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Dr. AMM. Navaz

Senior Lecturer in English
ELTU
Faculty of Arts and Culture



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Dr. AMM. Navaz
Designation Senior Lecturer in English
Department / Unit ELTU
Faculty Faculty of Arts and Culture
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Email navazamm@seu.ac.lk, navazseusl@gmail.com,
  • PhD in Applied Linguistics and TESOL (University of Nottingham - UK)
  • M.A. in Linguistics (English) (Kelaniya)
  • PG. Dip. in ELT (SJPU)
  • B.Sc. Agric (Hons) (Peradeniya)
  • Head-English Language Teaching Unit
  • Linguistics
  • English Language
  • Business Communication
  • TESOL Modules
  • Interaction analysis (academic talk)
  • Second language teacher education
  • Error analysis
  • Language acquisition
  • Applied corpus studies
  • EMI
  • Member of Editorial Board for International Journal of English Language Education, Macrothink Institute


Reviewer :
  • University of Jaffna, Eastern University of Sri Lanka, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka. Have reviewed papers connected to general education, English language teaching, linguistics, applied linguistics, language education, etc.
  • Student Centred Learning: Are our students and lecturers ready to embrace this approach? Paper published at the conference handbook of the Third International Symposium of the South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, August 2014.
  • Navaz, A. M. M. (2013) A Study on Perception of Lecturer - Student Interaction in English Medium Science Lectures, Novitas - ROYAL (Research on Youth and Language), 2013, 7(2), 117-136
  • Developing a framework for understanding lecturer-student interaction in English-medium undergraduate lectures in Sri Lanka: First steps towards dialogic teaching. Classroom Discourse (Taylor and Francis) (A peer reviewed journal)
  • Computer Assisted Language Learning: Perception and Practice of Undergraduate Students of South Eastern University of Sri Lanka.Paper published at the conference handbook of the Third International Symposium of the South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, July 2013.
  • Lecturer-student interaction: can it help overcome the language and comprehension problems of students in English medium lectures? A paper published at the conference handbook of the Second International Symposium of the South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, May 2012.
  • 'Investigating Lecture comprehension and lecturer-student interaction in science undergraduate lectures'. Paper presented at the Postgraduate Student Conference, school of education, University of Nottingham, UK, July 2010.
  • 'Lecturer-student interaction: Does it occur and can it help overcome the problems of students in English medium? Paper presented at the International Conference on ELT, Melaka, Malaysia; 10 - 11 November 2009.
  • 'English Medium Teaching in the Ampara district, success or failure' - paper presented at the International Conference of Sri Lanka English Language Teachers Association, Colombo, 2002.
  • 'Advanced Level General English Teaching in the Ampara district'. Paper presented at the International Conference of Sri Lanka English Language
  • IRQUE Project,QEF 2 Grant - PhD studies 2007-2012.
  • Member of Sri Lanka English Language Teachers' Association - from the inception.
  • Member of Asia TEFL
    ATTENDED
  • 4th International symposium of the South Eastern University of Sri Lanka , July 2013
  • 3rd International symposium of the South Eastern University of Sri Lanka , July 2013
  • 2nd International symposium of the South Eastern University of Sri Lanka , May 2012
  • 3rd Enquire postgraduate conference 2010 - 'Opportunities and obstacles for social scientists', 20-21 July 2010, University of Nottingham, UK.
  • TESOL International Convention, Seattle, USA 21-24 March 2007.
  • A national conference in ELT, BCIS Colombo 2-4, June 2006 and many more.
  • SLELTA Conference, Colombo - 2000, 2002 and 2003
  • EAP workshop, British Council, Kandy 2002
  • The Teaching of English Issues and Options, University of Colombo, 25-27 October 1999.
  • Recent Development in Language Description and Lexicography - British Council, Colombo, 9 March 2002.
  • ELT project workshops organized by the British Council and Reading University, UK.
  • Head, English Language Teaching Unit
  • UTEL (University Test of English Language) Coordinator

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