We are MTO International Persian School, one of the largest global Farsi schools, with an array of experienced teachers holding over 30 years of experience. We offer Farsi language courses in-person at 15 centers around the world and online worldwide classes for children and adults


In 1991, our school commenced its journey in Toronto, Vancouver, and Houston. By 1995, we expanded our presence with the opening of new centers in Dallas, London, Dusseldorf, and Nice. Building on this international success, we further established ourselves in Atlanta, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Aarhus, Copenhagen, Barcelona, and Rome. Since 2020, we have broadened our horizons and are dedicated to providing online classes worldwide, ensuring that anyone interested in learning Farsi can access our online classes from anywhere in the world.
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Our ultimate goal is to create a welcoming and impactful space where passionate learners from diverse backgrounds can immerse themselves in the beauty of Farsi language, while preserving the rich culture, literature, and timeless traditions of Iran and other Farsi-speaking nations. To bring this vision to life, we curate vibrant cultural programs that showcase the talents of our students through captivating music, soulful singing, mesmerizing dances, poetic recitations, and breathtaking theatrical performances. Join us on this enchanting journey as we celebrate the essence of Farsi and foster a community united by its extraordinary heritage. We pride ourselves in creating a safe and family-oriented environment across our centers worldwide. Many of our students make life-long friends and stay in touch even after graduating. Some alumni return to volunteer to give back to the community the values and skills they’ve learnt from the school.

Our Team

Our team of dedicated teachers and staff consists of experienced and highly motivated individuals who are trained in the field of teaching Farsi and education. We make it our utmost priority to teach our students with kindness, respect and compassion.

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Diversity and Inclusivity

We take great pride in providing a joyful and inclusive learning environment for everyone regardless of their nationality, race, gender or religion. We are committed to ensuring that every student has a chance to reach their full potential and be a valued member of the MTO International Persian school.

Courses Overview

We teach a variety of Farsi language courses based on age, background, ability and location. Our courses are taught both online and in-person. To find out more about our courses please visit the Courses page.

Aimed at students aged 6 to 16 years old who are from Farsi speaking families.

Tailored classes to prepare for the UK national exams, the General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) 

(some background knowledge of Farsi language required)

Designed for older students and adults who are also from Farsi-speaking families. 

Fast paced and taught at 6 levels with progression to intermediate and advanced levels including reading Persian literature. 

(No previous knowledge of Farsi language required inclusive of all nationalities)

Designed for older students and adults with no background in Farsi. 

Fast paced and taught at 6 levels with progression to intermediate and advanced levels.

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