Anastasios Tsangalidis is Professor of Syntax-Semantics at the Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, School of English, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He studied English and Linguistics in Thessaloniki, Edinburgh, Dublin and Cambridge and holds an MPhil in Linguistics from the University of Dublin (Trinity College, 1994) and a PhD from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (1997). Prior to his employment at Aristotle University, he worked at the Centre for the Greek Language (March 1999 - December 2000) and the Department of Linguistics, University of Ioannina (January 2001 - March 2006). He has taught courses in general linguistics, syntax and semantics, at both undergraduate and graduate levels. His main research interests are in the area of syntactic and semantic description and the relevance of grammar to language teaching. He has worked for several research projects and has published his research in books, journals and conference proceedings.