KHWAJA A ALI
Multilingual Language instructor/analyst
Well-educated Native Urdu Speaker with additional language skills in Punjabi, Hindi, Farsi, Dari and Arabic. APFAK expert/Adviser who has a sound knowledge about languages and cultures. Familiar with culture, media and language of target language. Developed educational content for a foreign language training system. Designed core curriculum and created interactive missions integrating pedagogy, linguistic and cultural material.
Possess over 20 years of pertinent University education, and a lifelong experience in Middle East and South Asian culture. Many years of experience in foreign language teaching, developing curriculum /assessments and tailored lessons to students’ needs.
Certificate of Achievement from Dean getting 100% result of Class (Total# Students 18)
Certificate of Achievement on Language Day Participation
Instructor Certification Course, Faculty Development Directorate - Department of Defense
Coin of Performance from Directorate of Continue Education
Certificate of Achievement to design Online Curriculum for Continue Education
Certification of ILR Scales Testing from DLI (Defense Language Institute)
Text Typology Certification.
Conference attended on different Teaching methodology, approach and strategies.
Certificate of Excellent.
Participated in ODA Volunteer
SLC Workshop completed
Training on Higher Level Speaking
Presentation on Faculty Professional Development Program
“How to Teach High Level Speaking to Second Language Learner”
“Importance of Immersion to Learn Second Language”
“The Integration Reflection of Techno-Teaching Pedagogy”
“Cross Culture Research Interview”
Teamwork and Professionalism
I Cooperated fully with the team and help them to create and develop material. I demonstrate teamwork, good judgment, professionalism, and I use my expertise of target language (Class UR00413-Student Code109712 “Mr. Ali was always extremely helpful and a living dictionary. Code109744 “ Mr. Khwaja is able to breakdown concept in Urdu into smaller more digestible parts and anticipate and answer questions students have about word”.
Associate Dean remark on my 2011-2012 Evaluation report that “Mr. Ali is a consummate team player who always puts the Institute’s bigger mission first”.
Professional History in the U.S.
Defense Language Institute/ Foreign Language Center 2012 – 2017
Assistant Professor of Urdu Program/Curriculum Developer
Worked in an intensive student-centered environment. Work professionally with colleagues and students and received a certificate of achievement on 100% graduation rate because of team work efforts. Subject matter expert on target language with social issues.
Department of Defense (Continued Education), 2010 – 2012
Assistant Professor of Distance Learning Education
Worked as an asset for AFPAK Team and demonstrated higher skills in curriculum development in writing the AFPAK Urdu Modules. Created development of materials and application of teaching techniques yielded excellent results in the online classroom and in the MTT environment. Received Evaluation with most successful for the DLI Mission.
Milanguages Corporation Inc. Special operations at the US Marine Corps Base 2009 – 2010
Urdu langage & culture Instructor (Camp Lejeune, NC)
It was an intensive pre-deployment Advance Linguist Course (ALC). Trained student successfully and provide a big exposure of Cultural briefing and orientation for Central and South Asia. Integrate e-Learning materials usefully and usable in all related factors and delivered in timely methods.
Freelance Multilingual Court Interpreter Part time
Provided translation services for court cases in Kissimmee, Orlando, Ocala and the surrounding regions. Used Urdu, Punjabi, Farsi, Dari and Arabic language skills to translate court attendees’ testimony into English.
Hospitality Industry 2002 - 2009
Audit Assistant / Staff Accountant
Served as the Manager for the Holiday Inn. Supervised and provided accounting and audit services to a resort, convention center.
Summary of international experience
KHWAJA & KHWAJA, Karachi, Pakistan 1991 - 1998
Served as an advocate in the High Courts of Pakistan. Specialized in intellectual property rights law. Provided legal consulting services for international business and trademark cases.
EMBASSY OF IRAN, Jeddah/Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 1979 - 1988
Embassy Secretary 1975-1978
Represented Iranians and other foreigners in Saudi Arabian courts. Served as the Liaison Officer to the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC). Actively supported the OIC’s Peace Mission during the Iran/Iraq war.
Post Graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights
University of New Hampshire School of Law, Concord, NH
Master of Arts in Political Science (U.S. Equivalent)
Issued by The Center for Education Research and Evaluation, Queens, NY
LL. B (Equivalent of the U.S. Law Degree)
Karachi University, Karachi, Pakistan
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and the Urdu Language
Punjab University, Lahore, Pakistan