Farsi the language of Iran (formerly Persia) and is also widely spoken in Afghanistan and, in an archaic form, in Tajikistan and the Pamir Mountain region.
Over 70 million people speak Farsi in Iran - why not make it 70 million and one? This evocative 3000-year-old language (called Farsi in Iran and Persian elsewhere) is yours for the talking when you grab this handy, comprehensive phrasebook.
Never get stuck for words with our 3500-word two-way dictionary
Order the right meal with our menu decoder
Avoid embarrassing situations with essential tips on culture & manners
Understand the difference between written and spoken Farsi
Practicalities - how to catch a bus, find a dentist or buy a movie ticket