A. L. Khanna, M.A (English), Ph D (Linguistics) retired as Reader in English from Rajdhani College, University of Delhi.He was awarded a Nuffield Foundation Travelling Fellowship to work in Applied Linguistics at the Department of Language and Linguistic Science, University of York, (U.K.), from April to June 1989. He is currently engaged in developing ELT materials and teacher training projects. His interests include Applied Linguistics, materials development, evaluation and assessment. He has presented papers at several national and international conferences and published extensively. He has co-authored and co-edited several English textbooks for young learners. He has been closely associated with the NCERT and several SCERTs across the country for textbooks development. He was one of the Series Editors of Research in Applied Linguistics, Sage, New Delhi. Presently, he is the Coordinating Editor of FORTELL Journal and one of the Chief Editors of Language and Language Teaching Journal.