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 and Applied Linguistics. He is also a Sworn/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 directs a research project funded by the SENECA agency on orality. He is also the coordinator of a MINERVA project funded by the European Commission: SACODEYL (225836-CP-1-2005-1-ES-MINERVA-M SACODEYL). At the moment, he is involved in corpus-based international projects such as LINDSEI (UCL) [http://cecl.fltr.ucl.ac.be/] and ICCI (TUFS) [http://www.tufs.ac.jp/insidetufs/doc/08012802.pdf].