leenajohnson @rocketmail.com- ****1510
Academic Post : Lecturer in English in Business Management,
Technical English and Foundation Level.
Specialization: English Language Teaching/ Training
Minor Specialization: Business English and Technical English
Aviation English- Level 5
Total Teaching Experience: 25 years with 20 years in Oman and 10 years in
Current Address: New Ghala, Sultanate of Oman
Permanent Address: 127, Bharath Street, Medavakkam, Chennai- 600100
Marital Status: Married
Passport No: M5717651
Date of Issue: 22/03/2015
Date of Expiry: 21/03/2025
First Issued on: 21/05/ 2003
Expiry Date: 09/ 05/ 2023
Languages Known: Speak, Read and write English and Hindi
Speak –Malayalam and Tamil
can also communicate and understand Arabic
To use my experience of teaching language
to equip students with critical thinking, communication, and transferrable skills
to help them chart their personal, intellectual, social, and professional growth
to equip them with life skills that will make them globally accepted citizens
to equip clients according to their specific job requirements
Time efficient, systematic working methodology, meeting deadlines
Problem-solving capabilities, practical approach to issues
Rapid adaptability and adjustability to new work situations
Proficient user of MS Office applications
Completed IELTS- Band 7- British Council- 25.03.2017 (Oman)
Completed IELTS train the trainer course in 2015- British Council (Oman)
Completed Global Aviation online course, Level 5 for Ground Staff from Brazil. - 2014
In-service Course for Primary English Specialists (PRIT), English (Oman)
Language Curriculum Department, MOE, Oman- 2003
1.M.Phil. - Tamil Nadu Open University, India- 2008
2.M.A Graduated majoring in English Language, Literature
and Teaching of English, -University of Madras, India. - 1994
3.B. Ed Graduated in Educational Planning and Management – St.
Christopher’s College of Education- Madras, India- 1993
4.B.A Graduated in English Language, Madras University, India- 1991
PROFESSIONAL CAREER 1993 – June 2019
1.Lecturer in German University of Technology in Oman- GUtech-Feb. 2018-June 2019
2.Senior Lecturer General Education Department- MCBS- (Modern College of Business and Science, (Oman) 2014- 2017
3. Coordinator Btec (Business and Technology Education Council) and English Language - CGPS- Centre for Graduate and Professional Studies 2012- 2014 (Oman)
4. Senior Lecturer in ESL/Coordinator MCBS- 2008- 2012 (Oman)
5. ELT teacher Ministry of Education (Oman) - 1999- 2008
6. ESL Secondary school teacher - Higher Secondary Schools- India-1993- 1999
DETAILS OF TEACHING in GUtech (February 2018- 2019)
Part time GUbridge Lecturer- Teaching IELTS program for the foundation level to reach Band 6.5.
Taught Research skills.
DETAILS OF TEACHING IN MCBS (2008 till January 2018)
Credit Courses: (2014- 2017)
1.Business Writing- Undergraduate
2.Technical Writing- Undergraduate
3.Public Speaking Undergraduate
4.Academic Writing Undergraduate
Prepared materials for different courses
Taught using experiential learning and communicative activities.
Promoted peer and independent learning.
Taught using technology in class- PPT and Noodle Tools for Research purposes.
Taught Research skills for presentation purposes and essay writing.
Conducted presentations in college and outside
Taught in the General Education Department from 2014 till date
Officially assigned to the GE department. - 2016
Officially assigned to the GE department- 2016
CGPS-Centre for Graduate and Professional Studies (2013- 2016)
Given the post of English Specialist in Communication-Jan 2013
Coordinated English Language skills for Aviation in CGPS.
Coordinated English Language and the Btec (Business and Technical English council) program..
Taught ESP for aviation in CGPS
Conducted classes for Cabin Crew candidates from Ethihad Airways
Editor of the Newsletter in CGPS 2014- 2016
Taught in the General Education Department from 2014 till 2018.
Job Oriented Training Programs Conducted in Oman
Taught ESP for aviation purpose (MCBS)
Train in the IELTS program to reach a higher band. (GUtech)
Train clients in Memo writing, Business and Technical English
Train in public speaking and Interview skills( Post graduate students-MCBS)
Prepared manuals & materials in –English language competency training in Etihad for Cabin crew and English language competency for aviation
Trained ROP staff
Foundation English (2008- 2012)
Lecturer in ESL and Coordinator
Taught Reading, Listening and Speaking, writing and Grammar
Prepared lesson plans developed teaching aids, materials, and supplementary exercises.
Prepared and taught lessons in Reading, Writing different types of essays, Oral and Aural skills; Vocabulary and Grammar.
Co-ordinated with peer groups in all activities pertaining to the ESL Program.
Set exams and quizzes based on the learning outcomes and course objectives.
Fostered classroom environment conducive to learning and promoting excellent student/teacher interaction.
Good knowledge in computer skills including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel spread sheet, and HTML to aid in systematic and creative lesson planning.
Prepared Remedial Class materials for the weaker section of the class.
KNOWLEDGE SHARING WORKSHOPS CONDUCTED
Presented a paper on “Integrating Socratic Questioning in Peer and self-critiquing to overcome speech anxiety in Informative/ Persuasive speech: A case study’. In the In the National Symposium organized by the Centre of Foundation Studies, Middle East College- 23rd February 2017.National Symposium organized by the Centre of Foundation Studies, Middle East College- 23rd February 2017
Interview Etiquettes 20th October 2016 (Graduating Students- MCBS)
Effective Public Speaking – 14th, October, 2016 (Graduating Students- MCBS)
Effective Reading Techniques- November 2016 ( Under graduates- MCBS)
Out Reach and Community Services:
Trainer for Toast Masters in Indian School Seeb.- 2015
Conducted training classes for Cabin Crew candidates from Ethihad Airways
Coordinator for the Reading Club.- 2015- 2016
Activities conducted :
workshops for National Cancer awareness programme.
Recycling papers - Environment club - with Muscat Daily and planting saplings in MCBS.
Recycling activity in Indian School Seeb.
Oman Observer, 90.4 F.M- Round Table Conferences. - on various subjects.
Stress Management Techniques, with Art of Living
Collecting funds for the Typhoon Victims in Phillipines-2013
Collecting clothes to be sent to a village in Africa and collected funds the proceeds of which was given to National cancer charitable organisation.
Vice- President of Y’s Mens Club- Oman Chapter
.School Committe Member in Indian School Seeb, Chairperson for Extracurricular activities and Cultural activities- April 2014 -2017
Written articles in varions local magazines, Thursday and Y magazines.
Member of the Library committee
Member of the Faculty Affairs committee
Member of Student Support Committee
Member of the Wellness and Environment Club.
Book Published :
Take a break - 2013.