Curriculum Vitae

Scientific career

  • 11/2016 - today: Doctoral student in English Applied Linguistics (University of Erfurt, Germany)
  • 07/2012 - 08/2012: Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA) (ITI, Istanbul, Turkey)
  • 09/2006 - 10/2009: MA in Teaching English as a foreign language, MA dissertation: "Conversational inequalities between male and female learners in Iranian advanced mixed-gender EFL classes" (Allame Tabatabaee University, Teheran, Iran)
  • 09/2002 - 08/2006: BA in English Language and Literature (Tabriz University, Iran)

Occupations

  • 02/2017 - today: Research associate, University of Erfurt, Germany
  • 11/2015 - 08/2016: English teacher, Iran Language Institute (ILI), Iran
  • 10/2014 - 10/2015: English teacher, Perfect English Language School, Turkey
  • 08/2013 - 09/2014: English teacher, Ankara University Development Foundation Primary School, Turkey
  • 08/2012 - 09/2013: English teacher, Nesibe Aydin Private Schools, Turkey
  • 11/2011 - 03/2012: General English contract teacher, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Iran
  • 09/2010 - 09/2011: TOEFL and IELTS teacher, Tabriz Islamic Art University, Iran
  • 11/2006 - 03/2012: English teacher, Iran Language Institute (ILI), Iran

Languages

  • Azeri: Mother tongue
  • Persian: C2
  • English: C2
  • Turkish: C1
  • German: B2
  • French: A1
  • Arabic: A1

Lectures

  • "Conversational Openings and Closings in EFL: Textbook data, Systematicity in L2 Pragmatics and IEME theory", held at the (certified) graduate centre Sprachbeherrschung, University of Erfurt, April 16, 2019.
  • Managing Hello and Goodbye: Investigating Openings and Closings in German and Iranian EFL textbooks, held at the Teaching and Learning L2 Pragmatics conference at the University of Central Lancashire, UK, June 28-29, 2018.
  • Openings and Closings in Iranian and German EFL textbooks: Developing Categories, held at the (certified) graduate centre Sprachbeherrschung, University of Erfurt, June 19, 2018.
  • Interlanguage Pragmatics in EFL contexts: Focus on Iran and Germany, held at the (certified) graduated centre Sprachbeherrschung, University of Erfurt, February 6, 2018.

University teaching

  • Summer semester 2020                 BA                      Second Language Acqusition
  • Winter semester 2019-20               BA                      Second Language Acquisition
  • Summer semester 2019                 BA                      Second Language Acquisition
  • Winter semester 2018-19               BA                      Discourse Analysis
  • Summer semester 2018                 BA                      Discourse Analysis
  • Winter semester 2017-18               BA                      Discourse Analysis
  • Summer semester 2017                 BA                      Second Language Acquisition
  • Summer semester 2017                 MEd                   Children's literature in the ELT classroom