Dr. Arshad Mehmood

HOD ,'Department of English UGS '
Phone No:051-9265100
Email ID:armehmood@numl.edu.pk

Education:
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 2015 Ph.D. English Linguistics

National University of Modern Languages (NUML), Islamabad, Pakistan

Thesis: Relation of Phonemic Transcription to the Pronunciation of Pakistani 

Learners of English: a NUML Case Study.

2008 M. Phil English (Linguistics) 

National University of Modern Languages (NUML), Islamabad, Pakistan

Thesis: Fluency Enhancing and Fluency Hampering Factors in English and 

their Impact on the Listening Comprehension of Pakistani learners of English.

 2005 MA TEFL (Teaching of English as a Foreign Language) 

Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU), Islamabad Pakistan 

Thesis: Diphthongal Problems of English for Pakistani Speakers

 1999       M.A English (Linguistics and Literature) 

Quaid e Azam University Islamabad, Pakistan

Thesis: Phonological Interference of L1 into L2 learning


DIPLOMA AND CERTIFICATE

2014 Certification in English Language Teaching

National Geographic Learning Foundation

2008 Basic Chinese language course                            

Lanzhou, China

2000 Certificate in French Language

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1996 1 year Advanced Diploma in English                   

NUML Islamabad

1994 Diploma in English Language

NUML Islamabad

1994 Diploma in Computer Software

Petroman Islamabad

 

 

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

July 2015 to date: Head, Department of English NUML, Islamabad

Aug 2011 to July 2015: BS/BSML (Hons.) Programme Coordinator in Department of English NUML

2014 to date: Member Selection Board, Mirpur University of Science and Technology, Mirpur, AJK, Pakistan

2015 to date: Member Selection Board, University of Gujrat, Gujrat, Pakistan

2016 to date: Member Selection Board, FPSC (Federal Public Service Commission), Islamabad, Pakistan

Oct 2008-Dec 2008: Taught PhD classes at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Lanzhou, China

June 2015 to March 2016:  Associate Professor in Department of English, NUML, Islamabad

Jan 2006 to June 2015:  Assistant Professor in Department of English, NUML, Islamabad

Sep 1999 to Dec 2005:  Lecturer in the Department of English, NUML, Islamabad

2005 to date: Part-time Tutor, examiner and Supervisor of M.A. (TEFL) AIOU, Islamabad

 RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

July 2011 to Jan 2016:  officiated as Chairman NUML Debating and Dramatic Society 

Oct 2000 to Sep 2001: Worked for Radio Pakistan (In “Focus on English Language” as expert)

Aug 2003: Worked for PTV as a Compere for “Islam Today” (last episode)

Apr 2002 to Jul 2003: Compere and moderator for “Insight” & English Hour (9:15 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.) of News & Current Affairs Channel of Radio Pakistan, Islamabad

2006, 2007, and 2008:  Performed as a Judge and Pronouncer in the National Spelling Bee Competition organized by the Dawn Group of Newspapers.

2007:  Performed as Judge in All Pakistan Debate Competition for selecting a team to compete the SAARC countries’ teams’ debate competition organized by Mehboob ul Haq Foundation (PAK) in collaboration with Rajiv Gandhi Foundation (India). The selected team won the first prize in India.

2008:  Delivered a lecture on “Phonetics and Phonology” at the Department of English, School of Foreign Languages and Literature, Lanzhou University, Gansu, China.

2011:  Performed as a Judge in All Pakistan Bilingual Declamation Contest organized by the Pakistan Air Force at Risalpur.

2012: Performed as a Judge in Inter College Poetry Recital Competition at IMCG F-7/4, Islamabad 

RESEARCH SUPERVISION

MA/MA TEFL

1. Teaching English diphthongs through pictures, Khurram Shehzad, MA ENGLISH NUML, JAN 2014

2. Studying the Influence of Text Messaging (SMS) on Academic Writing of Students at Secondary Level, Ambreen Jamil, MA TEFL, AIOU, DEC 2013

3. Assimilation in English and Arabic Languages, Sheikh Muhammad Mughees, MA ENGLISH, NUML, JAN 2013

4. The Lexical Influence of English Language on Pothohari Language, Syed Ghulam Haider Shah, MA ENGLISH, NUML, MAY 2013

5. Teaching precise writing with the help of newspapers, Javaid Ahmed Saghir, MA TEFL AIOU, MAR 2013

6. Evaluation of Phonetics and Phonology Course being Taught at AIOU at Diploma TEFL Level, Ubaid Ullah Khan, MA TEFL, AIOU, AUG 2012

7. Teaching Pronunciation through Games at Elementary Level, Shermeen , MA TEFL, AIOU, APR 2011

8. Teaching Writing Through Short Stories, Gohar Ali, MA TEFL, AIOU, NOV 2009

9. Problems faced by Pothohari speaking students in the production of English  vowel phonemes, Kausar Mahmood, MA TEFL, AIOU, FEB 2009


