Ali Said Mohamed Al-Issa, Teacher Training Institute Secondary Certificate, English Language Teaching, Muscat, 1982. Diploma in Education, English Language Teaching, University of Exeter, England, 7/6/1986.Bachelor Honours Degree in Education, English Language Teaching, University of Bristol, School of Education, England, 20/6/1988.Master of Arts in Education, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), University of London, Institute of Education, England, 1/11/1993.Doctor Philosophy in Education (Ph.D.), University of Queensland, Faculty of Social & Behavioural Sciences, Graduate School of Education, Australia, 2/11/2002. Thesis Title: “An Ideological & Discursive Analysis of English Language Teaching in the Sultanate of Oman”. Thesis supervisor: Professor Allan Luke.Elementary & Preparatory English Language Teacher, Hassan Bin Thabit School – Muscat, 1982-1984.Secondary School English Teacher, Jabir Bin Zaid Secondary School, Muscat, 1988-1992 (Out of Which Three Years Head of English Language Teaching Department at School). Seconded English Language Inspector & In-Service Teacher Trainer, Muscat Region, September 1993-January 1994.ELT Lecturer & Teacher Trainer, Intermediate Teacher Training College, Muscat, January 1994-June 1996. Acting Director, Department Of Private Colleges & Institutes, Ministry of Higher Education, March 1996-September 1997. English Language Teaching Teacher, College of Sharia & Law, September 1997-October 2002. Assistant Professor of Applied Linguistics, College of Sharia & Law, November 2002-August 2006. Assistant Professor of Applied Linguistics, College of Law, Sultan Qaboos University, November 2006-May 2011. Assistant Dean for Postgraduate Studies & Research, College of Law, Sultan Qaboos University, 1.9.2007-31.8.2012.Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics, College of Law, Sultan Qaboos University, May 2011- Present.