TESOL Bangladesh Journal (TBJ) is a flagship journal of TESOL Society of Bangladesh founded in 2014 and publishes two issues (July and December) in a year. TESOL Society of Bangladesh is an equal opportunity platform for the practitioners of English Language in Bangladesh. It is a community of English language teachers trying to bring the Bangladeshi ELT professionals and the prospective practitioners of ELT and applied linguists under one roof by establishing a network that encourages diversity and respectful professional collaborations among educators by organizing programs with national and international collaboration. As part of its commitment to promote local innovations and practices and flourish research for sustainable development, the association publishes a scholarly journal that will bring together English language professionals from around the world to share, learn, and further English language teaching and research.

TESOL Bangladesh Journal (TBJ) is a peer-reviewed, electronic and open access journal based on current theory, research and practices in the field of TESOL. TBJ is a double-blind peer review journal dedicated to enhancing and disseminating scholarly work from local, regional and international researchers and practitioners in second and foreign language contexts to engage in the ways that research and theorizing can inform and shape English language teaching and learning perspectives and practices. The Editor(s) of TBJ is supported by a nationally and internationally renowned Advisory Board which assists the Editor(s) in the development of the Journal, and by an Editorial Panel consisting of national and international scholars in the field of TESOL, ELT and Applied Linguistics. 


TBJ promotes TESOL research that is locally grounded, however, regionally and internationally relevant. The journal welcomes submission that is relevant to TESOL in local context as well broad regional and international topics representing a variety of cross-disciplinary interests relevant to TESOL, Applied Linguistics and Language Education:


Dr. Raqib Chowdhury, Monash University, Australia

Dr. Sayeedur Rahman, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Managing Editor

Dr. Mian Md. Naushaad Kabir

Associate Professor of English Language

Institute of Modern Langauges

University of Dhaka

Review Editor

M Hamidul Haque

Senior Assistant Professor and Head of the Department of English

American International University-Bangladesh (AIUB)

Assistant Editors

Dr. Taslima Irin Ivy

Manchester Institute of Education (MIE), University of Manchester, UK

Farzana Rahman Khan

Brac Institute of Languages, Brac University

Hasna Khanom

Brac Institute of Languages, Brac University



Editorial Board

Dr. Obaid Hamid

Senior Lecturer, School of Education, University of Queensland, Australia

Dr. Shaila Sultana

Professor, Institute of Modern Languages, University of Dhaka

Dr. Asifa Sultana

Associate Professor, Department of English and Humanities, BRAC University

Dr. Mohammad Ali Azgor Talukder

Associate Professor & Head, Department of English, BUFT

Dr. Md Al Amin

Assistant Professor, Department of English and Humanities, BRAC University

Dr. Sabreena Ahmed

Associate Professor, Department of English and Humanities, BRAC University

Dr. Tasnima Aktar

Associate Professor, Department of English, Comilla University

Dr Muhammed Shahriar Haque

Professor, Department of English, East West University

Dr. Tazin Aziz Chaudhury

Professor, Department of English, University of Dhaka

Dr. Syeda Farzana Sultana

Assistant Professor, Department of English and Humanities, ULAB

Dr. Jahurul Islam

Lecturer in Speech Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Dr. Sanjoy Banerjee

Language Instructor, York University, Toronto

Dr. Md. Golam Jamil

University of Bristol, UK

Dr. Elizabeth Erling

Professor of English Language Teaching and Research Methodology, University of Graz, Austria

Dr. Trang Nguyen

School of Education, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

Dr. Hoa Nguyen

Senior Lecturer in Teacher Professional Learning, School of Education, University of New South Wales, Australia

Lisa Gilanyi

Research Assistant for Professor Terry Cumming, School of Education, UNSW, Research Assistant for Associate Professor Scott Eacott, School of Education, UNSW

Dr. Prithvi Narayan Shrestha

Senior Lecturer in English Language, School of Languages and Applied Linguistics

Open University, UK

Dr. Harsha Dulari Wijesekera


Senior Lecturer. Post Graduate Institute of English of Sri Lanka

Dr Anwar Ahmed


Assistant Professor, York University

Dr. Manzoorul Abedin

Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge

Advisory Board


          Dr. Syed Manzoorul Islam

Professor, Department of English & Humanities, ULAB

          Professor Fakrul Alam

UGC Professor, Bangladesh


          A.M.M. Hamidur Rahman


Professor of English

Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Daffodil International University, Dhaka

          Professor Dr. Md. Shahidullah

Professor and Chairperson, Department of English

Green University of Bangladesh

          Professor Phan Le Ha

Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Brunei

          Professor Bob Lingard

Emeritus Professor, The University of Queensland


          Professor Fazal Rizvi


Emeritus Professor, The University of Melbourne

          Professor Lawrence J. Zhang,

Associate Dean, International Partnerships, Faculty of Education and Social Work, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand


         Prof. Dr Fauzia Shamim

Professor and Dean, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences at Ziauddin University, Karachi, Pakistan

Technical Team


          Sharmin Sultana Rima

Lecturer in English, State University of Bangladesh


          Akibur Rahman Khan

Lecturer in English

American International University-Bangladesh (AIUB)

          Antara Ibnat Audhaya

Graduate Student (BA in ESOL)

Institute of Modern Languages (IML)

University of Dhaka