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Is it easy to teach Persian to my kids.. trying to pass it on. Struggles of teaching minority languages [Persian/Farsi]
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Struggles of Minority LanguageKhosh Ámadi be Englisi Farsi fámíle má. Khúbí? We are going well. Emerging from the hermit lifestyle we have fostered during the height of the pandemic in Melbourne Victoria. Starting a new school year with twice weekly RAT (Rapid antigen testing) and soldiering on despite the challenges of being separated from our family.I wanted to share a piece I wrote about struggling to keep on track with Persian with my children. Having had our third child, constant lockdowns and homeschooling.My sanity was starting to unravel.Switching to English when im faced with high stress situations is my go...
Tashíd in the Persian alphabet - what does it mean?
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Did you know what that little ّsquiggle on top of the letter ب is? It’s called a tashdíd (تشدید )it results in a doubling of the letter. So the sound becomes double. Instead of a single “b” it becomes double “bb”! So many little nuances that make learning persian fun, unique and interesting 🧐 can you think of any other squiggles that add meaning to persian words?