BS/BSML Dissertation

1. Pronunciation of English dental sounds by the Chinese learners, Zhao Tao, BSML, NUML, July 2015

2. Influence of Gujrati on the articulation of English vowel sounds, Muhammad Ehsan, BSML, NUML, July 2014

3. Difficulties faced by Punjabi speakers in pronouncing triphthongs, Mubashira Malik, BSML,NUML,MAY 2014

4. Lexical changes in Punjabi under the influence of English, Sarah Aslam, BS(Hons), NUML, Sep 2013

5. Influence of Punjabi on Articulation of English Vowels, Aysha Imtiaz, BS HONS, NUML, DEC 2012

6. Study of pronunciation of Chinese Students at BSML Level at NUML, Wang, BSML, NUML, OCT 2012

7. Impact of anxiety on speaking skills of EFL learners at the Diploma level at NUML, Umair Ahmed, April 2015

 

 

  • General Linguistics
  • Applied Linguistics
  • Grammar
  • Pronunciation

1. Promoting Diversity and Self-Reflexivity: Gender Studies under the Neoliberalism, Journal of Research in Social Sciences –JRSS, January, 2017 Vol: 5 Number 1 ISSN: (E) 2306-112X (P) 2305- 6533, Co- author

2. Effectiveness of Nonsense Words in Teaching Phonemic Transcription,  Gomal University Journal of Research[GUJR] Vol 31 Issue 1 JUNE 2015 ISSN: 1019-8180

3. Correlation between the Written and Verbal Performance of Punjabi Speaking Learners in the Area of English Pure Vowels, International Journal in Management and Social Science, Vol.03 Issue-01, ISSN: 2321-1784, 468-480, January 2015, Co-author

4. Correlation between the Written and Verbal Performance of Punjabi Speaking Learners in the Area of English Diphthongs, Gomal University Journal of Research, 30(2) December, 2014, Main author

5. Improving Listening Skills through Teaching  Intrusive /r/ and Linking /r /, International Journal in Management and Social Science, Vol.03 Issue-01, ISSN: 2321-1784, 461-467, January 2015, Co-author

6. Correlation between the Written and Verbal Performance of Punjabi Speaking Learners in the Area of English Lexical Stress, Pakistan Journal of Languages and Translation Studies,Vol.01 Issue-02,ISSN:2410-1230,75-90, February 2015,Main author

7. Correlation between the Written and Verbal Performance of Urdu Speaking Learners in the Area of English Diphthongs, Journal of Language, Linguistics and Literature,Vol.02,ISSN:2307-8413,77-97, 2015,Main author

8. Correlation between the Written and Verbal Performance of Pakistani Learners in the Area of English Pure Vowels, International Journal of Research in Economics and Social Sciences, Volume 5, Issue 10, ISSN 2249-7382, October, 2015, Main author

9. Effectiveness of Minimal Pairs in Teaching Phonemic Transcription, International Journal of Research in Economics and Social Sciences, Volume 5, Issue 10, ISSN 2249-7382, October, 2015, Co- author

10. Use of mnemonic devices in teaching English idioms, Pakistan Journal of Languages and Translation Studies, ISSN 2410-1230,Issue 2015,Co-author

11. Correlation between the Written and Verbal Performance of Urdu Speaking Learners in the Area of English Pure Vowels, Kashmir Journal of Language Research, Volume 18 No. 3, , ISSN 1028-6640, 2015, Main author

12. Role of Pakistani English newspapers in promoting Pakistani variety of English: Lambert Academic Publishing, 2013, Co-author (BOOK)

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Workshops and Conferences

07-09 Oct 2015:  

Presented a paper in ‘Kennaird College Lahore’

Paper title: Errors in the Writing of English at Degree Level: Pakistani Teachers’ Perspective

08-09 June 2015:                

A Two-day workshop on “Syntax” Arranged by NUML in collaboration with University of North Texas, USA

16-17 June 2015:

A Two-day workshop on “Semantics and Metaphor” Arranged by NUML in collaboration with University of North T exas, USA

04-05 May 2015:

Presented a paper in ‘The 2nd Kashmir International Conference on Linguistics’.

  Paper title: English Lexical Stress and Problems of Punjabi Learners

16-17 July 2014: 

A Two-day workshop on “Thesis and Dissertation Direction and Mentoring” Arranged by NUML in collaboration with University of North Texas, USA

9-20 June 2014: 

A Two- week workshop on “Writing for Publication” arranged by NUML in collaboration with University of North Texas, USA

8-9 July 2013: 

A Two-day workshop on “Thesis and Dissertation Supervision” arranged by NUML in collaboration with University of North Texas, USA

21-26 April 2008:

A One- week workshop on “Research Methodology”, HEC, Islamabad

13-15 Dec.  2006:

International ELT Conference, NUML, Islamabad

28-29 June 2005:

A Two-day National TEFL Tutor Workshop, AIOU, Islamabad

21-26 March 2005: 

Workshop on English for Academic Purposes, British Council and HEC (Higher Education                                                   Commission), Islamabad

11-16: February 2002 

M.A. TEFL Workshop, AIOU, Islamabad

 

 

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