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Professor Dr. Feroza Yasmin

Department of Linguistics

University of Dhaka

Dhaka-1000                     

Bangladesh

Phone: 9661900/6416 (W)

E-mail: yferoza@yahoo.com

           yferoza@du.ac.bd

 

Education

  • PhD in Linguistics (2005), University of Nottingham, England  
  • M.A. in Linguistics (1993), University of Dhaka, 1st Class 1st Position
  • B.A. (1990), University of Dhaka, 1st Class 1st Position
  • Higher Secondary Certificate (1988), Dhaka Board, 1st Division
  • Secondary School Certificate (1986), Dhaka Board, 1st Division

 

Professional Experiences

2008 to Present

Professor,  Department of Linguistics, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh 

2005 to 2008

Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh 

1999 to 2005

Assistant Professor, Department of Linguistics, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh 

1997 to 1999

Lecturer, Department of Linguistics, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

1996 (April-December)

Part-time Teacher, Department of Linguistics, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

2007

Guest Faculty, The University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh

2007 to 2009

Guest Faculty, BRAC University, Bangladesh

 

Other Professional And Administrative Experiences

2005 to 2008

Chairperson,  Department of Linguistics, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh 

1997 to 2000

Student Adviser, Department of Linguistics, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

2011-2011 (one year)

Course Coordinator of M.A. Programme , Department of Linguistics, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

2008  (February)

First editor of research journal entitled The Dhaka University Journal of Linguistics  

1999

Member of editorial board of the journal entitled  The Dhaka University Studies

 

Publications

Books

Yasmin, F. (2010). Dhakai Upobhasha Probad-Probochon Koutuk Chora [Dhakai dialect

Proverbs Jokes Rhymes] (Edited). Dhaka: Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.

 

Yasmin, F., [co-author] (2001). Bangla Language—2:  Grammar, Linguistics and Applied  

                 Bangla. Bangladesh: Bangladesh Open University.

 

Research Articles And Book Chapters

Yasmin, F. [co-author] (2016). Baby talk in contemporary Bangla language: A sociolinguistic  

analysis . Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh Humanities, Vol. 61, 1.  

Yasmin, F. (2011). Bagorthototto [Semantics]. In Bangla Academy Pramita Bangla Bhashar

Byakaran [A Grammar of Standard Bangla Language], edited by Professor Rafiqul Islam

and Professor Pabitra Sarkar. Dhaka: Bangla Academy.

 

Yasmin, F. (2011). Banjonatotto [Pragmatics]. In Bangla Academy Pramita Bangla Bhashar

Byakaran [A Grammar of Standard Bangla Language], edited by Professor Rafiqul Islam

and Professor Pabitra Sarkar. Dhaka: Bangla Academy.

 

Yasmin, F. (2010). Purono Dhakar Misro Upobhasha [Mixed Dialect of the Old Dhaka]. In

Dhakai Upobhasha Probad-Probochon Koutuk Chora [Dhakai dialect Proverbs Jokes

Rhymes], edited by Feroza Yasmin. Dhaka: Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.

 

Yasmin, F. (2008-2009). Attitudes of Bangladeshi students towards Communicative Language Teaching (CLT) and their English textbook. Teacher’s World, December 2008 & June 2009.

 

Yasmin, F. (2008). Proegbiggan: Bhashabigganer ekti shotantra shakha [Pragmatics: A branch of Linguistics]. Bangla Academy Patrika, July-December 2008.

 

Yasmin, F. (2008). Learning English language in classrooms at secondary level in Bangladesh. Social Science Review, Dhaka University Studies, Part-D, Vol.25, 2.  

 

Yasmin, F. [co-author] (2008). Bangladeshe bhashabiggan chorcha: Shochetonota o shombhabana bishoak shomikkha [The practise of linguistics in Bangladesh: A survey on awareness and possibilities]. The Dhaka University Journal of Linguistics, Vol. 1, 1.  

 

Yasmin, F. (2007). Shikkhamulok bhashabiggan: Bhashabigganer nobodigonto [Educational linguistics: The new horizon of Linguistics]. Bangladesh Asiatic Society Patrika, Vol. 25, 2.

