Dr Emad A. S. Abu-Ayyash is an associate professor of education/TESOL at the British University in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. He achieved his Ph.D in Education/TESOL from the British University in Dubai, in 2016, his M.A. degree (Hons) in translation from Yarmouk University, Jordan in 2007 and his B.A. degree (Hons) in English literature and linguistics from Yarmouk University, Jordan in 1996. His research interests and publications include areas such as TESOL, discourse analysis, teaching and learning, translation, assessment, and online education. Throughout his career, he provided training for hundreds of teachers on teaching methods and curriculum design. He participated in several local and international conferences in education.