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Persian New Year, Spring is coming (and so is autumn) and Haft Sín explained with Englisi Farsi

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Persian New Year, Spring is coming (and so is autumn) and Haft Sín explained with Englisi Farsi

Happy Norúz! Nowrúz! Nawrúz! Norooz! Nowrooz! Nawrooz! Nouroz!   Have you ever wondered why you see a table of gold fish, garlic, coins and eggs magically appear in Persian homes around mid march?  Mona Kiani, chief enthusiast from Englisi Farsi Headquarters breaks it down. The Persian new year is traditionally celebrated to bring in the start of Spring : Bahár : نوروز but this is only true for those dwelling in the northern hemisphere. What do those Iranians living in the Southern Hemisphere do? Do they celebrate it too? The answer is yes! Although we are very well aware that its autumn and winter months...

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Persian or Farsi? That is the question

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Persian or Farsi? That is the question

Persian or Farsi? That is the question By Moná Kíání   Would my two-year old son speak Persian or Farsi?   Frankly that was not THE question when I decided to develop a bilingual series of books and e-books for children of mixed Persian parentage.   I was just desperately looking for resources to help my toddler son learn Farsi. The sheer irony was, as a child, I hated learning Farsi. I was always looking for ways to skip the weekly classes.   Here I was, your typical second generation Iranian of the Persian diaspora. Then again, maybe not quite....

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Today with Englisi Farsi

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Today with Englisi Farsi

Congratulations!Today is your day.You're off to Great Places!You're off and away! Dr. Seuss Every language is a world Give your child the world The Gift of Language For the first time, Persian and non-Persian parents can teach their children Persian using the familiar phonetics of the English alphabet (finglisi). To cater to the next generation of multi-lingual and multi-national families, the series are available in printed book and e-Book form with interactive audio pronunciation and inviting, colourful images. Englisi Farsi Bilingual Book Series- Ready for Reading!

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Wisdom with Englisi Farsi

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Wisdom with Englisi Farsi

When you talk you are only repeating what you already know, but if you listen, you may learn something new. ― Dalai Lama For the first time, Persian and non-Persian parents can teach their children Persian using the familiar phonetics of the English alphabet (finglisi). To cater to the next generation of multi-lingual and multi-national families, the series are available in printed book and e-Book form with interactive audio pronunciation and inviting, colourful images. Englisi Farsi Bilingual Book Series- Ready for Reading!

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Happy Mothers Day! Englisi Farsi

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Happy Mothers Day! Englisi Farsi

Happy Mothers and Grandmothers Day to our Englisi Farsi enthusiasts!  Mother = Mádar = مادَر Grandmother = Mádar Bozorg = مادَر بُزُرگ Big = Bozorg = بُزُرگ We love you all sooooooo much!   When you love someone soooooo much: theres a saying in Persian that captures this feeling. Although the direct translation sounds odd in English- it is a term of endearment and only used for those you hold near and dear. Tag someone whose liver (jígar) you want to eat lol!!! Bá eshgh xx Happy Mothers Day Rúze Mádar khosh-hál For the first time, Persian and non-Persian parents...

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