Lawan Dalha is a Nigerian living on the coast of the Red Sea in Saudi Arabia. He was educated at University of Maiduguri and Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola, Nigeria. He is currently a PhD research student in Applied Linguistics at Lancaster University, UK. He is also a Cambridge certified English language teacher. He has taught English and linguistics at different levels, with most involvement at higher education. He taught Applied Linguistics for nine years at College of Education, Jalingo, now College of Education, Zing, Nigeria and was a pioneer faculty member for two years at Department of Languages and Linguistics, Taraba State University, Jalingo, Nigeria. He currently teaches EFL and Applied Linguistics at English Language Centre, Yanbu and Yanbu University College, Saudi Arabia. He has published a number of articles in referred academic journals and chapters in academic books. He also keeps web logs where he writes on both linguistics and other topical societal issues. His research interests are at the intersection of language pedagogy, cognitive science and technology as well as language planning and policy. He has held many academic positions and served as a member of various academic and community-based committees. In addition to an academic public life within and outside his country, Lawan Dalha also founded Qalamtech International Ltd, an educational consultancy firm registered in Nigeria.