Umida Abdurakhimova

Lecturer on Academic English Module
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Education

  • TESOL Certificate, NYC, NY, 2010
  • MA in Translation, Uzbek State Languages University, 2008
  • BA in Translation, Uzbek State Languages University, 2001

Teaching

  • Academic English since 2016
  • English for Academic Purposes (EAP) 2010-2016
  • English Language for All (ELFA) since 2011

Research Interests

  • Translation of idioms from English into Uzbek
  • Smooth transition from university to workplace
  • Language Teaching
  • Methodology

Publication

1) Особенности функционирования педагогическогодискурса и его специфика (2014)
2) Методический дискурс и дискурсивно-коммуникативная модель перевода (2015)
3) Does Sitting Matter? Available from: http://hltmag.co.uk/apr17/sart06.htm

Nora Gavalyan

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Deputy Course Leader for the Certificate of International Foundation Studies


Qualifications

  • Postgraduate Certificate of Special Study in Teaching and Learning, Westminster International University in Tashkent, 2016
  • M.A in English, Bowling Green State University, USA, 2012
  • B.A in English Philology, Uzbek State World Languages University, Tashkent, Uzbekistan, 2010

Teaching

  • UCSSTL – University Certificate of Special Study in Teaching and Learning
  • BCs – Business Communications
  • AP – Academic English

Research Interests

  • Teacher Education
  • Transnational Education
  • Social Justice in Education
  • Academic Writing
  • Feedback

Publications

04/2017 Building Awareness of Effective Feedback Practices (co-authored with Anastasiya Bezborodova).Humanizing Language Teaching Magazine.Volume 19 (2). Available from http://www.hltmag.co.uk/apr17/mart06.htm

Andrey Khojeev

Associate Lecturer in Global English Department
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 Education:

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning (PgCert), Westminster International University in Tashkent (2016)
  • MA in Linguistics (English Language),Uzbek State World Languages University (2015)
  • BA in English Philology and Language Teaching, Uzbek State World Languages University (2013)

Teaching:

Academic English


Research Interests:

  • Culture Linguistics
  • Education
  • Discourse Analysis
  • Second Language Teaching

Publications:

  • Khojeev, A. (2016). Realia in Newspaper Discourse as Cultural Units, International Scientific-Practical Conference dedicated to Linguistics, Literature and Language Teaching named after Academician V. Vinogradov;
  • Khojeev, A. (2016). Pragmatic Aspect of Stylistic Devices in Newspaper Discourse, Philological Matters;
  • Khojeev, A. (2015). Phraseological Units In Newspaper Discourse as Linguocultural Units, Philological Matters (pp. 70-75);
  • Khojeev A. (2015). Metaphor in Newspaper Discourse in the Light of Cognitive Linguistics and Linguoculturology, Scientific-Practical Conference dedicated to Linguistics, Literature and Language Teaching under Samarkand State Foreign Languages University;
  • Khojeev, A. (2014). The Notion of Linguocultureme, Philological Matters, (pp. 3-9);
  • Khojeev, A. (2014). Linguoculturology and its Main Notions, III Scientific-Practical Conference under MA Department dedicated to the Current Issues of Linguistics, Literature and Foreign Languages Teaching, Uzbek State World Languages University, (pp. 146-148);
  • Khojeev, A. (2014). The Use of IT in English Classes, University Conference dedicated to Linguistics and IT, Uzbek State World Languages University. (pp. 105-106);
  • Khojeev, A. (2013). The Conceptualization of Newspaper Headlines, Republican Scientific-Practical Conference dedicated to the Current Issues Of Cognitive, Linguocultural and Gender Linguistics, (pp. 41-43).

