English Discipline, Kobi Jibanananda Das Academic Building, Khulna University, Khulna-9208, Bangladesh

Dr. Shayla Sharmin Snigdha
Associate Professor

PhD in English Language (IBS, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh), MA in English Literature (National University, Bangladesh), BA (Hons.) in English Literature (National University, Bangladesh)

Origin and development of language, Sociolinguistics, Psycholinguistics, Second language acquisition, ELT, Interrelationship of language and culture, Twentieth century literature, South Asian literature 

Current Research Project/Collaboration

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No Research Project Available

1. Associate Professor at Khulna University (From 11 November 2013 till to-date)

2. Assistant Professor at Khulna University (From 11 December 2005 to10 November 2013)

3. Lecturer at Khulna University (From 07 August 2002 to10 December 2005)

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  • Snigdha, Shayla Sharmin. (2012). " Intercultural competence and global citizenship in Bangladesh". International Journal of Social development and Information system. Vol 3(3).pp.8-13.
  • Snigdha, Shayla Sharmin. (2012). "  Culture and intercultural communicative competence in ELT in Bangladesh". Journal of Socioeconomic Research and Development. Vol 9 (4). pp.1319-24.
  • Snigdha, Shayla Sharmin. (2010). "  Oedipus and  Bewoulf: Their shares in curses". Khulna University Studies. Vol 10 (1&2). pp.1-3.
  • Snigdha, Shayla Sharmin. (2010).  " Raka's existential growth from depersonality to transpersonality in Anita Desai's Fire on the Mountain." Khulna University Studies. Vol 10 (1&2). pp.31-38.

Language through Literature

1. Using literature in the language classroom; literature and the language learners; evaluation of literary texts as language materials; reading literature cross-culturally

2. Developing language skills through poetry and plays

3. Reflecting on the literature lesson; literature and self-access


English and the Media


  1. News reports with catching captions/ headings
  2. Subtitling
  3. Translating reports
  4. Writing  special features for the press or electronic media
  5. Issuing press releases
  6. Editing


English Language Teaching


  1. Syllabus and curriculum: features and functions; needs analysis; approaches to language syllabus designing; grammatical, structural, situational, notional-functional and communicative practice teaching; designing lesson plans; class observation
  2. Feedback; mode of teaching; teacher talk, pair work, group work, etc.; classroom management
  3. Testing; necessities, qualities, and types and techniques of tests

  • Language through Literature
  • English and the Media
  • English Language Teaching