Dr Gopa Nayak is an educationist with experience in researching, teaching and training English communication skills to learners in India, Hong Kong and the United Kingdom. She has a DPhil and Masters in Applied Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition from the Department of Education, University of Oxford, UK. Her first Master’s degree was in Sociology from Delhi School of Economics. She has an MA in English Language Teaching from the Hong Polytechnic University. Her research interests include professional communication in English and teaching pedagogy for ESL/EFL learners among others.