About This Show
On this podcast We speak mainly in Farsi. By catching up, you can train your ears and improve your language skills. We introduce one descent Persian traditional music each episode. you can Find some fantastic itineraries in Iran and how to participate in them. We interview trip advisors, tourists, residents and students. We talk about the masterpieces in Persian literature. We interview historians about Persian empire, Persian dynasties, Cyrus the great and history of Persia.
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016 - (Farsi) Leyla Shams and Learn Persian with Chai and Conversation
Today if you're a native English speaker and you want to learn another language, you will easily find many sources available online. Videos, apps, podcasts, programs, newsletters, etc. Many companies produced valuable products which are easy to follow and in most cases they do really make the whole process of learning a language a lot easier. All you have to do is to listen and repeat. Keep it going and after a few months, whoala! You can speak just another language (by the definition). However, as of now I believe when it comes to Persian language, these online sources are notably limited. But worry not! there is a jewel in this realm. Something that was and still is needed. An intuitive podcast that teaches you conversational Persian language step by step. This podcast is up and running for around 7 years now and most of you guys know about it. “Learn Persian with Chai and Conversation” by Leyla Shams. Leyla, as the founder and the host of this podcast, lives in the United States since she was three. Among others, she is a talented host, an architect, a wife and a mom. In this episode I asked her about the podcast, her experience of teaching Persian language, living in the Austin, Texas and many more questions. This episode was spoken entirely in Farsi. Hope you enjoy it.a Episode Highlights: 06:20 Please introduce yourself 07:55 How did you end up living in the United States? 09:00 Are you still coming to Iran sometimes? 09:50 Living in Dallas be like... 11:10 Living in United States "could be" very boring sometime. 12:05 Would you rather completely live in Iran? 12:40 Are you following the news in Iran? 13:00 How many cities in Iran have you visited? 14:20 Where did you got your Bachelor's degree? 14:45 What makes you thinking about teaching Persian language? 16:55 Have you taught Farsi in a classroom? 17:30 Where the name "Chai and Conversation" comes from? 18:22 How many are working on this podcast? 18:40 Who's Mat? 21:30 Can Mat speak Farsi fluently? 22:10 Do you think you've reached your aim? 23:20 Are you going to keep more videos? 24:50 Ruz is here. 28:30 Will you teach your son Persian language? 29:20 Can you read and write in Farsi? 29:55 Teaching one word per day on Facebook page. 32:20 Persian cuisines in the United States. 33:42 Could a