About the Author
James F. Lee is Head of Department of the Department of Spanish and Latin American Studies at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. His research focuses on second language reading comprehension and input processing. He is the author of Tasks and Communicating in Language Classrooms and is the co-author of Making Communicative Language Teaching Happen, both with McGraw-Hill. Alessandro G. Benati is Director of Research and Enterprise and Professor of Applied Linguistics and Second Language Studies at the University of Greenwich in the UK. He is the author or editor of a number of books including most recently Delivering Processing Instruction in Classrooms and in Virtual Contexts: Research and Practice (co-authored with James F. Lee, Equinox, 2007), Grammar Acquisition and Processing Instruction: Secondary and Cumulative Effects (Multilingual Matters, 2008) and Japanese Language Teaching: A Communicative Approach (Continuum, 2009).