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  • M Phil in Linguistics, Department of Linguistics, Faculty of Arts, University of Dhaka, 2018
    Specialization: Syntax, Psycholinguistics

    MA in English, North South University, 2012
    Specialization: Pure Linguistics 

    BA in English, BRAC University, 2009
    Specialization: Applied Linguistics and ELT

Areas of Interest

Pure Linguistics, Psycholinguistics, Teachers' Training 

Tanzia Siddiqua

Lecturer

Overview

Tanzia Siddiqua completed her Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) in Linguistics from the Department of Linguistics, Faculty of Arts, University of Dhaka. 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. She specializes in Pure Linguistics and Psycholinguistics. Currently, she is working on indigenous languages of Bangladesh and also on her first book in ELT to contribute to the field of teaching.

Research & Awards

Awards:

  • Certified for participating in the ‘Workshop on Academic research, Publication & Teaching Skills’ organized by the Department of English and Modern Languages (DEML), North South University; Facilitators: Dr Eugene Hammond and Dr Shyam Sharma, Stony Brook University, USA, May 2018.
  • Certified for attending BELTA English Language Professional Development at BRAC Center Inn, December 2016.
  • Certified for the Education USA Seminar on Advising for U.S. Higher Education held at the E.M.K. Center, November 2016.
  • 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 participating in ‘5th BELTA International Conference 2011’ held on, organized by Bangladesh English Language Teachers Association (BELTA) Featured Speakers: David Graddol, Jeremy Harmer, Dr. Christine Coombe, Huw Jarvis, Malachi Edwin Vethamani, Subang Jaya, Prof. Dr. Sabha Mansoor, Prof. Zakia Sarwar, Dr. Amol Padwad, Dr. Arifa Rahman, May 2011.
  • 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 jointly organized by Bangladesh English Language Teachers Association (BELTA), Teachers Helping Teachers (THT) and American International University-Bangladesh (AIUB), THT Coordinators: Dr. Patrick Dougherty, Dr. Steve Cornwell, July 2010.
  • Placed on BRAC University Vice-Chancellor’s Honor List for academic performance in Spring, 2009.

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.

The University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh and its curricula are accredited by the University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh, and approved by the Ministry of Education, Government of People's Republic of Bangladesh.