Ruchi Kaushik is Associate Professor of English at Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University (M.A, M.Phil in English Literature, Delhi University) where she teaches business communication, language and literature. Her areas of interest include designing English language materials, English for Special Purposes, exploring communicative approaches to literature and gender studies. She has designed many language skills modules for institutions such as DU and IGNOU and has contributed articles in several ELT books and journals. In 2013, she co-edited and co-authored the book titled Language, Literature and Creativity published by Orient Blackswan. She has recently (2014) authored Listening and Speaking XI published by Cambridge University Press.