I am a bilingual (Farsi & English) linguist with more than 15 years of teaching experience. I was born in Iran but I am a US citizen. I have worked with students of different backgrounds in Canada, Iran, Turkey and the United States and it immensely contributed to developing phenomenal communication, interpersonal, organizational and leadership skills.. I did my MA in Applied Linguistics at Carleton University in Canada. I speak Farsi and English fluently and I can get by with daily conversat... [more]
I have a masters degree from Carleton University in Canada. In my beginner classes, I start with basics like alphabets, vowels and greetings whereas in advanced levels I facilitate learning idioms, colloquial language versus standard language, how to translate newspaper articles, poetry and literature. I utilize media like current news and documentaries as well as reading materials to stimulate the learning process.
I have experience in applying teaching methodologies, curriculum design and preparing standard testing. I have more than 15 years of experience in instructing Farsi and ESL to a diverse group of college, high school and elementary students. This experience contributed immensely in my interpersonal,organizational and leadership skills.