Mr. Zahir Shah

Lecturer ,""
Phone No:0519265100
Email ID:zshah@numl.edu.pk

Education:

2017        MS/ MPhil in English (Linguistics & Literature)

Air University, Islamabad

2016        Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) in TEFL

Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) Islamabad

2014        BS (Hons) in English (Linguistics & Literature)

National University of Modern Languages (NUML), Islamabad

2009        F.Sc (Pre-medical)

Board of Intermediate & Secondary Education, Malakand

2006        S.S.C (Science)

Board of Intermediate & Secondary Education, Malakand


Additional Courses

2006 English Short Summer Course (Level-I)

NUML, Islamabad

2007 English Short Summer Course (Level-II)

NUML, Islamabad

2010 Business English and Technical Report Writing

NUML, Islamabad

2011  International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

NUML, Islamabad

2012 International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

NUML, Islamabad

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Lecturer in English September, 2015- till to date

National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad

Lecturer in English (Visiting) April, 2016- till to date

College of Medical Technology,

Tameer-e-Millat University, Shifa International Hospital, Islamabad

Lecturer in English (Visiting) April, 2014-September, 2015

College of Nursing,

  Shifa Tameer-e-Millat University, Islamabad

 

VOLUNTEER          Volunteered at 4th Islamabad Literature Festival Organized by Oxford University Press 


WORKSHOPS ATTENDED

13th & 14th April 2015

Tolerance, Conflict Resolution and Peace

Conducted by Faculty of Social Sciences, Air University Islamabad, in collaboration with Higher Education Commission (HEC) Islamabad

15th & 17th May 2016

Faculty Development Workshop in “Scholarly Writing and Publishing”

organized by UNT-NUML Partnership

2nd May – 13th May 2016

Professional Development Faculty Workshop “ Research Methodology and Related Issues”

Conducted by the Department of English (UGS), National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad

January 12-18, 2017

Research Methodology

Conducted by Learning Innovation Division, Higher Education Commission (HEC) under transforming English Language Skills held at   National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad

  1. Syntax
  2. Semantics
  3. Sociolinguistics
  4. Psycho-linguistics
  5. Pragmatics
  6. Discourse Studies

RESEARCH CONTRIBUTION:         

Topics

Nature

Year

Platform

Exploring the Use of Grammatical Cohesive Devices by ESL Diploma Students at NUML: A Case Study

BS English (Thesis)

2014

NUML, Islamabad

Representation of Pakistani Culture in Tehmina Durrani’s Novel, Blasphemy

Conference Paper

2015

SPELT, Islamabad

An Exploration of Inter-relation between Move Patterns and Authorial Stance in the Conclusion Section of MS/MPhil Theses of Linguistics: A Genre Analysis

MS/ MPhil English (Thesis)

2016

Air University, Islamabad

Conference Presentation:

Representation of Pakistani Culture in Tehmina Durrani’s Novel,Blasphemy

7-8 Nov. 2015 (Presenters: Zahir Shah, Faisal khan, Akhtar Abbas)

Platform:  Society of Pakistan English Language Teachers (SPELT) 

31st SPELT InternationalConference on ELT Traditions and Innovations

Conference Attended:

23– 25 May, 2016  CULMINATING CONFERENCE                        NUML-UNT Partnership at NUML, Islamabad

Organization

Date

Platform

Society of Pakistan English Language Teachers (SPELT)

Since Aug., 2015

SPELT, Islamabad