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Omid M.

Brentwood, TN

$50/hr

Farsi and ESL instructor

Background check passed as of 11/22/13
Usually responds in about 15 hours

Farsi and ESL instructor

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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 conversations in French, Turkish and Arabic. I can help students achieve language learning side by side of understanding the cultural aspects. In elementary level class, I start with basics like alphabets, vowels and greetings whereas with advanced students I facilitate them to learn colloquial language, idioms, proverb as well as how to translate newspaper articles, poetry and literature. I utilize media like watching current news and documentaries as well as reading materials to stimulate the learning process.

Testimonials

"Very professional!"

- Anna, Lake Forest, CA on 11/28/13
English:
ESL/ESOL
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
Farsi
Homeschool:
ESL/ESOL
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.

ESL/ESOL

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.

Farsi

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.

BIHE university
Linguistics
Carleton University (Canada)
Master's

Education

BIHE university (Linguistics)

Carleton University (Canada) (Master's)

Very professional! — Omid is an excellent tutor for one-on-one language learning. At the first meeting he could immediately assess what level of Farsi I could speak and he adapted his teaching methods quickly to make the most of our lesson. He helped me establish realistic goals for learning and explained to me the different techniques we would use. He has lots of experience as a teacher and uses his own materials. Om ...

— Anna, Lake Forest, CA on 11/28/13

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Omid will travel within 40 miles of Brentwood, TN 37027.


About Omid

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 conversations in French, Turkish and Arabic. I can help students achieve language learning side by side of understanding the cultural aspects. In elementary level class, I start with basics like alphabets, vowels and greetings whereas with advanced students I facilitate them to learn colloquial language, idioms, proverb as well as how to translate newspaper articles, poetry and literature. I utilize media like watching current news and documentaries as well as reading materials to stimulate the learning process.

Testimonials

"Very professional!"

- Anna, Lake Forest, CA on 11/28/13
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Education

BIHE university
Linguistics
Carleton University (Canada)
Master's

Education

BIHE university (Linguistics)

Carleton University (Canada) (Master's)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of Brentwood, TN 37027

Omid’s Subjects

English:
ESL/ESOL
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
Farsi
Homeschool:
ESL/ESOL
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.


Background Check Status for Omid M.

Omid M. passed a background check on 11/22/13. The check was ordered by Omid through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

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