DR. DING ENG NA
Dr. Ding Eng Na is an educator with more than 30 years of teaching experience. Her vast experience in teaching English extends to teaching primary, secondary right up to tertiary level students and working adults. She understands the concerns, the limitations and needs of the learners of English. She strongly feels that it is of utmost importance to the learners to be able to gain communicative competency, in order for them to be end users of English.
Dr. Ding holds a teaching certificate in Teaching English As A Second Language (TESL), a B.A., M.A. and PhD in English Language. In addition to her academic qualifications, she also holds a Certification in Training awarded by HRDF.
Starting out as an ordinary teacher in Terengganu, Dr. Ding has also served in various parts of the country even as far as Sabah. Her career also includes a teaching stint in China to impart her knowledge on teaching the English Language. Dr. Ding’s professionalism and dedication to her work had seen her rise to the position of Dean of Faculty in INTI International University. Her last attachment in Higher Education was as Dean, School of Liberal Arts in Berjaya University College of Hospitality.
With her vast experience in teaching English, Dr. Ding has decided to set up her own language centre, D English Link & Consultancy Services to offer courses in Business English for Corporate Training and for working professionals who want to improve their communication and writing skills.
Teaching has always been her passion and it is well reflected in the courses she conducts. Dr. Ding believes learning should be engaging, interacting and stimulating. Her philosophy for training is strongly guided by the Genre Based Approach which she has found to be very effective in guiding participants to achieve their communicative competency. Coupled with her years of teaching local and international students, she has gained invaluable insights on how to deliver and impart knowledge effectively. In addition, her pleasant personality has always managed to bring the best out of her participants as they warm up to her easily.
Dr. Ding’s portfolio includes:
• Giving corporate trainings on Business Writing Skills and Business English
• Training working adults on Business Writing in Malaysian Institute of Management (MIM)
• Lecturing PhD students on English for Research Writing
• Lecturing MBA students on Academic Writing Skills
• Conducting modules on Teaching Certificate for aspiring English Teachers
Besides training, Dr. Ding’s forte is also in developing and designing training modules which includes modules for English Summer Camps that have been very well received by a number of institutions of higher learning from Korea and Japan. Apart from that, Dr. Ding has also developed and implemented a number of university courses which are MQA (Malaysian Qualifications Agency) compliant for a couple of universities.