We are a community. We are an identifiable group, whose members are interested in interaction with one another for the sake of learning, and also for the enjoyment of exchanging experiences and ideas with sympathetic colleagues. (p. 388)
This journal is led by the PROFILE research group at Departamento de Lenguas ExtranjerasUniversidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogota campus. It is a publication mainly concerned with sharing the results of classroom research projects, reflections and innovations undertaken by teachers of English as a second or foreign language as well as by teacher educators and novice teacher-researchers. Starting from the assumption that our professional knowledge is enriched by different members of our academic community, the journal welcomes papers from different parts of the world, diverse educational levels and wide-ranging contexts. In sum, the Profile journal belongs to the areas of language education and applied linguistics; it deals with topics regarding the learning and teaching of English as a second or foreign language and teacher education in the same field. It is addressed to an international readership of pre- and in-service teachers.