About me

SKILLS

  • Goal-oriented organization of time and work processes
  • Guidance and motivating of students and staff
  • Profound general knowledge
  • Analytical thinking
  • Explaining complicated issues e.g. cross-cultural differences, language structures in understandable form

EXPERIENCE

Since 1977: Adult education: Language (German, Persian)

  • Educational guidance: Organization of courses, classification of teachers
  • Office organization: Assistance of students, acquisition
  • Language teaching:  German as a foreign language for different language schools, different companies like Siemens, Compaq, Microsoft and private students
  • Persian for different language schools and private students
  • Exam preparation seminars
  • Certificate testing: B1, B2, C1 (Goethe-Institut, Telc-Language tests)
  • Teacher training: Contributing to the design and implementation of the teaching program of ICC (International Certificate Conference) seminars
  • Trial and testing of new textbooks
  • Translation of a German grammar book into Persian
  • Design and implementation of a course with the aim to review grammar and orthography

Since 1972: Journalism

  • Radio broadcasts for youth, culture, social, political, international and worldview programs in German National Radio and TV Channel (ARD), as well as German and Persian language publication
  • Design and implementation of Persian/German programs for Radio LORA, Munich
  • Translation of modern Persian poetry into German
  • Simultaneous interpreting

EDUCATION

  • 1954 – 1963 Primary and high schools in Iran
  • 1963 – 1968 High school and university-entrance diploma (Abitur) in Munich
  • 1968 – 1972 Studies at Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich: Politics, modern history and economy
  • 1989 – 1991 Training in advertising business

LANGUAGES

  • Persian / German (native)
  • English (intermediate level)
  • Italian (Basic)