Student Resources and Projects
Browse resources for current students, or learn more about what past students have created in coursework and cultural workshops.
Resources for Current Students
Comprehensive online searchable Persian dictionary. Also available as an iOS and Android app.
Largest pronunciation guide available. Search words in Persian and hear them pronounced by native speakers.
Customizable flashcard decks that allow you to sort by least reviewed, newest, or hardest words and phrases.
Online customizable flashcard decks allow you to search for others' flashcards and vocabulary.
A flashcard site featuring existing decks in Persian at various levels.
DLI ONLINE ASSESSMENT
This online reading and listening exam will provide individual feedback on areas and skills you can improve in.
This online verb conjugator can conjugate Persian verbs in all tenses, aspects and moods.
A daily, downloadable podcast that discusses breaking news in Iran and around the world in Persian.
A radio station based out of Prague, Czech Republic. Listen to different programs discussing various topics, such as sports, literature, science, and more.
Stream Persian music and podcasts from the largest collection available online.
A Persian radio station based in Los Angeles, CA. Listen to topics ranging from news, psychology, literature, and more.
Stream traditional Persian music.
SPOTIFY: POP MUSIC
SPOTIFY: RAP MUSIC
Iranian-American chef and cookbook author Ariana Bundy demonstrates her passion for Persian cuisine through a range of how-to videos, TV guest appearances and uploads from her award-winning TV series "Ariana's Persian Kitchen."
Iranian-Sudanese food blogger Zahra Abdalla invites you to join her on her culinary journey of traditional and modern interpretations of Middle Eastern cuisine.
Through coursework and cultural workshops, Persian Flagship students produce a number of projects ranging from art to research. Below are some samples of what our students have created.
The Roshan Undergraduate Persian Studies Journal is a project initiated by the Roshan Undergraduate Ambassadors and several Persian Flagship students as part of the University of Maryland’s Persian Studies program. Companion to the journal is the Roshangar website which draws from and reflects on our diverse academic and ethnic backgrounds as well as our broad range of experiences with Persian culture. The open-access nature of Roshangar is intended to encourage and support undergraduate research in Persian Studies across a range of academic disciplines and professional fields.Visit the Roshangar website