Dr. A. Mohd Nawi

Senior Lecturer, Language Academy

Dr. Abdullah Mohd Nawi is a senior lecturer at the Language Academy, with a PhD in Education, specializing in applied drama in English language learning, language teaching and teacher training. He is a former Assistant Dean (External & Global Engagement) for the Faculty of Social Sciences & Humanities, and former Deputy Director of UTM Office of Corporate Affairs, specializing in branding and communication. His PhD in Education is from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand, where her research developed the fields of Applied Drama in English language learning, and reflective practice. He is a native speaker English Language lecturer and teacher trainer with over twenty years’ teaching experience teaching and managing students in three different countries – Malaysia, the UK, and New Zealand, from diverse nationalities, age groups, and professions.His Bachelor of Education in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) was earned from the University of Exeter, UK, and he was awarded Master of Education (TESL) from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia. His main research interests are in the developing field of drama in ESL/ELT. He is also interested in Second Language Acquisition as a whole, and developing ESL in Malaysia.