Pascual Pérez-Paredes started his collaboration with the English Department in the University of Murcia, Spain in 1996. After a research stay in the University of Texas at Austin, he completed his PhD in Applied Linguistics in 1999. He currently teaches CALL, Legal English and Applied Linguistics. He is also an Official Translator. His main interests are quantitative research of register variation, the compilation and use of language corpora and the implementation of Information and Communication Technologies in Foreign Language Teaching/Learning. He is a member of the Research Group Lingüística Aplicada Computacional, Enseñanza de Lenguas y Lexicografía (LACELL). Pascual Pérez-Paredes has been project coordinator of a MINERVA initiative funded by the European Commission: SACODEYL( and at the moment coordinates Corpora for Content & Language Integrated Learning [BACKBONE], a LLP K2 Transversal programme.He is also involved in corpus-based international projects such as LINDSEI (UCL) [] and ICCI (TUFS) [].