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Ayaz Ali Mahar Flat D-13, Paradise Palace, Sarwar Shaheed road, Karachi, Pakistan Cell: - +923337279380,03322937420 mayazmahar@yahoo.

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CURRICULUM VITAE

Firm background to instruct English to all levels as a Foreign/Second language, experienced in Lexicography and syllabi designing. Education Graduate study MA-English Linguistics, University of Karachi, Pakistan MA-English Literature, Sindh, Pakistan Undergraduate study Bachelor of Science, Sindh, Pakistan Research Interests Etymology, Lexicography and English Phonology Teaching Interests English for Specific Purposes (ESP), Vocabulary and Speaking skills Courses taught General English (ESP), Phonetics and Phonology and English Grammar to all levels Instructional Experience: June 2010 - Present Affinity Educational Network Shikarpur: Head of Teaching Unit and English Language Instructor To provide quality tuition to the students by: Planning, preparing and delivering effective lessons to meet students cognitive and affective needs.

Supporting and guiding students by setting and giving feedback on a range of homework tasks through the Learning Portfolio (LP) components; Helping students develop their critical thinking and Higher Order Thinking Skills; Providing individual support and attention to students as required and through tutorials and individual meetings; Contributing to evaluation and planning of courses to better meet student needs; selecting, adapting and preparing materials for classes. Actively participating in, minuting and chairing Teaching Unit meetings and any other meetings as required; Effectively invigilating and marking all exams organized by AEN;

Participating in the establishment and maintenance of an open door policy, which includes class visits and classroom observations;

Positively contributing to consultation on key Teaching Unit and institutional issues. January 2009December 2009

Oxford University Press Karachi, Pakistan Free lance In-house Editor in Dictionary section Proof reading Translation of Dictionary June 2008December 2008 (Part time) DJ Coaching centre, Karachi English Language teacher and IELTS instructor Instructed students for levels including IELTS/TOEFL Trained students British as well as American accent The Vision School, Karachi, Sindh 2006 (6 months then I got lectureship) January 2006May 2008 Galaxy School and Model College, Shikarpur, Sindh, Pakistan: Lecturer of English Literature Taught English Text books to A level students Prepared Test papers for all classes of A level. Literary pieces of work to be published: I have executed my duties as the Assistant Editor in the Bilingual (English to Sindhi) Dictionary Published by Sindhica Academy, Karachi, Pakistan. My Two books on English Grammar are under publishing process one by Sindhica and another by Mehran Academy, Pakistan. Workshops and Certification

Six-month certificate in Information Technology Certificate of Teaching (C.T) from BISE Larkana. Bachelor of Education (B.ED) Workshop on Lexicography in Sindhi conducted by Sindhica Academy, Karachi.

Workshops conducted

English Pronunciation training to the teachers at Galaxy Model College, Shikarpur, Sindh. Taught class management skills to the teachers at Hira Public Secondary School ,Shikarpur, Sindh. English near-native fluency Urdu/Sindhi native speaker (balanced bilingual) Receptive bilingual in following languages: Arabic, Siraiki, Punjabi Well versed in Office automation and Internet.

Linguistics skills

Computer literacy

Other abilities:

Translation Experience in Different Newspapers. Worked as Sub-Editor in Daily Sobh Karachi. Worked as Sub-Editor in Jang News group. Worked as Sub-Editor at Dharti T.V channel.

Extra-curricular activities

Playing Cricket, Surfing net and meditation