Martin Cortazzi is a Visiting Professor in the Centre for Applied Linguistics at Warwick University, UK and at a number of key universities in China. He has taught applied linguistics courses for English teachers in Britain, China, Turkey, Lebanon, Malaysia, Singapore, Iran, Brunei, Norway, Cyprus and elsewhere. He has taught and trained teachers in both primary and secondary schools, and universities. His publications feature Chinese and international learners, issues in language and education such as literacy, vocabulary learning, applying discourse analysis to ELT materials. His current research examines qualitative research methods, narrative and metaphor analysis to explore issues in intercultural experience, identity, and cultures of learning.