Dilek İnal holds a PhD in American Literature and Culture from Istanbul University. She currently works as an assistant professor at the Department of English Language Teaching at Istanbul University-Cerrahpaşa. She has taught courses in ELT methodology, teaching English to young learners, literary and cultural studies, and Practicum in ELT at undergraduate level. The courses she has taught at graduate level include stylistics and English language teaching, globalization and teaching English as a foreign language, discussions on World Englishes, and culture in ELT. She has supervised various dissertations on related topics. She has also worked on numerous national and Erasmus + projects focusing particularly on multilingualism and interculturality, including “MuVIT” Multilingual Virtual Talking Books and “EU-DO-IT” European Digital Online-Game for Intercultural Learning and Translanguaging. Her primary research areas are teacher education and development, English as a lingua franca, World Englishes and literary and cultural studies on which she has published nationally and internationally. Her current research focuses on ELF, WENG, multilingualism and ELT and she continues to do further work on improving Practicum in ELT.


Luis Guerra holds a PhD in Applied Linguistics/English Language Teaching from Warwick University, UK, and has extensive experience in English language teaching, having taught English and Applied/Descriptive Linguistics in Brazil, US, UK, Spain, and Portugal. He is currently an Associate Professor at the Department of Linguistics and Literatures, University of Evora, Portugal. He is the Main Researcher of Research Line 5: Language, Culture & Society, at the University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies (ULICES). He was the national coordinator of the ERASMUS+ ILTERG Project and a member of the ENRICH Project and is currently the national coordinator in the CIRCE (Counteracting Accent Discrimination Practices in Education) ERASMUS+ Projects. His research interests are Global Englishes (English as a Lingua Franca/English as an International Language/World Englishes), ELF-based methodology, textbook analysis, intercultural communicative competence, intercultural citizenship education and accent discrimination.


Yasemin Oral holds a PhD in English Language Teaching from Istanbul University with her dissertation on Classroom Power Relations from a Critical Pedagogical Perspective. She is currently an Assistant Professor at the ELT Department of Istanbul University- Cerrahpasa, where she offers courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels, including ELT methodology, language policy and planning, language and society, and cultural issues in ELT. Her research interests are quite interdisciplinary in nature, including the areas of critical discourse studies, critical pedagogies, interculturality and identity, language ecology and planning, and socio-political aspects of language teaching. She has been involved in MuVIT –“Multilingual Virtual Talking Books” and “Visions and perspectives concerning cultural diversity: The voices of young adults from Turkey, Bulgaria, South Korea and Mexico” projects as a researcher. She has recently coordinated  the EUREDIE Erasmus+ project focusing on the development of a researcher development and engagement path through an interculturality approach for early-career researchers involved in language education.


Lili Cavalheiro has a PhD in Applied Linguistics from the University of Lisbon where she is a collaborator at ULICES-University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies. She currently teaches at NOVA University of Lisbon and is a researcher at CETAPS-Centre for English, Translation, and Anglo-Portuguese Studies. She has been involved in several Erasmus+ projects (e.g., ENRICH, ILTERG, CIRCE) and has published and presented on a variety of topics, namely: English as a Lingua Franca/Global Englishes, Teacher education, Coursebook analysis, Materials development, Intercultural awareness and Intercultural Citizenship Education. She recently co-edited with L. Guerra and R. Pereira the volume The Handbook to English as a Lingua Franca Practices for Inclusive Multilingual Classrooms (2021, Humus).