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Dr. Henry WIDDOWSON Professor Emeritus, University of London; Honorary Professor, University of Vienna


 Henry Widdowson is Professor Emeritus, University of London and Honorary Professor, University of Vienna. He previously worked for the British Council in Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. He was a founding editor of the journal Applied Linguistics and for thirty years acted as applied linguistics adviser to Oxford University Press. He has lectured and written extensively on applied linguistics, discourse analysis and language education and continues to publish in these research areas. His earlier publications include Defining Issues in English Language Teaching 2003, Text, Context, Pretext 2004 and Discourse Analysis, 2007.