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To whom it may concern:                                                                

Name: Sharif

Surname: Moghaddam

Add 1: P. O. Box: 14515-584,

Tehran, Iran.

Add 2: Discipline of Linguistics,

The University of Adelaide,

             Adelaide SA 5005,

             South Australia.

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Professional Profile:

  • “A competent and diligent lecturer who displays a professional approach to his work; he is well-prepared and shows an enthusiasm for his subject.”
  • “An inherent gentle charm coupled with his expertise makes him a valuable member of any teaching and/or research team. He is always courteous and friendly, and concerned for his colleagues.”
  •  “He has always been a tremendous asset to our programs and I highly praise him as a studious, disciplined, and creative individual.”

(Ex-educational manager)

  • “A very capable scholar with very high motivation and interests. He has always been very eager for learning and doing research in the related fields of his study. He is very well managed, self confident, sociable and realistic with very high motivation, initiative, perseverance and interests.”

(Ex-employer)

Objectives:

  • To obtain a position as a Lecturer in Applied Linguistics with a focus on Linguistics, Methodology, Discourse Analysis, Phonetics & Phonology, Advance writing, Academic Literices, and supervision of undergraduate and post graduate students.
  • To seek for an opportunity to work as a researcher in the field of General and Applied Linguistics.

Education:

2006-2010: PhD in Linguistics, Humanities & Social Sciences/Linguistics, the University of Adelaide, Adelaide SA 5005, Australia.

1998-2002: Master’s Degree in TEFL, Islamic Azad University, Central Branch,

                    Tehran, Iran.

1975-1976: CPE, ILC, London, England.

1974-1986: Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Economics & Commerce Management,

                   Allameh Tabatabaei University Tehran, Iran.

Certificates:

  • MOS Word 1 from ITS, the University of Adelaide, South Australia, 2006
  • MOS Word 2 from ITS, the University of Adelaide, South Australia, 2006
  • MOS Word 3 from ITS, the University of Adelaide, South Australia, 2006
  • Microsoft Excel 1 from ITS, the University of Adelaide, S. A., 2008
  • Microsoft Excel 2 from ITS, the University of Adelaide, S. A., 2008
  • Microsoft Excel 3 from ITS, the University of Adelaide, S. A., 2008
  • Microsoft Excel 4 from ITS, the University of Adelaide, S. A., 2008
  • Reviewing Literature from Professional Development Workshops, the University of Adelaide, South Australia, 2007
  • Concordancing from Professional Development Workshops, the University of Adelaide, South Australia, 2007
  • ESL Educators from Education Development Centre, Adelaide SA South Australia, 2007
  • Pre-ISFL Winter Institute, The Macquarie University, Sydney, 2008
  • The 6th International Asia TEFL Conference Presentation, Bali, 2008
  • The 7th International Asia TEFL Conference Presentation, Bangkok, 2009
  • The 3rd International Free Linguistics Conference Presentation, Sydney University, Sydney, 2009
  • The International ASFLA10 Conference, Adelaide, South Australia, 2010
  • NVivo Training Course, The University of Adelaide, Australia, 2008
  • The International Asia TEFL Conference Presentation, Bangkok, 2009
  • The National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI) as Professional Translator (Persian < - > English), 2010
  • islPAL, The 1st International Conference on TESOL Presentation, Tehran, Iran, 2013
  • ISLPR Global Accredited Examiner, 2014

Seminars and Conferences:

  • Integrated Bridging Program (IBP) seminars, the University of Adelaide, regular weekly attendance and one presentation, 2006
  • Linguistics seminars, the University of Adelaide, regular weekly attendance from 2006 to 2009, and two presentations in 2006 and one research report presentation in 2007
  • ESL Conference, Education Development Centre, Adelaide SA South Australia, 2006
  • ELSE Conference / Language Learning Communities in Theory and Practice with major learning outcomes including; culturally and linguistically inclusive practices; explicit language teaching; and meeting the well being needs of ESL students, Education Development Centre, Adelaide SA South Australia, 2007
  • Voluntary contribution to LINGAD 2007 Program / Indigenous Language Conference 2007, Australex Annual Meeting / ALS Annual Conference, the University of Adelaide SA South Australia, 2007
  • Pre-ISFL Winter Institute, The MacquarieUniversity, Sydney, 2008
  • The 6th International Asia TEFL Conference, Bali, 2008
  • The 7th International Asia TEFL Conference, Bangkok, 2009
  • The 3rd International Free Linguistics Conference at Sydney University,

          Sydney, 2009

  • Linguistics Research Forum, The University of Adelaide, South Australia, 2009
  • International ASFLA10 Conference, Educational Development Centre, Adelaide South Australia, 2010
  • islPAL, The 1st International Conference on TESOL in Tehran, Iran, 2013

Paper presentations:

