As a multilingual instructor, interpreter, translator, teacher trainer, and an applied linguist, Arin has worked in culturally diverse environments mainly as a language expert. He has a B.A. in English Translation and Interpreting from Mahinieh University, in Tehran, Iran. He has also earned a degree in MBA with emphasis on Sales and Marketing from Mahan Business School authorized by Management and Science University, Malaysia. He is currently furthering his education in TESL Master’s with Cal State University of Northridge. With well over 16 years of experience teaching EFL/ESL, IELTS, TOEFL, GRE, and GMAT to a wide diversity of ethnicities and age groups in Middle East, Europe, and Southern California. He is currently teaching ESL and ESP courses at Shepherd University. In addition to teaching and training, Arin is a freelance researcher, investigating the benefits of “Voluntary Reading” on Vocabulary and Structure Acquisition.