Jafar Kianpour is an MA holder of TEFL. He has been teaching English for 15 years in various language institutes, companies and a university in Tehran, Iran. He is fond of using technology in his classes and likes surfing, joining online English communities and designing educational websites. Jafar created his first ELT website back in 2006 using joomla. A year later he discovered the great power of drupal and started learning and using this amazing content management framework (CMF). LanguageTies.com is the outcome of his web design knowledge tied up with ELT.
Among Jafar's other interests are hiking, playing badminton, photography and playing the santour.
Fatemeh Vahidfar is an MA holder of TEFL. She has been teaching English for about 10 years in various language institutes, companies. All these years, she has been teaching her students different courses ranging from elementary courses to advanced levels. She has attended and presented at a number of international conferences in and out of Iran. Her interests are reading books, walking, swimming and watching Friends series.
Fatemeh Karimi was born on 19th of September, 1983 in Masjedsoleyman, Iran. She was interested in painting during childhood and has seriously started painting since 1998. She studied painting at university and graduated in 2011. After getting married in 2009, she started teaching modern painting. Fatemeh started her M.A. studies in 1392.
Mojtaba Mohammadi is currently the Dean of faculty of Persian Literature and Foreign Languages in IAU Roudehen branch in Tehran, Iran. He has been teaching English for more than 20 years in English language Institutes and universities. He has attended and presented at a number of international conferences and has published research papers in scholarly journals in the field in and out of Iran. His areas of interest include learners' and teachers' beliefs and autonomy, CALL, and writing skill.
Mohsen Moghari has an M.A. in ELT. He has been teaching English professionally at different English language institutes since he was 20 years old. He absolutely adores English. He has been running various classes, from elementary to advanced levels, on general English as well as IELTS. What he is most obsessed with is teaching natural English phrases and expressions in order to promote English learners' speaking and writing skills. He is also interested in simultaneous interpretation and has some experience in this field.
In addition to teaching English, Mohsen has experience doing martial arts such as kung fu, judo, self-defense, and taekwondo. He is currently spending some time practicing and teaching taekwondo.
Kian Abbasi was born in 1977. She went to Allameh Tabataba'i University and studied English Literature. She has been teaching English in various institutes like Kish, SIP, kordasti and safir since 1999. She has also been involved in translation activities ans has worked for Memari-e-Mohavate Magazine and Slamat website as a translator.