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Is there any free online resource for learning basic Persian without learning arabic script? I tried several online courses but they all begin with teaching script first. This is very demotivating to me because I find Arabic script very difficult, and I really mean it - I can read Russian, Greek and even Hebrew to some extend but I just can't learn Arabic.

Ideally I would start by learning some basic words and phrases, spelled out in Latin alphabet and maybe learn the script later. Many Iranians type in Latin anyway in SMSs or on Facebook.

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    My Colloquial Persian book only uses Latin transliteration. I got mine for a few dollars on eBay. Their other products may utilize similar methods; but of course I have no idea. – Dr. Shmuel Nov 21 '18 at 20:25
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    Check out YouTube for video courses that are entirely oral based. Iirc – Dr. Shmuel Nov 21 '18 at 20:28
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    @Dr.Shmuel If you can write up more detailed descriptions of the resources you are aware of, you can post them as an answer. Comments aren't permanent. – Christophe Strobbe Nov 22 '18 at 10:23
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    What language should those resources be in? In other words, which language(s) do you know well enough to use them as a starting point for learning another foreign language? – Christophe Strobbe Nov 22 '18 at 19:43
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    my first language is Polish but I mostly use English these days. I guess I could handle resources in Russian or Spanish if I had no other choice. – Milo Bem Nov 23 '18 at 12:17

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