 

Yasmin, F. (2007). English language teaching in Bangladesh: Secondary education. Teacher’s World, Vol. 30-31, June & December.

 

Yasmin, F. (2006). English language teaching in Bangladesh: An overview. The Dhaka University Studies, Vol.63, 1.

 

Yasmin, F. (2006). Ditio bhasha shikkhay bhashabijoroner bhumika [The role of immersion programme in second language learning]. Sahitya Patrika.

 

Yasmin, Feroza (2005). The role of age in second language learning. The Dhaka University Studies, Vol. 62, 2.

 

Yasmin, F. (2005). The critical period hypothesis and age issue in Bangladeshi ELT.   The Dhaka University Studies, Vol.62, 1.

Yasmin, F. (2002). Bangla shadhu o cholito riti: Bitorker odbhob, bikash o porinoti [Literal and colloquial Bangla: The origin, development and consequence of the debate]. Dhaka Bishobiddalay Patrika, June 2002, 73.

 

Yasmin, F. (2000). Bhasha o dharmo [Language and religion]. Darshan and Progoti Patrika, Vol. 17, 1.

 

Yasmin, F. (1999). Bagarthobigganer shorup: Bibhinno ganshakhar prashoggikota [The nature of semantics: The contextual relevancy to various branches of knowledge]. Sahitya Patrika, Vol. 43, 1.

 

Yasmin, F. (1998). Bangladesher bhasha chorcha o bhasha academy: Ekti porjalochona [The language usage in Bangladesh and the language academy: An analytical review]. Bangla Academy Patrika, 42,3.

 

Yasmin, F. (1997). Bangla banan soaskar: Itihas o sombhobona  [A proposal of reformation of Bangla spelling: History and possibilities]. Bangla Academy Patrika, 41, 2.

 

Yasmin, F. (1996). Rabindranath Tagorer Bangla banan poddhoti [Rabindranath Tagore’s Bangla spelling approach]. Bangla Academy Patrika, Vol.40, 2.

 

Yasmin, F. (1996). Bangla bhasha porikolponay shamoikpotrer bhumika [The role of various research journals in Bangla language planning]. Bangla Academy Patrika, 40, 4.

 

Seminar Presentations

2009

Presented a paper on Renowned Bengali linguist Dr. Mohammad Shahidullah at Bangla Academy, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

2009

Presented a paper on The Mixed Language of the Old Dhaka at Asiatic Society of Bangladesh

2007

Jointly presented a paper entitled ‘Language planning: In the light of history’ at the University of Jahangirnagar, Savar, Bangladesh   

2003

Presented the Research Design in Postgraduate Research Seminars at the School of English Studies, University of Nottingham

1998

 

Presented a paper on Semantics at the Department of Linguistics, University of Dhaka

 

Academic Trainer of Training Programmes

2007-2015    Experiences of providing training on Linguistics and Research Methodology for   

               teachers and researchers at university levels  

 

Awards and Research Experiences

2001

Commonwealth Staff Scholarship for PhD research

1993

Dhaka University Postgraduate Award for outstanding academic performance in Master of Arts Examination

2008-2011

Experience of work as a researcher in different research projects at government and autonomous institutions in Bangladesh  

2005-2016

Experiences of supervising research students of linguistics at different levels  (Undergraduate,  Post-graduate, MPhil and PhD)

 

Short Courses Completed

2001- 2004

A good number of Research Training Courses, offered by the Graduate School, University of Nottingham

1997

A Research Methodology Course, organised by the Centre for the Advanced Research in Humanities, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

1996-1997

IELTS Preparatory course, offered by the British Council, Dhaka, Bangladesh

 

Training Attended 

  1. Training Workshop on Gender in Our Everyday Lives, organised by the Department of Women and Gender Studies, Dhaka University

 

 Languages

  • Bangla (Native speaker)
  • English (Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing)
  • Hindi (Listening and Speaking skills with working knowledge)
  • Arabic, Classical (Reading only)

 

Area of Interest

Psycholinguistics

English Language Teaching (ELT)

Educational Linguistics

Sociolinguistics

Language and Gender

Language of the Minority Community

Language Planning

Semantics

Pragmatics