Christoph Haase is a Researcher and Lecturer in English Language and Linguistics. With a background in the natural sciences and in English and German linguistics, he is primarily interested in morphosyntactic phenomena of temporality and causation from a cognitive perspective. His other research interests are in first and second language acquisition, English language teaching, and corpus studies in the field of English for academic purposes. After 10 years of working at German universities, he currently works at the English Department at the University of J. E. Purkyne, Usti nad Labem, Czech Republic.Natalia Orlova is the Head of the Department of English and Associate Professor of TEFL at the Faculty of Education of the University of J. E. Purkyne, Usti nad Labem, Czech Republic. She has also worked at Herzen State Pedagogical University in Saint-Petersburg, Russian Federation, and is the co-author of a number of textbooks for school and university students. Her main research interests include ways of developing pre-service EFL teachers’ professional competence and cross-cultural issues. Joel Head is a teacher of English Literature and Composition with a special interest in poetry and poetics. He has completed studies in both California and the Czech Republic. After a stint in publishing in New York City, he served for five years in the US Army as a Russian linguist. He currently works at the University of J.E. Purkyně, Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic.