Language is the best way of communication between human beings. The official language of Iran is Persian, and the Iranian use it in two forms: spoken language and written language.
From the perspective of linguistics, Persian is a member of the large Indo-European language family. That is, it has common roots with most languages of the world.
You may be amazed to know that we Iranians like you, from whatever country you are, have the identical words as you with the same meaning and pronunciation. By tracing the origins of languages, we understand how close we are to each other and recognize that our ancestors once lived together.
To learn Persian, AKA Farsi, you have to spend a lot of time, but during your trip to Iran, just knowing some practical words may be enough, and you could take a glance below and learn some essential Persian words for your trip to Iran.