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Worldwide Classes

Over 15 centers globally

In-person and online classes

Our courses are held both in-person and and online, below you will find a list of our courses. Please visit the contact page to see what courses are available in your local area.

Years 1 to 6 for students ages 6-16

Courses for non-Farsi speakers age 14 +

Courses for bilinguals ages 14 +

GCSE Persian classes (U.K. only)

In-person classes

These classes are mainly suited for young students from the age of 6 and above. In addition to attending weekly classes, we encourage participation in cultural activities and talent shows as part of students’ curriculum where they practice public speaking, teamwork and interpersonal skills.

Interactive learning environment

Regular feedback and homework

Cultural activities and talent shows

Online courses

These weekly online classes are live and interactive using the Google-Suite platform and other digital forms of communication. As part of these courses we encourage students to take part in our online competitions and events such as Norouz Challenges where they showcase their artwork, musical instruments and talents via our social media channels allowing our international community to stay interconnected.

Available worldwide

Live and interactive

Support from expert instructors

Course details

Years 1-6 for young students

Year 1

Requirements:
  • Age 6-10
  • No previous knowledge required
Course Content:
  • Introduction of alphabet, numbers handwriting, phonics, intonation.
  • Learn and practice Persian pronunciation
  • Developing vocabulary, reading comprehension, listening
  • Learn the alphabet fully
  • Write words and basic sentences
  • Greet people
  • Learn numbers
Duration: 2 Years

Year 2

Requirements:
  • Age 7-11
  • Must know alphabet and be able to write words and make sentences
  • Must comprehend some preliminary vocabulary
Course Content:
  • Progressing vocabulary, reading comprehension, listening, speaking, and writing skills
  • Learning sentence structure
  • Developing vocabulary, reading comprehension, listening
  • Practice improving handwriting
  • Learn verb conjugations
  • Familiarise with cultural concepts, traditions, and customs
Duration: 1 Year

Year 3

Requirements:
  • Age 9-14
  • Must be able to read and write
  • Comprehend various uses of verbs
Course Content:
  • Improve skills to read and understand short, straightforward texts
  • Focus on conversational Farsi
  • Write simple sentences
  • Listen, respond, and discuss familiar topics with more than one person
  • Practice improving handwriting
Duration: 1 Year

Year 4

Requirements:
  • Age 11-15
  • Must be able to hold a conversation confidently
  • Must know how to write long sentences with use of various verbs
Course Content:
  • Practicing reading and comprehend classical style Persian Poetry
  • Learning about different language registers including idiomatic and interjectional phrases
  • Learning to translate short texts
  • Being able to write short articles and descriptions
  • Differentiating between spoken and written Farsi
Duration: 1 Year

Year 5

Requirements:
  • Age 10-16
  • Must be able to read and write Farsi
  • Comprehend various uses of verbs
  • Must know sentence structures confidently
  • Must have a diverse understanding of vocabulary
Course Content:
  • Advancing understanding of Farsi culture, tradition, history, art, and literature with a focus on the history of Persian literature, scientists, artists, and ancient sportsmen.
  • Introduction to the pragmatics of Iranian culture and language.
Duration: 1 Year

Year 6

Requirements:
  • Age 10-16
  • Must be confident with grammar concepts
  • Must be able to understand and speak Farsi to hold a conversation
Course Content:
  • Expanding vocabulary, reading comprehension, listening, speaking, and writing skills.
  • Further cultural understanding with a detailed analysis of Persian poetry, and famous sites and architecture
  • Mastering how to ask and give opinions
  • Translation from and into English
Duration: 1 Year

Persian GCSE (U.K. Only)

Requirements:
  • Age 11-18
  • Ability to confidently read and write in Farsi and hold long conversations as well as give opinions
Course Content:
  • Preparing students for the UK GCSE Edexcel Persian exam
  • testing the skills of reading, listening, speaking, and writing in four papers
  • Wide ranging topics including identity, culture, local area, holiday, travel, school, future aspirations, study, work, and international and global issues
Duration: 1 Year

Persian for Teener and Adult Learners

Foundation (Non-Farsi Speakers)

Requirements:
  • Age 14 and above
  • No previous knowledge required
Course Content:
  • Learn and practice Persian pronunciation
  • Understand the cultural origins and basic cultural customs
  • Learn the alphabet fully
  • Write words and basic sentences
  • Greet people
  • Learn numbers
Duration: 1 Year

Persian for Bilinguals Level 1-4

Requirements:
  • Age 14 and above
  • Must know alphabet and be able to write words and make sentences
  • Must comprehend some preliminary vocabulary
Course Content:
  • Fast-paced classes for older students and adults
  • Reinforcing and advancing knowledge of alphabet, numbers, handwriting, phonics, intonation, and sentence formation
  • Further developing vocabulary, reading comprehension, listening, speaking, and writing skills with a focus on conversational Farsi.
  • Developing vocabulary, reading comprehension, listening, speaking, and writing skills with a focus on conversational Farsi.
  • Learning grammar concepts
  • Learn numbers
  • Differentiating between spoken and written Farsi
Duration: 4 Years

