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Dictionaries and Study Tools

Vajehyab

Comprehensive online searchable Persian dictionary. Also available as an iOS and Android app.

Forvo

Largest pronunciation guide available. Search words in Persian and hear them pronounced by native speakers.

STUDY BLUE

Customizable flashcard decks that allow you to sort by least reviewed, newest, or hardest words and phrases.

Quizlet

Online customizable flashcard decks that allow you to search for others' flashcards and vocabulary. 

 

Memrise

A flashcard site featuring existing decks in Persian at various levels.

DLI Online Assessment

This online reading and listening exam will provide individual feedback on areas and skills you can improve in.

 

Jahanshiri.ir

This online verb conjugator  can conjugate Persian verbs in all tenses, aspects and moods.

 

Online Learning

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Music and Radio

BBC Radio

A daily, downloadable podcast that discusses breaking news in Iran and around the world in Persian.

Radio Farda

A radio station based out of Prague, Czech Republic. Listen to different programs discussing various topics, such as sports, literature, science, and more.

     

 

 

Radio Javan

Stream Persian music and podcasts from the largest collection available online.

 

Radio Hamrah

A Persian radio station based in Los Angeles, CA. Listen to topics ranging from news, psychology, literature, and more.  

 

Radio Darvish

Stream traditional Persian music.

 
 
 

Spotify: Pop Music

Spotify: Traditional

Spotify: Rap Music

 
 

Media and Culture

 
     

 

 

Jadid Online

Read, listen, or watch reports produced by journalists from Iran, Afghanistan, and Tajikistan.

 

 

Kodoom

Online resource that provides information about Persian events and concerts that are happening in your area.

 

IMV Box

Subscription-based movie platform showing Iranian movies with English subtitles.

 

 

 

Typing Test

Test your skills and compete for the quickest typing time.


Cooking Blogs and Videos

 
 

Iranian-American chef and cookbook author Ariana Bundy demonstrates her passion for Persian cuisine through a range of how-to videos, TV guest appearances and uploads from her award-winning TV series "Ariana's Persian Kitchen."

 
 
 
 
 

 Iranian-Sudanese food blogger Zahra Abdalla invites you to join her on her culinary journey of traditional and modern interpretations of Middle Eastern cuisine.

 

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