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Hello from Iraq

  • 1.  Hello from Iraq

    Posted 14 days ago

    Hello Everyone,
    My name is Firas F. Ali. I am from Basra, Iraq, and I am a lecturer at the Department of English, College of Education for Human Sciences, University of Basra. I am very happy and honored to be a member of TESOL International Association as a Global Professional. I'll be looking forward to communicate and collaborate together.

    Best regards,
    Firas



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    Firas Ali
    Iraq
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  • 2.  RE: Hello from Iraq

    Posted 13 days ago
    Hi, Firas,

    Welcome to TESOL International Association! I was lucky enough to join a tour of Iran and loved it. I look forward to the day when Iraq can open up to tourists! You may be interested in joining the English as a Foreign Language Interest Section which has members from all over the world. It is like the United Nations. I have been a member of the EFL IS for more than 20 years and it is like my home in TESOL. You may also want to sign up for the New Members Welcome this coming week. Information will be posted in myTESOL. I will be one of the hosts.

    Once again, Firas, welcome to TESOL!
    Jane (Hoelker)
    Membership Professional Council &
    EFL IS Member-at-large

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    Jane Hoelker
    Instructor
    Nazarbayev University, Nur-sultan, Kazakhstan
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  • 3.  RE: Hello from Iraq

    Posted 12 days ago
    Hi Jane, 
    It's a pleasure to meet you here. I hope that someday you can get a chance to visit Iraq or I visit Kazakhstan and learn more about its culture and lifestyle. Thank you for the invite and I wish that we can collaborate in the future.

    Regards,
    Firas
    Instructor
    University of Basra, Basra, Iraq


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    Firas Ali
    Iraq
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  • 4.  RE: Hello from Iraq

    Posted 13 days ago
    Dear Firas,

    It came to me that you might like information about the Nazarbayev University's Writing Talks free webinars offered starting today at 10:45 AM and ending at 11:30 AM . Here is the info.


    NU Writing Talks, Nazarbayev University, Astana, Kazakhstan

    Join the free professional development online lectures called Writing Talks hosted by Nazarbayev University in Astana, Kazakhstan. Every Saturday in April a different topic will be discussed by a new Panel from 11:00 to 12:30. (April 3rd begins at 10:45 with Welcome.) Link follows.

    www.shsswritingcenter.wixsite.com/writingcenterprogram


    NU Writing Talks | NU WCP Website

    The Writing Center Program (WCP) at Nazarbayev University is pleased to announce the first edition of NU Writing Talks, a symposium dedicated to all aspects of academic writing and open to all perspectives on the teaching and learning of writing in English for academic and STEM research purposes. The aim of these webinars is to share experience and resources to support a wide range of learning outcomes and activities, across disciplines and institutions.

    Symposium events will take place this coming April  3, 10, 17 and 24. 

     

    Recording in English, Russian and Kazakh will be made available after the live session.



     



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    Jane Hoelker
    Instructor
    Nazarbayev University, Nur-sultan, Kazakhstan
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  • 5.  RE: Hello from Iraq

    Posted 12 days ago
    Hello Firas,

    A very warm welcome to the TESOL International Association.

    What's your teaching context? Do check out the interest sections on the TESOL website to find some that resonate with you. THere are many Communities of Practice as well that you may consider joining. I do hope you'll make the best of your membership!

    Regards,
    Hari

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    Harisimran Sandhu
    Freelance ELT Professional
    India
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  • 6.  RE: Hello from Iraq

    Posted 12 days ago

    Hello Hari,

    Thank you for your warm greetings. Please DO check my profile to see everything you asked for. It is very informative and detailed.

    Sincere thanks for your attentiveness!

    Firas
    Instructor
    University of Basra, Basra, Iraq



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    Firas Ali
    Iraq
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