Cinzia Spinzi holds a PhD in English for Specific Purposes and a Master’s in Translation Studies from the University of Birmingham, UK. She is a Lecturer in English Language and Translation at the University of Palermo, Italy. Her research interests include language and cultural mediation and corpus linguistics applied to the study of translation, ideology and metaphors in specialised communication.Alessandra Rizzo is a Lecturer in English Language and Translation at the University of Palermo, Italy. Her research background is in translation studies and comparative literature, and she holds an MA in Literary Translation and a PhD in Literature and Translation from the University of Essex, UK. Her main areas of research are audiovisual translation, ELF and migration.Marianna Lya Zummo is a Researcher and Assistant Professor of English Language and Translation in the Department of Humanities at the University of Palermo, Italy. Her interests cover issues in sociolinguistics, genre, communication dynamics, and studies on the dimension of modality and evidentiality. Her research is primarily related to issues in health discourse and web-mediated communication.