Phd. Mustafa ALTUN

- Lecturer -

Mustafa Altun was born on August 7, 1974 in Manisa ,Turkey. He graduated from Tajikistan State Languages University in 1998 and undertook his masters degree in English language at the same university.


 He completed his PhD at the Russian Educational Academy in 2013 in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. Currently, he is working as a lecturer at Ishik University in Iraq. His research interests are approaches to language learning and teaching English through drama,role-play and songs. His interests also lie in the preparation of English language teaching materials (especially video materials), using technology in language teaching (particularly  computer based ones) and translation studies.

Here you can access my CV > [ My Curriculum Vitae (CV) ]

Here you can find some links to find me in different mediums...

Education Background :

2014- …      Ishik University                                                                         Arbil, Iraq

English Language Lecturer

2013-2014  Salahaddin Ayyubi High School                          Suleymania, Iraq                                                           

Head of English Department

2008-2013  Dushanbe international School                           Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Head of English Department

2007 - 2008 Shelale Education Organization                          Dushanbe, Tajikistan                                       

Teacher of English Language                       

2003 - 2007 Khodjent Tajik-Turkish high school                     Khodjent, Tajikistan                                      

Teacher of English Language

1999- 2003        Kulob Tajik-Turkish School                                Kulob, Tajikistan                                      

Manager of School Dormitory

1998 -1999        Economy High School                                     Dushanbe, Tajikistan                                      


Teacher of English Language 

Interests :

1-    Teaching strategies

2-    Teaching through role play activities

3-    Teaching through reading


4-    Teaching through songs / drama

My Teaching philosophy is :

I believe learners are our future....

I believe each and every learner has the potential to bring something unique and special to the world.

I will help learners to develop their potential by believing in them as capable individuals. I will assist 

my learners in discovering who they are, so they can express their own opinions and nurture their own ideas.

I will incorporate themes, integrated units, projects group work, individual work and hands on learning in order to make active learners.

Click here to access Question Bank, Course Materials and Lecture Notes > ( myIshik Page )

All Years 2017 - 2018

Name :  Reading Ii
Code :  ELT 125
Grade :  1
Year :  2017 - 2018
NOS :  20 students

My Publications

  • Paper Published In International Indexed Journals
    • The Role of Passion in Effective Teaching and Learning
      2017 - 2018

      Passion has a motivating factor; therefore, it is a significant need for high quality learning and teaching. Passion is seeking for the new, and experiencing new ideas. Passion is on the basis of effective teaching. Passion which is indispensable for learning and teaching facilitates learning thorough desire and enthusiasm it creates. Passionate teachers via creating effective learning environments endeavor to increase learning potentials of their students. This study focuses on differences passionate te

    • The-Effects-of-Teacher-Commitment-on-Student-Achievement
      2017 - 2018

      Teacher commitment is an internal force that derives teachers to invest more time and energy in keeping up involvement in the school. This willingness of promoting the school creates emotional link between teachers and the school which ultimately inspires teachers to seek ways to enhance teaching profession and establish an effective learning environment to allow students to reach their targets. Commitment to teaching is a crucial factor to contribute to the achievement of students. This study explores t

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