Dr Mohammad Abdu Ahmad Al-Mekhlafi is currently a Professor of English. He got his PhD in ELT from the CIEFL, Hyderabad, India in 1999. He also attended Ball State University in the USA where he was awarded a Master degree in Linguistics and TEFL in 1992. Throughout his varied career in the field of Education, Mohammad has worked as a teacher educator at the Department of English, Faculty of Education, Sana’a University, Yemen since 1989. He was the Head of the Department of English (2001 – 2005). He worked as the Dean of the Faculty of Languages, Arts and Education in Al-Yemenia University (2001 – 2007). He worked as a visiting lecturer in TEFL at Sohar University in the Sultanate of Oman (2007 – 2012). His main areas of research interest are: teacher training, error analysis, writing instruction, grammar instruction and second language pedagogy. He has participated in more than 20 international conferences in Britain, the USA, India, the UAE, Oman, Malaysia and Yemen.