Step By Step with its exercises, color pictures, illustrated quizzes, and grammar charts provides valuable teaching tools for Farsi teachers to use in their classrooms or private lessons.
Why "Persian Step By Step"?Things we offer, that others don't:
1. Fun interactive book with audio
With Persian Step by Step you will have fun while you learn! It is the first interactive course for Farsi with both audio and color illustrations. The audio is incorporated inside the kindle book and it works with no internet. So you can access the audio by pressing the audio icon directly on your phone or tablet, and enjoy learning while looking at the pictures. Take the book with you wherever you go and study Farsi at home, office, shcool, classroom, or when you travel.
To see a sample and look inside the book, click here! (In this sample, you won’t here the audio, but once you have the Kindle, you will.)
2. Baby steps
Most programs start off with complex grammar and terminology before getting you through the basics. They jump so fast from one step to the other, you won’t even know how you got there! Therefore, you might feel overwhelmed, drifted, or lost.
Persian Step By Step was created to guide you in every single step so that you’ll never feel confused; always know how you got there, or what comes next.
3. Clear and easy to follow grammar charts
Clear and detailed breakdown of the Persian grammar and arranged through color tables; grammar points start from the very basics, and build up gradually into more advanced level. You will not find such easy to follow grammar breakdown in any other program.
4. Start right away with the ‘spoken’ (conversational) Farsi
Other programs teach you the written Farsi (which is used only in books). But with Persian Step By Step, you learn the spoken Farsi first. With this innovative program you don’t end up speaking in a Shakespearean like language that might sound funny or archaic to Iranians.
To learn more about the differences between the written and the spoken Farsi click here.
5. Easy to pronounce vocabulary
All the vocabulary has been carefully chosen so that they’re easy to pronounce for the beginner.
Other courses start off by dumping a bunch of difficult words at the beginner, which might only confuse or scare the student. In Persian Step By Step, we have put a lot of effort in choosing words that are essential but easy to grasp.
In the first chapters you start with basic, short, and easy to pronounce vocabulary. We want you to get ‘started’ with speaking Farsi, which is the hard part. Once you get acquainted with the sounds of the language by forming simple sentences; you’ll be on the roll, and will start learning more complicated words in later chapters.
6. Both written and spoken (colloquial) Farsi are covered in detail
‘Persian Step By Step’ is the only program that offers clear and detailed explanations on differences between the written and spoken (colloquial) Farsi as spoken in Iran. See this article for more details.
7. Persian Step By Step is created specifically for the Persian language
Many language programs such as Rosetta Stone or Innovative Languages, etc., are general softwares that are created for every language in the world. These programs do not take into account the intricacies of the Persian language which are essential for learning as a beginner. These are some examples:
A) The difference between the spoken and written Farsi is not covered in these programs.
B) Since these programs are not culture specific, they cannot deliver the essential tips and specific tools for learning Farsi.
C) These programs introduce general, hard to pronounce, and sometimes strenuous terminology. They don’t offer easy and useful Persian vocabulary list; not one that would lead to a smooth learning experience.
D) They don’t include a thorough grammar breakdown that is specific to the Persian language.
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