Course Overview

Farsi, also known as Persian Language, counts over 110 million speakers worldwide and is the official language of Iran. About 25% of Afghanistan speaks Farsi, as well as parts of Pakistan and segments within other Persian Gulf countries. Many English words come to us from Farsi including “shawl”, “lilac”, “jasmine”, and “bazaar" and Farsi has been significant in major literary, poetic and musical works. Join us and learn the basics of Farsi language and Persian culture.

What You'll Learn

  • You'll be able to introduce yourself and carry on a simple conversation
  • You'll be able to count
  • You'll know basic phrases and be able to describe familial connections
  • You'll know about Persian history and culture

Who Should Attend

This class is appropriate for beginning language learners and anyone with an interest in Farsi, Persian language and culture.
Thank you for your interest in this course. This course is not currently open for enrollment. Please complete a Course Inquiry so that we may promptly notify you when enrollment opens.

UNM Tuition Remission

UNM Staff, Faculty, and Retirees: This course is Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development. For more information, visit the UNM Tuition Remission information page.

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