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Akhter Jahan

Assistant Professor
Department of English

Ph. D. Researcher, Department of English Language and Literature, International Islamic University Malaysia

M.A. in TESOL, University of Lancaster, UK
M.A. in Applied Linguistics and ELT, University of Dhaka
B.A. (Hons.) in English, University of Dhaka

Second Language Acquisition (SLA),
English Language Teaching (ELT),
Material Development and
Teacher Education

Journal Publication

International
  • Jahan, A. and Kormos, J. (2015). The impact of textual enhancement on EFL learners’ grammatical awareness of future plans and intentions. International Journal of Applied Linguistics, 25(1), 46–66. doi: 10.1111/ijal.12049.
  • The Hornby Scholar’s Panel Presentation: ELT in action: what works and what makes it work in different contexts. (2012). In T.  Pattison (Ed.) IATEFL 2012 Glasgow Conference Selections (pp. 158- 161). Kent: Pilgrims.
  • Rahman, F. M., & Akhter J. (2011). Training English Teachers from Difficult and Rural Contexts in Bangladesh. In P. Gunashekhar, A. Padwad& D. Pawelec (Eds.) Starting, Stimulating and Sustaining English Language Teacher education and development: A selection of papers presented at the International Conference in Hyderabad in January 2011, pp. 86-92.
  • Jahan, A., & Nusrat J. (2011). Working with Vocabulary at Tertiary Level in Bangladesh, Journal of Education and Practice, 2(5), 45-57, ISSN 2222-1735 (Paper) & ISSN 2222-288X (Online).
  • Jahan, A. (2008). Promoting Collaboration in Mixed Ability EFL Classrooms at Tertiary Level in Bangladesh, Journal of NELTA, 13(1-2), 49-56.
  • Jahan, A. (2006) Golden Delight. In P. Doughterty (Eds.),Deshi Dreams- Literature from the Creative Writing in English Course (p.3). Canada: Trafford Publishing.
National
  • Jahan, A. (2012). Residual Cultural Imperialism in Primary Textbooks in Bangladesh: A Critique of the English for Today Textbooks, East West Journal of Humanities, 3, 73- 96. ISSN 2024-6628.
  • Jahan, A., & Nusrat J. (2008) Teaching Presentation Skills to Tertiary Students in Bangladesh, Stamford Journal of English, 4, 38-57.
  • Jahan, A. (2008). Teaching Speaking Skills at Tertiary Level in Bangladesh: An Empirical Investigation, Daffodil International University Journal of Business and Economics, 3(1), 155-171.
  • Rahman, M. R., & Akhter J. (2007). Strengths and Weaknesses of Teaching Fluent Reading: A Study at the Tertiary Level in Bangladesh, Daffodil International University Journal of Business and Economics, 2(2), 155-167.

Conference & Seminars

Presented Conference Papers (International)

  • The Hornby Scholar’s Panel Presentation: ELT in action: what works and what makes it work in different contexts in the 46th Annual International IATEFL Conference and Exhibition, SECC, Glasgow, UK, March 19 23, 2012.
  • Training English Teachers from Difficult and Rural Contexts in Bangladesh in the First International English Language Teacher Educator’s Conference organized by the British Council and the English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad, India, January 22 – 24, 2011.
  • Promoting Collaboration in Mixed Ability EFL Classrooms at Tertiary Level in Bangladesh in NELTA 13TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE, Katmandu, Nepal, from February 16 – 18, 2008.

 

Presented Conference Papers (Local)

  • Investigating the Discourse Patterns of Narrating Personal Experience and a Picture Story, in the Fourth International Conference on English Studies and the Marketplace, organized by the Department of English, East West University, February 19-20, 2016.
  • Training English Teachers from Marginalized Areas of Bangladesh, 5th BELTA International Conference, May 20- 22, 2011.
  • Introducing Mobile Assisted Language Learning in Bangladesh, 5th BELTA International Conference, May 20- 22, 2011.
  • Incorporating Intercultural component into ELT at Tertiary Level in Bangladesh in the Third International Conference on Empire and English Studies: Pedagogy & Activism Now organized by the Department of English, East West University, December 12 – 13, 2009.
  • An Insight into Teaching Global English at Tertiary Level in Bangladesh in the Second International Conference on “Democracy, the ‘New World Order’ and English Studies” organized by the Department of English, East West University, December 12 – 13, 2008.
  • Teaching Presentation Skills to Tertiary  Students in Bangladesh in the seminar on “Aspects of  Language and Literary Studies” organized by the Department of English, Stamford University Bangladesh, January 13, 2008.

