Ms. Attiya Shehnaz

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Phone No:051-9265100
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MPhil (English), Air University, E-9 Islamabad

3.9  CGPA   Gold Medalist

M.A. TEFL, Allama Iqbal Open University, H-8 Islamabad

67 % - B Grade

B.Ed, Allama Iqbal Open University, H-8 Islamabad

66% - B Grade

M.A. English (Literature & Linguistics), NUML, H-9 Islamabad

69.83% - B Grade

Special Diploma in English Literature, NUML, H-9 Islamabad

70.4% - A Grade 

Diploma in English Language, NUML, H-9 Islamabad

78.4% - A Grade

B.Sc, F.G. College for Women, F-7/2 Islamabad

54% - 2nd Div

HSSC, F.G. College for Women, F-7/2 Islamabad

77% - A Grade

SSC, F.G.H.S. Model School, I-9/1, Islamabad

82% - A1 Grade


·         English Lecturer NUML. Taught the following courses:

English Language Proficiency Courses

Advance Diploma in English

BS English


M.A. English


Foreign Students (Chinese PLA Officers & Saudi Cadets)

-October 2007 -

to date (BPS-18)


-February 2005 -

February 2007 (on contract)


-Summer Course

2004 (on contract)


·         English Lecturer (BPS-17) Islamabad Model College for Girls, F-6/2 Islamabad

February - October 2007


·         English Teacher Siddeeq Public School, 6th Road, Satellite Town, Rawalpindi

September 2004 -

June 2005

Subjects Taught


Error Analysis, English Language Skills, English for Specific Purposes, Phonetics and Phonology, Stylistics, General Linguistics, Creative Writing,

Socio/Psycholinguistics, TEFL, Modern Novel.

Researches Supervised

· Errors in the Use of Present Tense in the Written Work of Class Ten at F. G. Model Secondary School Quaid-e-Azam University Colony Islamabad

· Theme of Racism in Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird

· The Technique of Using Dialogues for Teaching English Grammar to the Students at SSC Level

· Reasons for Students Opting for B.A. with Elective English after Doing F.Sc.

· Effects of War on Hemingway’s Characters in his Short Stories

· Role of Proverbs and Short Stories in Chinua Achebe’s novel Things Fall Apart

· Using Games for Teaching English Vocabulary at Secondary Level

· Depiction of Social Evils in Nagamandala by Girish Karnad

· Merits and Demerits of Science Graduates While Doing MA in English (Language and Literature) at NUML – A Case Study

· Comparison and Contrast between Jane Austen’s Novel Pride and Prejudice and its Post-1998 Film Adaptation (BBC Series)

· Influence of Classical Literature on Twilight Series

· Role of MA English (Literature & Linguistics) Degree for Teaching MA ELT Course at NUML

· Social Stratification as Depicted in Mohsin Hamid’s Novel Moth Smoke

· Theme of Alienation in the Novel Victory of Joseph Conrad

· Critical Discourse Analysis of Drone Attack News in One of the Leading Pakistani English Newspapers, The Nation

· Depiction of Nationalism in Thomas Hardy's Novel The Return of the Native

December 2007




December 2008


December 2008



June 2009


June 2009


December 2009


December 2009


December 2009


December 2009



December 2010



December 2010


June 2011


June 2011


January 2013


January 2013



January 2013


· Attended the course National Women Guards

· Acted as Stage Secretary/ Compere in English Speech Contest at NUML

· Organised a Naat Competition at NUML

29 Sep 1997 - 24 October 1997

23 November 2001

 23 August 2011

Areas of Interest 

Genre Studies, Applied Linguistics, Stylistics, English Language Teaching

International Conferences

· Presented a paper entitled Evaluative Markers in Book Reviews Published in the Pakistani English Newspapers in an international conference held at METU, North Cyprus

MAG2017 - 30th March to 1st April 2017


National Conference

· Presented a paper entitled Comparison of Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart & Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness in a seminar held at International Islamic University Islamabad

Trends in African Literature - March 2005


Conferences/ Workshops Attended

· Master Trainer Training under TELS (by HEC),

Lahore College for Women University

6-10 February 2017

· Workshop on Developing Corpus Linguistics in Pakistan by Dr. Benet Vincent, Air University

17 December 2015

· International Conference on Emerging Trends of Researching Language, Linguistics and Literature, Air University 

15-16 December



· Faculty Development Training in Writing for Publication, UNT-NUML Partnership, NUML

9-20 June 2014

· Professional Development Faculty Workshop on Writing Resource Centre, NUML

19-28 November 2013

· 23rd SPELT Conference

November 2007

· International ELT Conference, NUML


13-15 December


· 22nd SPELT Conference

September 2006

· Workshop in the Teaching of Listening Skills, NUML

21-22 November


· 1st International Conference on American Literature, NUML

1-3 September 2005