|Naureen Rahnuma|| |
| Department of English|
| School of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences|
| Independent University, Bangladesh|
| Phone: 9881681 ext-351|
|MA University of Sheffield, UK|
Ms. Naureen Rahnuma holds an MA in Applied Linguistics from the University of Sheffield, UK and teaches English at IUB. Among her research interests are language teacher education and theory and practice of language teaching with emphasis on testing and validity. She is particularly interested in the phenomenon of the short-term English language certificate course and its impact on professionalism and teacher beliefs in the field of ELT. She is currently developing towards another area of interest: second language writing and the interface between language and literature in particular.