Dr. D. Ravi

Assistant professor

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Dr. D. Ravi Assistant Professor of English with an excellent track record of teaching and trained professional and non-professional students for more than 16 years.Got doctoral degree from The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad, for his thesis on Turn-Taking in Group Discussion: Developing Politeness Strategies of Engineering Students. Obtained master’s degree from Nizam College, Osmania University, Hyderabad. Did several online courses from world removed universities like University of California, Irvine., Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Griffith University. Australia etc. Designed courses in Enlgish for M.Tech and B.Tech students. Has dealt with variety of subjects for like English Literature, English Language, Professional Ethics English Language and Communication Skills, Advanced English and Communication Skills, Communicative English and Multimedia Aided Language, Gender Sensitization, Business Communication and Soft Skills English for Research Paper Writing, Academic Writing, English Language Enrichment, English Proficiency, English for Enhanced Competence etc. for under graduate and post graduate heterogeneous students. Acted as a member of the Board of Studies. Contributes for research as a Co-supervisor for Shri Jagdishrasad Jhabarmal Tibrewala University (SJJTU), Rajasthan, India. Played his role as a resource person for national and international FDPs, workshps and conferences. Took part as a jury member for various State-level completions. Apart from writing research papers for national and international journal, he attended and presented research articles in several national and international conferences.

Research Interests

English Language Education,
English Literature,
English as Second Language (ESL),
English as Foreign Language (EFL),
English for Specific Purposes (ESP) etc.

Teaching Interests

English Language Skills,
Academic Writing and Reading,
Soft Skills,
Life Skills,
English Literature,
Communication Skills,
Gender Sensitization,
Professional Ethics,
Personality Development Skills etc.

Selected Publications

  1. Book chapter: Learning Polite Turns in Group Discussion: Perspective of Indian Engineering Students in ESL Context. In G. Suneetha Bai, Hemamalini N, & V. Kanchana (Eds.), Framework of Language, Literature and Communication: Tracing Harmony and Culture through English (pp. 55–79). Authors Press. ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 9355290357;ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-9355290359
  2. A Workbook on English Grammar and Composition, Tata McGraw Hill Education Private Limited, New Delhi (ISBN-13:978-1-25-902639-3, 10:1-25-902639-6) (Co-authored).
  3. ‘An Empirical Study on Impact of Social Media During COVID-19 on Individuals’Turkish Online Journal of Qualitative Inquiry (TOJQI)Volume 12, Issue 5, May, 2021: Pages 4886 – 4892.E-ISSN:1309-6591(SCOPUS) https://www.tojqi.net/index.php/journal/article/view/5688/4056
  4. ‘Politeness Strategies for Communicative Competence in ESL Context’,Langlit, An International Peer Reviewed Open Access Journal, Special Issue, August 2019, ISSN-2349-5189.
  5. Abstract published in the Proceedings of PDSELL-2019 on ‘Explicit Instructions on Politeness Strategies for Engineering Students: Towards Communicative Competence in a national conference’ (March 9, 2019) organized by CMR College of Engineering and Technology, H -948-81-923800-9-4).
  6. Developing L2 Pragmatic Competence of Professional Students in India: The Need of the Hour’International Journal of Research, Volume VIII, Issue 1, January 2019, ISSN-2236-6124.DOI:16.10089.IJR.2018.V7I11.285311.003456
  7. ‘Politeness Strategies for Indian Engineering Students in ESL Situation: Teachers’Perception’ European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,Volume 7, Issue 4, Pages:1051-1063. ISSN 2515-8260 (SCOPUS) Politeness Strategies for Indian Engineering Students in ESL Situation: Teachers’Perception
  8. ‘Politeness Strategies: A Key to Effective Communication’ International Journal of Conception on Management & Social Sciences, Volume 4, Issue 1, January-2020 (ISSN-2357-2779).

Selected Awards and Honors


  • B.A.(Eng.Litt.)
  • M.A.(Eng.Litt.)
  • B.Ed
  • Ph. D. (EFLU)
  • SET

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