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Instructor at ADA University

Tamilla Mammadova is an instructor of Writing and Information Literacy at ADA University, Azerbaijan, Baku. She holds PhD in Applied Linguistics from University of Santiago de Compostela. Dr. Mammadova's areas of interest are evaluation of English language teaching materials, the use of technology in modern classes, spoken English, and Corpus Linguistics. 

Advice: Engaging Your Class in Peer-Listening During Presentations

Being teachers and instructors, we frequently include oral presentations into our syllabi. Unlike other group or individual activities, Power Point presentations on a particular...

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Activity: Four Ways to Enhance Grading

Sometimes grading seems like a mystery to students so helping them understand how we reach our conclusions is a beneficial step in their learning process.
office challenge

Activity: The Office Challenge

Office hours can feel long, laborious, and lonely when no one shows up, especially in the beginning of a semester. One way I've found to increase my students' use of office hours is to challenge them to meet with me. 

Lesson Plan: Paraphrasing

A PowerPoint presentation explaining what paraphrasing is, how to paraphrase, and an in-class activity for paraphrasing.