  • IELTS Preparation Practices: a multiple source Investigation into Academic Literacy Development, The 6th International Asia TEFL Conference, Bali, 2008
  • Incorporating IELTS into the Classroom Curriculum, TAFESA, South , City Campus, 2008
  • IELTS Academic Preparation Practices: aspects of argumentative writing literacy development, The 7th International Asia TEFL Conference, Bangkok, 2009
  • IELTS Academic Preparation Practices: a classroom study of oral argumentative literacy development, The 3rd International Free Linguistics Conference at Sydney University, Sydney , 2009
  • Cultural schemata reflection on Iranian students’ test-taking processes for cloze tests, The 7th International Asia TEFL Conference, Bangkok, 2009
  • IELTS Academic Preparation Practices: a classroom study of oral argumentative literacy development, Linguistics Research Forum, The University of Adelaide, South Australia, 2009
  •  Students’ use of Theme/Rheme, International ASFLA10 Conference, Educational Development Centre, Adelaide, South Australia, 2010
  • islPAL, The 1st International Conference on TESOL in Tehran, Iran, 2013

Membership:

  • The Asian Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language
  • The Adelaide University Union
  • Asia TEFL Journal
  • Journal of Linguistics and Human Sciences
  • The National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters
  • The University of Adelaide alumni community
  • Exclusive Emerald Literati Network, the network of authors, editors and researcher, unique in academic publishing
  • islPAl International
  • ISLPR Global Accredited Examiners

Work Experience:

In my roles as lecturer and researcher and examiner for a number of years, my areas of expertise and core competence have included:

Currently: Assistant Professor at Azad University (Sharak Qods-Sciences & Research) teaching Phonology & Phonetics, Advance Writing, Exploring Translation Theories, and Critical Review of Translated Works. And, research partner with Discipline of Linguistics, University of Adelaide. Also, ISLPR Global Accredited Examiner.

2011-2014: Assistant Professor at Azad University (Sharak Qods-Sciences & Research) teaching ‘Principles and Approaches  in Language Teaching’ and ‘Issues in Linguistics’, ‘Applied Linguistics & Translation’ and ‘Morphology & Etymology & Synonymy’ at Master’s level, and also ESP (Molecular & Cellular Biology) and EAP (MBA), and General English at Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences.

2010-Present: Examinerof post graduate students’ dissertations, Researcher (developing paper for publication), reviewer, and Tutor, Linguistics, the University of Adelaide.

In my role as the examiner of the Discipline of Linguistics, the University of Adelaide, Australia, I have examined and marked the following MA dissertations:

  • Jingying Liu (2010). An Analysis of Power in Political Speeches of Australian   Election 2010 through SFL Methods. The University of Adelaide, Australia.
  • Raymond Charles Winterfield (2010). A Text-Based Curriculum Proposal for an Indonesian University. The University of Adelaide, Australia.
  • Fahad Aljabr (2011). An Analysis of Cohesion and Thematic Development in University Assignments Written by Undergraduate English Major Students in One Saudi University. The University of Adelaide, Australia.

2006-2010: ELICOS/TESOL and ESL and IELTS preparation programs at TAFESA

1988-Present: Publishing books and papers

1972-Present: Writing, translating and authoring books,articles and conducting research

1989-Present: Teaching & Preparing IELTS and OET test-takers in IELTS and OET preparation programs, also teaching Phonetics and Phonology, Advanced and Academic and Critical Writing.

1980-2006: Teaching English as a Foreign/Second Language and holding TOEFL

                    preparation programs

Languages:

  • Fluent in English, Farsi and Dari 
  • Competent in Arabic
  • Basic French
  • Elementary German

Employment History:

2011-Present:Assistant Professor and Researcher,

Azad University, Tehran, Iran

2006-2010: ELICOS/IELTS/ESL Lecturer,

TAFE SA South, City Campus

Adelaide, Australia

1989-Present: General Director and Founder and Lecturer,

                    M.E.I. Language Institution,

                    Tehran, Iran

1992-1996: Director of Education and member of the chair,

                    Amellien English Institution,

                    Tehran, Iran

1996-Present: Managing Director and Founder,

                    M.M.M.M. Publishing Institution, Tehran, Iran

Additional Skills:

  • Office
  • Windows 95, 98, 2000, 2003, 2007, XP
  • MOS Word 1 and 2 and 3
  • Microsoft Excel 1 and 2 and 3 and 4
  • Power Point
  • Current driver’s licence
  • Photoshop

Achievements:

  • Global Quality Management Award (Golden Cup) for the best quality management in 1995, Geneva.
  • A number of awards from the President and different Ministers and Deans of universities for distinguished translation and authorship, Tehran, Iran.

Research interests and list of publications:

My research interests cover Language Learning, Teaching and Testing, Literacy, IELTS and Translation. I have published a number of books and papers in literacy learning, teaching and testing as listed below.

