About the Book
English Language Teaching (ELT) refers to the teaching of English language to students who have different first language/s. It can occur within the state school system, at a language institution or with a tutor. With English becoming the lingua franca of the world, including India, ELT has assumed greater significance during last 2-3 decades.
The book is an attempt to present new innovative and creative ideas in the form of selected papers presented in the 11th International and 46th National Annual Conference of ELTAI in Ghaziabad. The annual conference brought together English language experts, professionals and faculty in the ELT domain from various colleges, schools and institutions from across the country and abroad. ELTAI conferences attract over 1000 delegates across the country every year. The sessions are highly interactive and latest innovations in the field are discussed through a variety of presentation modes—Skype interviews (of experts from the UK and the US and other parts of the country) by research scholars and ELT professionals.
The book is shaped to present the setting learning outcome standards for English as a language of communication. It offers standards-driven approach to teaching and learning of English and apprises the readers with assessment standards of English for various levels of education through research papers.
It will be useful for students, teachers, scholars and all concerned with ELT.About the Author/s
Dr. Shravan Kumar, Asstt. Professor at Raj Kumar Goel Institute of Technology, is a Personality Development trainer, Faculty Development trainer and facilitator. He has actively participated and presented papers in over 50 national and international seminars and conferences. His published books are: Technical Writing and Oral Communication, Poetry for BA Part I, and Fundamentals of Effective Communication. His six research papers have been published in international journals and eight research papers in national journals. He has established [email protected]
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NCR-Greater Noida Chapter that bagged the Best Chapter Award-14 among 53 active chapters of India. He is managing editor and publisher of an online quarterly journal, The ELT Practitioner. He is National Joint Secretary of ELTAI.
Dr. Harleen Kaur, Assistant Professor in the Dept. of English at Raj Kumar Goel Institute of Technology for Women, has 12 years of teaching experience. She has presented more than 35 research papers in national and international seminars, of which seven papers have been published in national research journals and four in international journals. She has organized many workshops as resource person and many conferences as Organizing Secretary. Her published books are: Technical Writing and Oral Communication and Fundamentals of Effective Communication. She is President of English Language Teachers Association of India, NCR-Greater Noida Chapter.
Dr. Savithri Swaminathan, Ph.D. (English) is currently working at Guru Nanak College, Chennai. She has also worked for the Delhi (Central) University and Tamil Nadu Open University in various capacities. She has widely travelled, having visited over 12 countries. She has designed 30 textbooks and published 4 articles. She has presented papers at 35 national and international conferences, received 4 professional awards and has been a member in a number professional bodies.