Celso Jose De Lima Junior is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics at the Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil. He holds an M.A. in Literature and Intercultural Studies, as well as a B.A. in English Language Teaching from the Universidade Estadual da Paraíba, Brazil. He is an experienced ELT (English Language Teaching) professional in the Brazilian context and his areas of interest are Vygotskian sociocultural theory, Second language teacher education, and Academic literacy development.