  • Published Books:
  • Moghaddam, S., & Mickan, P. (2014). An investigation of IELTS preparation courses for university study: Development of written and verbal argumentative texts. Saarbrucken, Germany: Scholars’ Press.
  • Moghaddam, S., & Rasti, I. (2005). IELTS: how to Teach and Prepare for the   Exam. Tehran, Iran: Moaalem Shahid Mohammad Reza Moghaddam.
  • Moghaddam, S. (2004). 400 IELTS based Listening Questions. Tehran, Iran: Moaalem Shahid Mohammad Reza Moghaddam.
  • Moghaddam, S. (2003a). Comprehensive and Illustrated History of the Second World War, (Translation from English into Farsi in 2 volumes, each volume about 600 pages). Tehran, Iran: Moaalem Shahid Mohammad Reza Moghaddam.
  • Moghaddam, S. (2003b). Toy Story, (Translation from English into Farsi-a children’s book), Tehran, Iran: Moaalem Shahid Mohammad Reza Moghaddam.
  • Moghaddam, S. (1992). Principles of TV and Video Circuits and Satellite,    (Translation from English into Farsi-a reference book for IT and Communication   colleges and universities), Tehran, Iran: Pishgamnovin.
  • Refereed published papers:
  • Moghaddam, S., & Rasti, I. (2003). A short introduction to IELTS exam.    Farzaneh Quarterly, 2(5), 6-8.
  • Moghaddam, S. (2010a). IELTS preparation practices: Argumentative writing development. Journal of Asia TEFL, 7(2), 313-353.
  • Moghaddam, S. (2010c). Cultural schemata: Iranian students’ test-taking processes for cloze tests. Education, Business and Society: Contemporary Middle Eastern Issues, 3(3), 188-200.
  • Moghaddam, S., Mickan, P. (2014). Iranian students’ preparation for IELTS: Development of verbal argumentative texts. The International Journal of Teaching and Teacher Education, 2(2), 161-182.
  • Nasoori, A., Taghipour, A., Shahbazzadeh, D., Aminirissehei, A., Moghaddam, S. (2014). Heart place and tail length evaluation in Naja oxiana, macrovipera lebetina, and Montivipera latifi. Elsevier Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine, 7, S137-S142.
  • Moghaddam, S. (2015). Students’ use of Theme/Rheme. In S. O'Neil & A. Maleki (Eds.) Advances in TESOL for 21st century practitioners Volume 2 Reading, writing and assessment (pp. 57-78). Brisbane, B: Adam House Press.
  • Moghaddam, S. (forthcoming). Text: a means of language socialization in communities of practice. The Journal of Text-based Teaching and Research, Australia.
  • Unpublished Books:
  • Moghaddam, S. (1985). Principles of Meteorology
  • Moghaddam, S. (1987). The Court of Nuremberg
  • Published Book Review:
  • Moghaddam, S. (2014). An Investigation of IELTS Preparation Courses for University Study: Development of Written and Verbal Argumentative Texts [Review of the book An Investigation of IELTS Preparation Courses for University Study: Development of Written and Verbal Argumentative Texts, by S. Moghaddam, & P. Mickan]. The Journal of Teaching English for Specific and Academic Purposes, 2(4), 755-757.
  • Moghaddam, S. (2015). Cambridge Objective IELTS [Review of the book Cambridge Objective IELTS, by M. Black & A. Capel]. The Journal of Teaching English for Specific and Academic Purposes, 3(1), 201-203.
  • Moghaddam, S. (2015). Action plan for IELTS [Review of the book Action plan for IELTS, by Vanessa Jakeman & Clare Mc Dowell]. The International Journal of Teaching and Teacher Education, 3(2)153-154.
  • Unpublished papers and Dissertations:
  • Moghaddam, S. (2010b). Students’ Preparation for IELTS: development of Written and Oral Argumentative Texts. Unpublished PhD thesis. The University of Adelaide, Australia.
  • Moghaddam, S. (2008). IELTS Preparation Practices: a multiple source Investigation into Academic Literacy Development.
  • Moghaddam, S. (2001a). Material development.
  • Moghaddam, S. (2001b). An Analysis of the Items of a Pronunciation Test.
  • Moghaddam, S. (2001c). Effects of Cultural schemata on improving Iranian students’ test-taking processes for cloze test. Unpublished Master’s thesis. Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran.
  • Moghaddam, S. (2000a). The Role of Attitude in Foreign or Second Language Learning.
  • Moghaddam, S. (2000b). Oral Communication in TESOL: Integrating Speaking, Listening andPronunciation.
  • Moghaddam, S. (2000c). A Comparison and Contrast between Piaget & Vygotsky & Chomsky regarding their views about acquisition and learning.
  • Moghaddam, S. (2000d). An inquiry about people’s speech act when facing people in different clothing and different appearance.
  • Moghaddam, S. (2000e). Practicum: Instructor Evaluation.
  • Moghaddam, S. (2000f). A Comparison and Contrast of Conditional sentences in English and Persian.
  • Moghaddam, S. (1999a). The Role of Pronunciation in Oral Communication Integrating Listening & Speaking.
  • Moghaddam, S. (1999b). Patterns of Conjunctions in English and Khoozi Persian (Dizfully).
  • Moghaddam, S. (1999c). Staging and the Representation of Discourse Structure.
  • Moghaddam, S. (1999d). How to Compare Languages: different versions of Contrastive Analysis Techniques and Procedures of Contrastive.

Personals: 

  • Interests include; reading, writing, design, swimming, hiking, listening to music and watching T.V.

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