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Faculty Profile


Dr. Monishita Hajra Pande


Research: PhD. (English Language Education), EFL University, Hyderabad; MPhil (English Language Education), EFL University, Hyderabad

Monishita Hajra Pande completed her PhD. and MPhil in English Language Education from The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad. She has a Masters in English (Linguistics) and a Masters in Spanish. Her PhD. thesis explored the use of a Self-Evaluation of Teacher Talk tool to promote critical reflection in in-service teachers. Her MPhil focussed on cross-linguistic transfer of reading skills between Spanish and English among Indian learners by evaluating how English as a Second Language and Spanish as a Foreign Language learning situation affect reading competence. Her present research interests are classroom interaction and teacher discourse, teacher development, reflective practices and promoting learner autonomy.

Past Experience

Academic Fellow at Ambedkar University Delhi, Language teacher at The British School, New Delhi, Language tutor at The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad


  • Pande, H.M. (2017). Classroom interaction. In Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) B.Ed programme material. Delhi
  • Pande, H.M. (2015). Strategy training in reading skills to enhance cross-linguistic transfer. In Shodh Hastakshep, Journal of the society for educational empowerment, vol. 5, No. 10 (pp.118-126)
  • Professional Activities/Awards: Member of TESOL International Association (TESOL Member ID: 251525)