Pashto 101

Top Resources for Learning Pashto

Learn Pashto with these useful resources from around the web.

There’s never been a better time to learn a language. No matter your age or experience, a plethora of tools and resources are available to get you started or help you improve your language skills.

Best of all, many of these resources are completely free.

Check out the links below to jump-start your Pashto.


Omniglot - Basic overview of Pashto with alphabet and useful links
Wikipedia - Overview of the Pashto language

Free Courses

Amazon - Pashto language learning materials
Pimsleur - Comprehensive Pashto course based on the Pimseleur method


Defense Language Institute - Pashto (Afghanistan) language survival kit basic guide
Defense Language Institute - Pashto (Pakistan) language survival kit basic guide

Dictionaries and Translation

Grammar and Vocabulary

Forvo - Collection of Pashto words pronounced by native speakers
Wikipedia - Pashto grammar
Memrise - Spaced repetition site and app for learning Pashto vocabulary


YouTube - Search videos for learning Pashto

Radio and Podcasts

Social Media


Children's Library - Children's books in Pashto


Other Resources

Articles and Opinion

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