Assistant Professor and Head
School of Contemporary Knowledge Systems
Saurabh Singanapalli has taught language for a number of years, in both academic and professional contexts. While his primary interest and present work is in English Language Teaching, he has also worked professionally as a language trainer, translator, and interpreter for Spanish and French, and as an e-learning content and materials designer. He is working towards his PhD from IIT Bombay; this is on understanding the use of image prompts to teach narrative writing to young second-language learners of English. He holds an M.Phil. degree in English Language Education, and also an M.A in English (Media and Communication), from the English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad. The other research areas that interest him include media adaptation studies, and storytelling and narratives. He is particularly interested in visual narratives and pictorial representations of stories, especially in the form of comics and graphic novels. At Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth, he is teaching courses on English language and communication, presentation and writing skills, as well as elective courses on media and literature.
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