PROFILE K.N. Shoba. M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., No. 26, MIG, TNHB Colony, Kolathur, Chennai - 600099. 91 - 9884071114 91-44-25587378 firstname.lastname@example.org Dr. Shoba K.N. teaches Technical English, Communication and Career in Velammal Engineering College, Chennai, since September, 2010. She has also been one of the content developers for the Soft Skill courses for textbooks at the Postgraduation level for the University of Madras. Her area of specialisation includes teaching language for special purposes and is a certified Business English Certificate Trainer. She has presented papers in National and International Conferences and published articles on Language and Literature. Her areas of interests are Indian Writing in English and ELT and believes that it is important to strike a balance in research concerning ELT and Literary themes. A member of OSLE (Organisation for Studies in Literature and the Environment), and other language-centric forums like the ELTAI and FORTELL, she writes on such themes concerning the cross-sections of literature and environment. She also correlates the juxtaposing characteristics of postcolonial texts with various emerging critical perspectives.