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Mehdad Yousefpoori-Naeim

Mehrdad Yousefpoori-Naeim (PhD)

Department of English Language and Literature, Faculty of Letters & Human Sciences

Tel.: +982129902486
Email: m_yousefpoori@sbu.ac.ir
Address: Department of English Language and Literature, Faculty of Letters and Human Sciences, Shahid Beheshti Uninversity, Evin, Tehran, Iran

 

Educational Background

2003 - 2007 / BA in English Language and Literature (Shahid Beheshti University)
2008 - 2010 / MA in TEFL (Shahid Beheshti University)
2011 - 2016 / PhD in TEFL (Shahid Beheshti University)
2015 / Sabbatical with Prof. Lawrence J. Zhang (The University of Auckland, New Zealand)

 

Teaching Experience

2010 - 2015 / Shahid Beheshti University
2017 - 2018 / Teacher Trainer at LCSBU (Language Center of Shahid Beheshti University)

 

Job Experience

2004 - 2009 / Translator at FIMA Educational and Research Center
2008 - 2010 / Educational Manager at Hajar Language School
2009 - 2013 / Contributor to The Grammar Exchange (associated with Longman Pearson)
2010 - 2016 / Editor-in-Chief of Threshold
2013 - 2017 / Educational Manager at Kakhe Simin Language Institute
2015 - present / Reviewer of TESOL Quarterly
2017 - present / Member of Board of Directors at Shahid Beheshti University (Pardis Campus)
2017 - present / Advisor to Shahid Beheshti University Chancellor (Pardis Campus) in LCSBU (Language Center of Shahid Beheshti University) Affairs

 

Distinctions and Honors

  • Distinguished MA Graduate of the Faculty of Human Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran (2011)

  • Iran's Distinguished Student Award (2015)
 

Publications

 

    Edited Books

  • Anani Sarab, M. R., Azimi, H., Yousefpoori-Naeim, M., Javidanmehr, Z., & Derakhshesh, A. (Eds.) (2012). The 10th international TELLSI conference: Bridging the gap between research, policy and practice: Book of abstracts. Tehran: Shahid Beheshti University.

  • Anani Sarab, M. R., Yousefpoori-Naeim, M., Saharkhiz, A., Gordany, Y., Nasrollahi, N., & Abolghasem, M. (Eds.) (2012). TELLSI 10 conference proceedings. Tehran: Shahid Beheshti University.
 

    Papers and Chapters

 

    Presentations, Seminars, and Workshops

  • Davoodi, I. & Yousefpoori-Naeim, M. (2012, October). Working memory and verbal fluency in monolinguals and bilinguals. Paper presented at the 10th International TELLSI Conference, Tehran, Iran.

  • Yousefpoori-Naeim, M. (2013, May). The importance of punctuation in the translation of academic texts from Persian to English. Workshop presented at Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran.

  • Yousefpoori-Naeim, M. & Shahhosseini, K. (2015, February). An introduction to a language learning app: 504 Words Quiz. Seminar presented in the Faculty of Human Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran.

  • Yousefpoori-Naeim, M. (2015, June). A search for a difficulty index for English grammatical terminology. Seminar presented in the Faculty of Education, the University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.
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