Faculty Profile

Shurovi, Marzia

Asst. Professor
Mobile : 01628909423Ext : 206Email : shurovi@eli.uiu.ac.bd

Research Interests

ELT, Second Language Acquisition, Student Motivation, Affective Factors in Student Performance, Learning Strategies, Effective Pedagogy in EFL Context


Ph.D candidate in English Language Teaching (ELT)

Bangladesh University of Professionals

Thesis topic: “Determining the Influential Factors for Class-Work Motivation: A Case Study of EFL Tertiary Students

CGPA 3.88/4.00



Master of Arts: Applied Linguistics and ELT

University of Dhaka, Bangladesh                  

Second Class Ninth-Academic Achievement

Coursework includes: Phonetics and Phonology, Discourse Analysis, Morphology, Research Methodology, Testing and Material Development

Practicum Project includes developing teaching material to conduct Interactive class using Communicative Language Teaching Method



Bachelor of Arts: English

University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Second Class Thirteenth-Academic Achievement

Coursework in Introduction to Poetry, Introduction to Drama, Literary Criticism, Twentieth Century Novels, Introduction to Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition, Stylistics,  History of English Literature, Romantic Literature, Elizabethan Drama, Victorian Literature, Public Speaking,  Functional English, Advanced English, ELT.

Worked in Project to develop an Eclectic method for EFL classroom for secondary students

Submitted Term Papers on ‘ Women in Restoration Literature’, ‘ Predicaments of modern society in T. S. Eliot’s Poetry’, ‘Ulysses as the Renaissance and Victorian Man’.



Higher Secondary School Certificate: Humanities

Dhaka Mohila College

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Secondary School Certificate: Humanities

Dhanmondi Govt. Girls High School                                 

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Brief Bio

Marzia Shurovi is currently working as an Assistant Professor at the English Language Institute at United International University. She is the former faculty of the Department of English of Manarat International University and World University of Bangladesh. She has publications in national and international journals including conference proceedings. She completed her BA Hons. in English from the University of Dhaka with 54.94% marks with the position of Second Class Thirteenth and her MA in Applied Linguistics and ELT from the same institution with 53.60% marks with the position of Second Class Ninth. She is currently pursuing her PhD in ELT at Bangladesh University of Professionals.


Conference Publications:

(2018)  Shurovi Marzia, Farzana Zaman & Sarah Mehnaj. Moving Towards Citizenship Education: The Urgency for a Paradigm Shift. IER-SDGs Conference Proceedings.

(2018) Farzana Zaman & Marzia Shurovi. The Prospects of English Learning in Ethnic Communities: Barriers and Cultural Facts. IER-SDGs Conference Proceedings.

Peer Reviewed Published Papers:

(2022). Shurovi Marzia, Md. Kamrul Hasan, Mahbuba Sultana and Farzana Zaman . Are the socio-economic factors predictors of EFL students’ writing anxiety? A study of Bangladeshi tertiary students. MEXTESOL Journal46(1), 1-10. (Scopus- Indexed; Q2; H Indexed; CiteScore 2020: 0.1) [Publisher: Asociacion Mexicana de Maestros de Ingles MEXTESOL A.C]

(2020) Shurovi Marzia. Tertiary Students’ Motivation to Speak English In Class and Outside Class: A Bangladeshi Perspective. BAUET Journal, Vol. 2, Issue 2. (ISSN: 2521-5256)

(2020) Shurovi Marzia, Farzana Zaman & Mahbuba Sultana. The Learning Strategies Used by the EFL Learners with Facilitating Disposition and Home Environment: A Qualitative Study on Bangladeshi Tertiary Students. NDUB Journal of Research, Vol. 1, Issue, 1.(ISSN: 2709-1945)

(2016)  Zaman Farzana, Mahbuba Sultana and Marzia Shurovi. Women in Virginia Woolf and Begum Rokeya: A View from Western and Eastern Perspective. IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science.(ISSN:2278-8719)

(2015)  Zaman,Farzana and Marzia Shurovi. Relation Between Individual Student Background and Anxiety at Speaking Sessions: A Case Study on MIU Students, Bangladesh .Manarat International University Studies. (ISSN: 1815-6754)

(2014)   Shurovi Marzia. CLT and ELT in Bangladesh: Practice and Prospect of Listening and Speaking.  Journal of Language Teaching and Research. (Scopus- Indexed; Q4; H Indexed; CiteScore 2021: 0.11) [Publisher: Academy Publication]