Persian Advanced for bilinguals Level 5-6

Requirements:
  • Age 18 and above
  • Must be able to read and write Farsi well
  • Must be able to understand and speak Farsi to hold a conversation about specific topics
  • Must be able to analyse advance text and articles in Farsi
  • Must be confident with grammar concepts
Course Content:
  • Advancing formal vocabulary, reading comprehension of large texts, listening and comprehension of conversations
  • Understanding contemporary and traditional Persian poetry
  • Speaking and writing confidently
  • Learning to read and understand classic Persian literature
  • Translation of Persian texts from and into English
  • Writing practices: essays, summaries, analysis and creative writing
Duration: 2 Years

Course details

Years 1-6 for young students
Level Course content Duration (years) Requirements
Year 1
  • Introduction of alphabet, numbers, handwriting, phonics, intonation
  • Learn and practice Persian pronunciation
  • Developing vocabulary, reading comprehension, listening
  • Learn the alphabet fully
  • Write words and basic sentences
  • Greet people
  • Learn numbers
2
  • Age 6-10
  • No previous knowledge required
Year 2
  • Progressing vocabulary, reading comprehension, listening, speaking and writing skills
  • Learning sentence structure
  • Practice improving handwriting
  • Learn verb conjugations
  • Familiarise with cultural concepts, traditions and customs
1
  • Age 7-11
  • Must know alphabet and be able to write words and make sentences
  • Must comprehend some preliminary vocabulary
Year 3
  • Improve skills to read and understand short, straightforward texts
  • Focus on conversational Farsi
  • Write simple sentences
  • Listen, respond and discuss familiar topics with more than one person
  • Practice improving handwriting
1
  • Age 8-14
  • Must be able to read and write
  • Comprehend various uses of verbs
Year 4
  • Practising to read and comprehend classical style Persian Poetry
  • Learning about different language registers including idiomatic and interjectional phrases in order to produce authentic Farsi
  • Differentiating between spoken and written Farsi
1
  • Age 11-15
  • Must be able to hold a conversation confidently
  • Must know how to write long sentences with use of various verbs
Year 5
  • Advancing understanding of Farsi culture, tradition, history, art and literature with a focus on the history of Persian literature, scientists, artists and ancient sportsmen
  • Introduction to the pragmatics of Iranian culture and language
1
  • Age 10-16
  • Must be able to read and write Farsi
  • Comprehend various uses of verbs
  • Must know sentence structures
Year 6
  • Expanding vocabulary, reading comprehension, listening, speaking, and writing skills
  • Further cultural understanding with a detailed analysis of Persian poetry, and famous sites and architecture
  • Mastering how to ask and give opinions
  • Translation from and into English
1
  • Age 10-16
  • Must be confident with grammar concepts
  • Must be able to understand and speak farsi in order to hold a conversation
Persian GCSE (U.K. only)
Course content Duration (years) Requirements
  • Preparing students for the UK GCSE Edexcel Persian exam
  • Testing the skills of reading, listening, speaking and writing in four papers
  • Wide ranging topics including identity, culture , local area, holiday, travel, school, future aspirations, study, work and international and global issues
1
  • Age 11-18
  • Ability to confidently read and write in Farsi and hold long conversations as well as give opinions
Persian for Teener and Adult Learners
Level Course content Duration (years) Requirements
Foundation (non-Farsi speakers)
  • Learn and practice Persian pronunciation
  • Understand the cultural origins and basic cultural customs
  • Learn the alphabet fully
  • Write words and basic sentences
  • Greet people
  • Learn numbers
1
  • Age 14 and above
  • No previous knowledge required
Persian for Bilinguals: Level 1-4
  • Fast-paced classes for older students and adults
  • Reinforcing and advancing knowledge of alphabet, numbers, handwriting, phonics, intonation and sentence formation
  • Further developing vocabulary, reading comprehension, listening, speaking and writing skills with a focus on conversational Farsi
  • Learning sentence structure
  • Learning grammar concepts
  • Differentiating between spoken and written Farsi
4
  • Age 14 and above
  • Must know alphabet and be able to write words and make sentences
  • Must comprehend some preliminary vocabulary
Persian Advanced (bilinguals)
  • Advancing formal vocabulary, reading comprehension of large texts, listening and comprehension of conversations
  • Understanding contemporary and traditional Persian poetry Speaking and writing confidently
  • Learning to read and understand classic Persian literature
  • Translation of Persian texts from and into English
  • Writing practices: essays, summaries, analysis and creative writing
2
  • Age 18 and above
  • Must be able to read and write Farsi well
  • Must be able to understand and speak Farsi to hold a conversation about specific topics
  • Must be able to analyse advance text and articles in Farsi
  • Must be confident with grammar concepts

Teaching Methods and Resources

We always incorporate creative techniques in our lessons, combining traditional and modern methods to cater to all students from a wide spectrum of backgrounds and ages. Our online classes are live and interactive using platforms such as G- suite by Google and Zoom. Resources include PowerPoints, videos and use of interactive apps such as Jamboard.

Our in-person classes focus on traditional methods such as dictation, handwriting practice as well as more interactive teaching methods to develop a lasting interest in learning in our students. Students who attend the school from the age of 6 through 16 will attend classes equivalent to the first to the sixth year of teaching in Iran. By the end of the sixth year the students learn to confidently speak, read, and write.
 
Carefully selected textbooks and authentic source material, including books and material authored and published by the school itself, are provided for both on-line and in-person classes. Students are provided with regular feedback and are given weekly homework in all our classes.

Courses