Academic Activities

 Trainings and qualifications

· A Microsoft office course administrated by IJMA3 (Union of Arab ICT Associations.), July23,2008

· An Academic English Language Course administered by ELTC of the University of Sheffield, 2011-2012

· A Training Course about Teaching methodologies arranged by the British Council

Job Experience

  • 2016 to present ELS Instructor at SPU Language Center 
  • 2013-2014 FMC ESL Instructor 
· Taught English as a second language to a group of Turkish technical staff in the hospital building.
· It was a three-month course.
  • 2013-2014 Cambridge Center (A reliable center for Cambridge ESOL exams in Sulaimani) 
· Worked as a part time ESL instructor and ESOL examiner.
  • 2010-2011 AUIS of Iraq Sulaimani, ESL instructor 
· Taught English as a second language to a group of fundamental learners at the PDI department.
· Assisted and was assisted by the chief ESL instructor in class organization and curriculum selection and adaptation when necessary.
· Attended meeting concerning pedagogic issues and learners’ needs.
  • 2009-2011 Gorannet (A Company providing internet and broadband services) 

Executive assistant to general manager

· Assisted the general manager in preparation of various reports and presentations.
· Assisted with the design and preparation of statistical reports as needed.
· Attended, transcribed and distributed minutes, and participated in staff meetings.
· Supervised publicity events and facilitated the administrative work they required.
· Made presentations about public relation topics.
· Conducted daily press reviews and published the related news.

  • 2010-2012 YouGov Company (an international internet-based market research firm) 
· Moderator ( moderating a variety of focus groups in the UK- London)
· Translator ( Transcribing and translating focus groups from Kurdish to English)

  • 2008 up to currently Work as a freelance translator 
· Translated various kinds of films along with documentaries from English into Kurdish
  • Summer 2008 - 2011 Raz Institute for Learning English 
Course organizer and English Teacher

· Have been in charge of most administrative work of the institute including student enrollment, registration, placement tests, scheduling, logistics, student issues, etc.
· Have worked with the manager in planning and budgeting.
· Designed curriculum materials for teachers working in the institute.
· Have arranged staff meetings and worked with them individually to settle their issues and improve the quality of the lessons taught.
· Have done presentations in meetings to visualize the school's plans and objectives and to make them more practical.
· Have organized events and ceremonies as part of the activities of the institute.
· Have taught all the levels of English courses from Beginner through Advanced.
· Have taught all ages from 8 through 45 years old.
· Have taught TOEFL preparation courses.
· Have used various methods of teaching and technology in my classes to stimulate the students and create a memorable and positive educational experience.