Mr. Paren Chandra Barman is an Assistant Professor and the former Acting Head of the Department of English Studies. He has been teaching for more than seventeen years. He graduated from the University of Dhaka. He also obtained his Master’s Degree in Applied Linguistics and ELT from the University of Dhaka.
He is a Master Trainer in English Language Teaching certified by British Council and the University Grants Commission (UGC). He has been the editor of Eduvista, a newsletter of the university. He has also worked as an editor of convocation souvenir and alumni souvenir of the university. He has authored and co-authored various publications in journals on topics related to English Language Skills Development, Second/ Foreign Language Acquisition, style in literature, etc.
His research concentration includes English Language Learning/Acquisition in Bangladesh, relation between language testing and language teaching and learning, language and thought, language and gender.
Assessment in English Language Teaching and Learning at Tertiary Level: A
Reflection into its Effectiveness”, published in “Fortell”, Issue 45, July 2022.
“Shifting Higher Education to E-education: A Study on the Sudden
Intrusion of E-learning in the Ecology of Language in the Context of EFL/ESL in
Private Universities in Bangladesh" accepted for publication as a book chapter in the book
“Online Teaching & Learning in Second Language Learning” to be published by
Universiti Sains Malaysia.
Developing Writing skill: Writing
Strategies & Classroom Practice - published in the Journal of SUB (Vol. 5, 2014)
Reading Comprehension: Strategies and
Classroom Practice –
published in the Journal of SUB (Vol. 4, Issue 1, January, 2013)
Inter-lingual and Intra-lingual
Errors in the writing of Bengali learners studying English - published in the Journal of SUB
(Vol. 3, Issue 2, July 2012)
George Orwell’s Shooting an Elephant:
A Stylistic Analysis -
published in the Journal of SUB (Vol. 3, Issue 1, January 2012).
1. Best Teacher Award – 2013, State University of Bangladesh