ELT PROFESSIONAL WITH 17+ YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
|languages||Bengali, English, Hindi|
1. B.A. B.Ed. Four Years Integrated Degree Course , Regiona l Institute Of Education (NCERT), Bhubaneswar (Jul, 1993 - Aug, 1997)
2. M.A. (ENGLISH) , Bana ras Hindu University, Varanasi (Sep, 1997 - Jun, 1999)
3. Diploma in Creative Writing and Journalism , Wri ters Bureau, Manchester, UK (Aug, 2004 - Sep, 2005)
4. ILEP Fellowship in English , James Madison University, Virginia (Jan, 2012 - Jun, 2012)
5. Certific ate in Teaching Cambridge Advanced English , Cambri dge University, UK (Apr, 2013 - Sep, 2014)
Experience: 17 years
I am a certified English Language Teaching [ELT] professional with 17+ years of experience in the field of ELT & ESL. I am passionate about teaching and learning. I offer tutoring both online / at home. I have taught English to secondary and college level learners of Central Board and State Board curriculum. I have rich experience in teaching English literature, Applied Grammar, Linguistics & Phonetics, Conversational English, English Writing, Speaking and Listening, etc., to mention a few.
I have a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in English. I studied Linguistics and American Literature as special papers at Bachelor’s and Master’s level. I also have Bachelor’s degree in Education and am a certified teacher. I have a Diploma in Creative Writing and Journalism from Writer’s Bureau, Manchester, UK. I also possess Certificate in Teaching Cambridge Advanced English from Cambridge University, UK. I am an International Fulbright Fellow-alumni of James Madison University, Virginia, USA, where I had undergone extensive training as ESL teacher and also completed internship at US schools. My US Fellowship award is one of my significant achievements as I was one among the chosen eight teachers who represented India at the US.
I am tech-savvy and proficient in using latest educational technology to facilitate the language learning process of students. My approaches to teaching are learner-oriented, interactive & engaging. I implement unconventional pedagogical methods to achieve fruitful results in a joyful way. My lesson plans and lesson notes are of highest quality in content and presentation.
My teaching skill has evolved through melange of experiences that has taken shape from unquenchable thirst for learning and to make one learn joyfully and creatively. I am a keen learner as well as patient listener. I am capable of building trusting relationships with students in order to create a safe, positive, and productive learning environment. I am a dedicated and compassionate person and possess sensitivity to learning differences. I have an understanding of how students learn at a given cognitive level and aware how to cater to individual needs and capabilities. I am deft at engaging students (cognitive, emotional, and behavioural) productively and always endeavour to motivate students to learn.
I am a self-driven, dynamic, humorous and creative person. My interests are creative writing, reading books, painting, photography, travelling, spirituality & ICT. I am keen to guide and facilitate English Language Learners around the world and to create a global village through educational collaboration and mutual understanding. With me, I bet, it’s fun to learn!