Persian Verbs

Welcome to the 10th lesson about verbs in Persian. We will first learn about the present tense, followed by the past tense, and future tense. We will also analyze some grammar rules, and finally practice how to ask for direction in Persian.

Verbs are used to express an action (I swim) or a state of being (I am). The present tense in Persian conveys a situation or event in the present time. Here are some examples:

Present Tense
Persian
I speak English
من به زبان انگلیسی حرف می زنم Audio
you speak French
شما به زبان فرانسه حرف می زنید Audio
he speaks German
او به زبان آلمانی حرف می زند Audio
she speaks Italian
او به زبان ایتالیایی حرف می زند Audio
we speak Arabic
ما به زبان عربی حرف می زنیم Audio
they speak Chinese
آنها به زبان چینی حرف می زنند Audio

The past tense in Persian conveys a situation or event in the past time. Here are some examples:

Past Tense
Persian
I visited France
من از فرانسه دیدن کردم Audio
you visited Italy
شما از ایتالیا دیدن کردید Audio
he visited Morocco
او از مراکش دیدن کرد Audio
she visited China
او از چین دیدن کرد Audio
we visited Mexico
ما از مکزیک دیدن کردیم Audio
they visited Kenya
آنها از کنیا دیدن کردند Audio

The future tense in Persian conveys a situation or event which is anticipated to happen in the future. Here are some examples:

Future Tense
Persian
I will drink milk
من شیر خواهم نوشید Audio
you will drink coffee
شما قهوه خواهید نوشید Audio
he will drink tea
او چای خواهد نوشید Audio
she will drink water
او آب خواهد نوشید Audio
we will drink apple juice
ما آب سیب خواهیم نوشید Audio
they will drink tea
آنها چای خواهند نوشید Audio

Now let's take a break and refresh our vocabulary by learning the body parts.

ear
ear Audio
گوش
eye
eye Audio
چشم
mouth
mouth Audio
دهان
nose
nose Audio
بینی
hair
hair Audio
مو
face
face Audio
صورت
head
head Audio
سر
heart
heart Audio
قلب
hand
hand Audio
دست
fingers
fingers Audio
انگشتان
leg
leg Audio
پا
feet
feet Audio
پاها

Travel Phrases in Persian

Imagine yourself in some Persian speaking country. The following travel phrases are highly important and can help you avoid misunderstanding. Try to memorize them and practice!

English
Persian
Can you help me?
آیا می توانید به من کمک کنید؟ Audio
Can I help you?
آیا می توانم به شما کمک کنم؟ Audio
Where is the airport?
فرودگاه کجا است؟ Audio
Go straight
مستقیم بروید Audio
Then
سپس Audio
Turn left
بپیچید سمت راست Audio
Turn right
بپیچید سمت چپ Audio

I hope this lesson about the verbs in Persian was not hard for you. If you have any question about this lesson please contact me here. Now it's time to check the next lesson below.

Persian Vocabulary   Persian Vocabulary

Persian Audio   Persian Audio



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