Jasur Khudoyberdiev

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Senior Lecturer
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Taught/teaching:

  • Business Communications (BC)
  • Basics of English for Academic Purposes (Level 1, 2) (BEAP1,BEAP2)
  • English for Academic Purposes (EAP)
  • English Language for Administration (ELFA)

Research Interests:

  • Testingand Assessment
  • Critical reading
  • Teacher training
  • Language Education
  • Multilingualism
  • Continuing ProfessionalDevelopment

Education

  • Postgraduate Certificate of Special Study in Teaching and Learning, Westminster International University in Tashkent (2008-2009)
  • MA inLinguistics (EnglishLanguage), Uzbek State World Languages University (2003)
  • BA Roman-German Philology (English Language), Uzbek State World Languages University (2001)

Professional Development

  • English for Teachers Project (EfT), British Council, Tashkent, (Developer, Trainer) 2015-2017
  • Teacher-training programme for PRESETT, World Languages University, Tashkent, trainer, item-developer, 2014-2017
  • “Enhancing Leadership Skillls” in V.V. Giri National Labour Institute in NOIDA, New Delhi, India , Oct, 2015
  • KAZ TEA conference ‘Educational Leadership in EFL Context’, Shymkent, Kazakhstan, Workshop on “8 important principles of effective assessment in teaching English”. April 25-26, 2014
  • Assessment Training in British Council, Tashkent, Uzbekistan (Participant), June 20-26, 2014
  • CATEC- Central Asian Teachers of English Conference on Critical Thinking in English Language Learning and Teaching, Kyrgyzstan (Participant), June 26-27, 2013
  • Training course on “Project Writing” winter school, Issyk-kul, Kyrgyzstan. (Participant) December, 2013
  • Training on Academic Writing, UoW, WIUT, Uzbekistan (Participant), June 2012
  • Training course on British Parliamentary style Debate, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan (Participant), July 12 – 15, 2012
  • Developing Uzbekistan Teachers of English Programme, Westminster International University in Tashkent, Teacher trainer, January 2012- April 2012
  • The 16th annual UZTEA conference,Tashkent, Uzbekistan (participant), 30 November-1 December, 2012
  • Short Summer Course on Academic Writing, Westminster International University in Tashkent, (Teacher trainer), July 2011.
  • Research Methods, UNDP in Uzbekistan (Participant), 1-4 September, 2008
  • UzTEA workshop, Tashkent Uzbekistan Conducted teacher training workshop for English teachers, February 15, 2008
  • UzTEA workshops – Tashkent UzbekistanConducted teacher training workshop for English teachers, November 2007
  • IELTS Tutors Conference, British Council, Uzbekistan, Presentation on “Critical Reading in IELTS Test”, June 2007
  • Teacher-training Workshop, British Council, Uzbekistan Conducted teacher training workshop for university teachers, January 2007
  • Trainer-training, British Council, Tashkent, UzbekistanParticipant in workshop on trainer-training, October 2006

Publications:

  • Khudoyberdiev, J. (2017). Me and My Class: towards an inclusive classroom. Active Learning and Teaching of Foreign Languages in Uzbekistan, 2 (7), Irmukhammedova, G. and Khudoyberdiev, J. (2007).English - Russian – Uzbek dictionary of Commercial terms, UWED, Tashkent

Madina Djuraeva

Name: Madina Djuraeva
Position: Lecturer
Teaching: Academic English

EDUCATION

  • 2017 Ph.D. candidate, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, World Language Education Area University of Wisconsin-Madison, Graduate Certificate in Russian, East European and Central Asian Studies
  • 2012 M.A. in Applied English Linguistics, English Department, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Certificate in TESOL, English Department, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • 2009 Bachelor of Arts in English (Linguistics and Education), Bukhara State University
  • Certificate in TEYL (Teaching English to Young Learners), University of Maryland, Baltimore County

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Language Education
  • Multilingualism
  • Identity
  • Linguistic Human Rights
  • Language Education Policy

PUBLICATIONS

  • Djuraeva, M. &Tochon, F. V. (Eds.). (IN PRESS). Language policy and politics of language: Re-imagining the role of language in neoliberal society. Madison, WI: Deep University Press.
  • Djuraeva, M. (2015). Language Policy in Uzbekistan: Formation of Uzbek National Identity. In F. V. Tochon (Ed.), Language Education Policy Unlimited: Global perspectives and Local Practices. Madison, WI: Deep University Press.
  • Djuraeva, M. (2015). An Overview of Comparative Study of Higher Education Reform and Internationalization in Kazakhstan. In proceedings of the 2nd International Farabi Readings (82-84. Kazakhstan Ministry of Education and Science. Kazakhstan National University named after al-Farabi.