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  • MA in Linguistics,    North South University, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2012

    BA in English, Major: Applied Linguistics and ELT, Minor: Sociology, BRAC University, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2009
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Areas of Interest

Psycholinguistics, Phonetics, SLA, Teacher Training

Tanzia Siddiqua

Lecturer

Overview

She is currently conducting research at the University of Dhaka towards a Masters of Philosophy (M.Phil.) in Linguistics from the Department of Linguistics, Faculty of Arts. Language studies have always been a field of interest for her. She started her teaching career working in the Early Childhood section at Scholastica Ltd,. and then later on moved into university teaching. She also worked as a Teachers’ Trainer at the American Education Council Limited (AECL), and for the Cambridge International Diploma for Teachers and Trainers, University of Cambridge International Exams (UK) organized by S.P.E.E.D. Currently she was working on indigenous languages of Bangladesh and also on her first book on ELT to contribute to the field of teaching.

Research & Awards

Current Research:
Syntactic Analysis of Tripura-Bangla Code-switching: A Case Study of Internal Colonization in Indigenous Community of Bangladesh – Co-Researcher, by ULAB


Awards:
Awarded the Cambridge International Diploma for Teachers and Trainers, University of Cambridge (UK), 2014
Certified for the Training Program on Language Documentation organized by East West University. Trainer: Dr. David A. Peterson, Chair, Program in Linguistics and Cognitive Science, Dartmouth College, USA, 2012
Awarded a certificate on the completion of French Language Diploma; DELT A1; Alliance Française de Dhaka, 2012
Certified on completion of Basic Mandarin Chinese, Confucius Institute, 2012
Certified for Pre-Service Introductory Program in Scholastica, organized by Services for Professional Education & Enterprise Development (SPEED), Ascent group, 2010
Certified for participating in the BELTA-AIUB-THT English Language Teaching Seminar 2010 jointly organized by Bangladesh English Language Teachers Association (BELTA), Teachers Helping Teachers (THT) and American International University-Bangladesh (AIUB).
Placed on BRAC University Vice-Chancellor’s Honor List for my academic performance in Spring, 2009 and received a certificate.

 

Publications

Books

Siddiqua, T. August 2011. ISBN: 978-3-639-37563-3. Triggers for Code-switching in Spoken Discourse: Tertiary Level Classes in Bangladesh. Germany: VDM Verlag Dr. Müller Publishing House.Siddiqua, T. August 2011.ISBN: 978-3-639-37563-3. Triggers for Code-switching in Spoken Discourse: Tertiary Level

Siddiqua, T. March 2013. ISBN: 978-3-659-36083-1. Code-switching Patterns in Early Bilinguals: Two-word to Telegraphic Stage. Germany: Lambert Academic Publishing.

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