Dear Students Having lived abroad, as every body else in this situation, I have perceived that becoming a fluent speaker ; so called near native speaker - is rarely a realistic goal. Needless to say that English Instructors as the facilitators of this hard process take a heavy responsibility to help the language learners by all means. Considering that I myself have always been on this track, I have a good command of methods and nuances for dealing with this problem. Twenty years of working as... [more]
I am a native speaker of Farsi (Persian) who has been engaged in Farsi writing and literature for more than 35 years. I have also worked as a professional translator and ESL teacher for more than 11 years.