Dr. Kadriye Aksoy-Pekacar is based in Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University (COMU), Turkey, where she works as a lecturer at the Department of English Language Teaching (ELT). She obtained her PhD degree from Hacettepe University, Turkey in 2018 under the supervision of late Prof. Dr. İsmail Hakkı Erten. She has been awarded a grant from the Turkish Government (TUBITAK-2219) to pursue her project on interaction and language learning in the Turkish EFL context under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Maria del Pilar Garcia Mayo (October 2020-October 2021). For future collaborations between COMU and the UPV/EHU, an exchange agreement between two institutions has also been signed.