 

 

Other

+ Academic Background

Ph. D. Researcher, Department of English Language and Literature, International Islamic University Malaysia

M.A. in TESOL, University of Lancaster, UK
M.A. in Applied Linguistics and ELT, University of Dhaka
B.A. (Hons.) in English, University of Dhaka

+ Professional Experience
+ Research Interest

Second Language Acquisition (SLA),
English Language Teaching (ELT),
Material Development and
Teacher Education

+ Selected Publications

Journal Publication

International
  • Jahan, A. and Kormos, J. (2015). The impact of textual enhancement on EFL learners’ grammatical awareness of future plans and intentions. International Journal of Applied Linguistics, 25(1), 46–66. doi: 10.1111/ijal.12049.
  • The Hornby Scholar’s Panel Presentation: ELT in action: what works and what makes it work in different contexts. (2012). In T.  Pattison (Ed.) IATEFL 2012 Glasgow Conference Selections (pp. 158- 161). Kent: Pilgrims.
  • Rahman, F. M., & Akhter J. (2011). Training English Teachers from Difficult and Rural Contexts in Bangladesh. In P. Gunashekhar, A. Padwad& D. Pawelec (Eds.) Starting, Stimulating and Sustaining English Language Teacher education and development: A selection of papers presented at the International Conference in Hyderabad in January 2011, pp. 86-92.
  • Jahan, A., & Nusrat J. (2011). Working with Vocabulary at Tertiary Level in Bangladesh, Journal of Education and Practice, 2(5), 45-57, ISSN 2222-1735 (Paper) & ISSN 2222-288X (Online).
  • Jahan, A. (2008). Promoting Collaboration in Mixed Ability EFL Classrooms at Tertiary Level in Bangladesh, Journal of NELTA, 13(1-2), 49-56.
  • Jahan, A. (2006) Golden Delight. In P. Doughterty (Eds.),Deshi Dreams- Literature from the Creative Writing in English Course (p.3). Canada: Trafford Publishing.
National
  • Jahan, A. (2012). Residual Cultural Imperialism in Primary Textbooks in Bangladesh: A Critique of the English for Today Textbooks, East West Journal of Humanities, 3, 73- 96. ISSN 2024-6628.
  • Jahan, A., & Nusrat J. (2008) Teaching Presentation Skills to Tertiary Students in Bangladesh, Stamford Journal of English, 4, 38-57.
  • Jahan, A. (2008). Teaching Speaking Skills at Tertiary Level in Bangladesh: An Empirical Investigation, Daffodil International University Journal of Business and Economics, 3(1), 155-171.
  • Rahman, M. R., & Akhter J. (2007). Strengths and Weaknesses of Teaching Fluent Reading: A Study at the Tertiary Level in Bangladesh, Daffodil International University Journal of Business and Economics, 2(2), 155-167.

Conference & Seminars

Presented Conference Papers (International)

  • The Hornby Scholar’s Panel Presentation: ELT in action: what works and what makes it work in different contexts in the 46th Annual International IATEFL Conference and Exhibition, SECC, Glasgow, UK, March 19 23, 2012.
  • Training English Teachers from Difficult and Rural Contexts in Bangladesh in the First International English Language Teacher Educator’s Conference organized by the British Council and the English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad, India, January 22 – 24, 2011.
  • Promoting Collaboration in Mixed Ability EFL Classrooms at Tertiary Level in Bangladesh in NELTA 13TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE, Katmandu, Nepal, from February 16 – 18, 2008.

 

Presented Conference Papers (Local)

  • Investigating the Discourse Patterns of Narrating Personal Experience and a Picture Story, in the Fourth International Conference on English Studies and the Marketplace, organized by the Department of English, East West University, February 19-20, 2016.
  • Training English Teachers from Marginalized Areas of Bangladesh, 5th BELTA International Conference, May 20- 22, 2011.
  • Introducing Mobile Assisted Language Learning in Bangladesh, 5th BELTA International Conference, May 20- 22, 2011.
  • Incorporating Intercultural component into ELT at Tertiary Level in Bangladesh in the Third International Conference on Empire and English Studies: Pedagogy & Activism Now organized by the Department of English, East West University, December 12 – 13, 2009.
  • An Insight into Teaching Global English at Tertiary Level in Bangladesh in the Second International Conference on “Democracy, the ‘New World Order’ and English Studies” organized by the Department of English, East West University, December 12 – 13, 2008.
  • Teaching Presentation Skills to Tertiary  Students in Bangladesh in the seminar on “Aspects of  Language and Literary Studies” organized by the Department of English, Stamford University Bangladesh, January 13, 2008.

 

 

Other