In grade school, no one would have ever guessed I'd grow up to become a linguist-- I was the kid who got Cs in French and couldn't produce a trill to save my life! I went to university majoring in civil engineering-- relieved that there was no language requirement for that major. But I ended up switching to geophysics, thinking that it would be less restrictive than engineering, and that it would allow me to spend more time in the mountains (which turned out to be wishful thinking)...Read more
English Department of Islamic Azad University, Najafabad Branch is organizing its 1st national conference on language teaching and related issues. The aim of the conference is to bring together scholars and students of TEFL and applied linguistics. The conference will start at 8 am on November 8 and close at 5 pm in the afternoon.