Colloquial Persian is the ideal introduction to the modern language, also known as Farsi, as spoken in Iran. The author, an experienced teacher of the language, has devised a step-by-step approach to written and spoken Persian. No previous knowledge of the language is required. Learning to read and write Persian script is made as easy as possible. For those who wish to communicate in Persian without studying the script, Romanization is included throughout. Other features include: concise grammar explanations lively dialogues with essential everyday vocabulary Persian-English and English-Persian glossaries Two 60-minute cassettes are available to accompany this course. They will help you perfect your pronunciation and comprehension skills. Colloquial Persian will enable you to speak, read and write Persian with confidence.