Päivi Pietilä is a Professor of English at the University of Turku, Finland. Her research interests include second language learning and attrition, L2 speaking skills, L2 academic writing, lexical development and the lexis-grammar interface. She is the author of The English of Finnish Americans (1989) and L2 Speech (1999), in addition to numerous research articles published in international journals.Katalin Doró is Senior Assistant Professor at the University of Szeged, Hungary. Her main research interests include language acquisition, academic writing, language learning strategies and the lexical choices of EFL learners. She is the author of Role of Lexical Knowledge and Its Testing in an L2 Academic Context.Renata Pípalová is Associate Professor of English Linguistics at Charles University, Prague, and Associate Editor of the PJES journal. Her publications, including Thematic 0rganization of Paragraphs and Higher Text Units (2008), fall mostly into the area of discourse studies. Recently, she has explored academic discourse, non-native English, and manifest intertextuality.