Papers in English:


Teaching interpreting in second language courses. Australian Association of Research in Education (AARE). Sydney.2018

Cultural & Linguistic Challenges During Interpreting and Translating in a War Zone. LCNAU Seminar on Language & War. University of Newcastle. 2017

Effectiveness of intensive courses in learning a foreign language. Australian Association of Research in Education (AARE). Canberra.2017


Translating culture: an English to Persian example. NAATI. 2016

Language Typology in Defence.(with Thomson, E & Yim, S). Free Linguistics Conference. Sydney University.2010

Teaching compound verbs in second language learning using grammar-translation method. Australian Association for Research in Education Conference. Canberra.2010

Challenges in translating culturally loaded words and phrases. Australian Association for Research in Education Conference. Canberra.2009  

Causative constructions in Persian and Azeri. Working Papers in Linguistics, v.6.  Melbourne: La Trobe University.1996

Application of comparative grammar in second language teaching. Australian Association for Research in Education Conference. Adelaide. 2006


Problems in teaching non-Roman script to English speakers. Australian Association for Research in Education Conference. Adelaide. 2006

Internet as an education aide in teaching foreign languages. Australian Association for Research in Education Conference.Sydney.2005


Challenges we face in translating culture-related components. 
Translation and culture Conference. Monash University.2005

Inspiration in Persian language. HumanityQuest.com.2004

Differences between teaching Persian as a first and as a second language: the implications for Iranian migrant children. (June 2004). Iranian Cultural Association: Doncaster Persian School, Melbourne.

Using foreign words in the native language. (February 2003) Live talkback in Radio SBS (Persian program)

Second language learning and migrant children. (November 2002) Live talkback in Radio SBS (Persian program)

The story of a rehabilitated student (the problems of international students in studying in English). 1998. LUPA Handbook. La Trobe University

Morphological and syntactic borrowings in Azeri. Paper presented at the second Postgraduate Students Conference in Linguistics.  Melbourne University.1997

Linguistic characteristics of language disorders in Persian.  Paper presented at the second Congress on Linguistics. Tehran, Iran.1992

An Introduction to speech and language disorders.  Paper presented at the third Congress on Psychology and Psychiatry.1991