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She is a referee in grant-awarding agencies in Brazil and abroad. As is apparent from this summary, Antonieta's contribution as a scholar has been great: she has taught countless numbers of school teachers and Page xi university lecturers, and supervised many MAs and doctorates; the talks and papers at conferences in Brazil and abroad and the seminars or conferences of various sizes which she has organised number in hundreds; mimeo copies of a number of those papers and talks circulate freely in Brazil and are part of many course bibliographies.

In A. I. R. Lee: Essays in English as a Foreign or Second Language. Berlin: Foris Publications, pp. 29-37, 1992. Assessing the value of English for special purpose programmes in national development. In A. Waters and R. Allwright (eds) Language in Aid Projects: Towards the Year 2000 (Colloquium Proceedings). Centre for Research in Language Education, Lancaster University, pp. 36-49, 1994. Page xv A Personal Word Mike Potter I should like to add to this celebration of Antonieta Celani's professional life by paying my own personal tribute as well as echoing some of the feeling of those many colleagues from the British Council who have worked with her during what, by any standards, is a remarkable career.

He makes a forceful plea for the rights of learners to be respected, in the same way as the learner's other human rights must be respected and preserved. Language Processing Andrew Cohen and Elaine Tarone provide an analysis of products from which inferences are drawn concerning language learning processes. Their study, in the general field of English for Academic Purposes (EAP) looks at the problem of expressing opinion in writing a review of the literature. They consider the effect of training in native-like production.

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