Maftuna Artikova


Department: Arts & Humanities

Office: 259, Avicenna Hall

Email: a.maftunakhon[at]


  • Visiting Practitioner in TESOL, Global Education Department (School of Law, Technology, and Education) Westminster International University, Tashkent, Uzbekista May 2021- January 2021

  • EFL Senior Teacher, IELTS Instructor, Riks Education LL, Tashkent, Uzbekistan August 2021- September 2017

  • EFL, ESP Senior Teacher and Translator, “Partnership for Peace” Language Training Centre, the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Uzbekistan July 2013- September 2011

  • EFL, ESP Teacher, Special Faculty of Tashkent University of Information Technology, Tashkent, Uzbekistan 2013 July – November 2011

  • EFL Teacher, Andijan State Institute of Languages 2005 November – August 2004

  • Master of Arts: TESL (Teaching English as a Second Language) Webster University, Tashkent, Uzbekistan August 2021- August 2020

  • Master of Arts: General Linguistics Andijan State University, Andijan, Uzbekistan July 2006- September 2004

  • Bachelor of Art: English Philology Andijan State Institute of Languages July 2004- September 2000

Research Interests

  • Assessment, developing alternative methods of assessment in EFL classrooms

  • SLA theories, the effect of personality in SLA

  • Writing, the effect of instruction on EFL students’ synthesis writing


  • I, Citizen (Global citizenship and problem solving) – Westminster University in Tashkent, Spring 2021

  • EFL/IELTS – RIKS Education Center, Tashkent, 2021-2017

  • EFL/ESP – “Partnership for peace” Language training center, Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Tashkent, 2013-2011

  • EFL/ESP – Special Faculty, Tashkent University of Information Technologies, Tashkent, 2011-1009

  • EFL – Andijan Statute Pedagogical Institute of Languages, Andijan, Uzbekistan, 2005-2004


  • Artikova, M. A., (2021). Language acquisition and personality types: EFL learners in Uzbekistan. Active Learning and Teaching of Foreign Languages in Uzbekistan. 1(21), 5-8.


  • Guess speaker at Article discussion club, topic: Language Acquisition and Personality Types: EFL learners in Uzbekistan run by Mentor Hub. Available at (06/2021)

  • Materials’ developer and teacher trainer, Teacher Training Program for Teachers of YLs in the system Public Education initiated by the Agency for promoting foreign language learning. (06/2021).