Journal

Bangla-specific study of English Monophthongs

Vol 10, No. 1 and 2
Author(s):
Hasan, S. M. Mohibul

Abstract

The non-phonetic nature of English spelling leads to unpredictable pronunciation. Thus, Bangla-speaking learners of English mispronounce English monophthongs--short and long vowels as contrasted with diphthongs--since they ...


Rebels through updike and desai's lenses

Vol 10, No. 1 and 2
Author(s):
Habib, Mushira

Abstract

9/11 has redefined the world’s understanding of the term ‘terrorism’ and its association with power and resistance. Post 9/11 novels attempt to represent terrorism or rebellions in a new light by investigating the psycho-social ...


Data acquisition and study of He spectrum under electric and magnetic fields

Vol 10, No. 1 and 2
Author(s):
Shobahani, M.; Mofiz, U. A.

Abstract

Data acquisition system for the spectrum of ionized gases is developed and the spectrum of He gas under electric and magnetic fields are studied. The results are shown through captured photographs, which shows that the ...


'Pala sculptures': A highly sophisticated aesthetic taste which greatly influenced the art and architecture of Bengal

Vol 10, No. 1 and 2
Author(s):
Sajid-Bin-Doza

Abstract

Architectural practice in Bengal is notable from the Muslim period, more precisely since the Pre-Mughal as well as the Sultanate era, the architectural practice in this land started with the influences of many stylistic ...


Enhancing learners' English language proficiency through service learning : an investigation on BRAC University perspective

Vol. 9, No. 1 & 2
Author(s):
Md. Mahbubur Rahman

Abstract

Service Learning concept shows the positive impacts on the active engagement of English language_x000D_ teachers as well as learners in creating appropriate scope for making a learning community both_x000D_ inside and outside the classroom.


A perspective on critical thinking, debate, higher education in Bangladesh

Vol. 9, No. 1 & 2
Author(s):
Fatima Tuz Zahra

Abstract

The aim of higher education is to pursue learning for its own sake and to develop specialist skills._x000D_ However due to market pressure higher education institutions in Bangladesh and across the world_x000D_ have had to focus on practical skills rather than inculcating a desire for knowledge. There is more_x000D_ emphasis to secure jobs than making students curious about knowledge and learning.


An investigation on the use of metacognitive language learning strategies by Bangladeshi learners with differnt proficiency levels

Vol. 9, No. 1 & 2
Author(s):
Pankaj Paul

Abstract

This study explores the use of metacognitive strategies by Bangladeshi English language learners._x000D_ The number of total participants in this study was 100 students, 50 at the high proficiency and 50 at_x000D_ the low proficiency level, who were studying English for Academic Purpose courses at the Centre_x000D_ for Languages (CfL), BRAC University.


Information system adoption and usage: validating UTAUT model for Bangladeshi SMES

Vol. 9, No. 1 & 2
Author(s):
Md. Jabir Al Mursalin

Abstract

Small and medium enterprises (SME) are an integral part of any country’s economy. Therefore,_x000D_ their existence, operational efficiency and effectiveness must be ensured. Implementation of_x000D_ information system (IS) in business value chain allows organizations to enhance this efficiency thus_x000D_ enables organizations to grow and sustain.


Cultural communication through social media and the second or foreign language lerning

Vol. 9, No. 1 & 2
Author(s):
Nipa Nasrin

Abstract

Foreign or second language learning can be enhanced through the interaction with the target_x000D_ language and cultural context. However, it has always been a great difficulty to create the authentic_x000D_ cultural exchange which can give students a chance of experiencing the target language. For culture_x000D_ based language learning, social media can be a great tool.


The young entrepreneurs in Dhaka : reasons to be an entrepreneur & hurdles to overcome as an entrepreneur

Vol. 9, No. 1 & 2
Author(s):
Rahnuma Ahmed
Aditi Shams
Md. Nazmul Kabir Rony

Abstract

This study highlighted several aspects of young entrepreneurs. It aims at presenting the profile of young entrepreneurs, identifying the major reason to start their own business at younger age and pinpointing the foremost obstacles they faced in doing the business. The study was conducted on 50 young entrepreneurs of Dhaka city.


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