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exchange your French or German with my persian (farsi)

Date Submitted: 09-Mar-2004
From: mahmoud zarif
Subject: exchange your French or German with my persian (farsi)
Contact Email: click here to access email
Institution/Organization: Accademy of Persian Language& Literature

Notice: dear all,
I'm a ph.D candidate at the Tehran univ,majouring phonetics&phonology, and i'm interested to complete my language proficiency (I confess that I've forgotten most of it, and should start again!).

In response I can teach Persian to those who're interested to teach me German or French.
at last I'de like to say that either Persian or English may be chosen for teaching via email.