Eötvös Loránd University
Éva Illés is Associate Professor at the Department of English Applied Linguistics, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary. She graduated in English and Russian Language and Literature from Eötvös Loránd University. She holds a PhD in ESOL from the Institute of Education University of London. She has a wide range of experience, including TEFL in secondary education in Hungary and TESOL in Britain. She has been involved in pre- and in-service teacher training in both countries, and has taken part in the development of qualifications for ESOL teachers in Britain. From 2004 to 2006 she was Visiting Lecturer at Roehampton University, London, where she taught Applied English Studies and TESOL. Between 2009-2010, she was editor of Language Issues, the journal of the National Association for Teaching English and Community Languages to Adults in Britain. Her current interests include pragmatics, translation, English as a lingua franca, language teaching and teacher education.