Samuela Eckstut-Didier is a Senior Lecturer at Boston University's Center for English Language and Orientation Programs (CELOP) in Boston, Massachusetts. She holds an M.Ed. degree in TESOL from Teachers College, Columbia University, as well as a Royal Society of Arts Certificate in TEFL. She taught for many years in Athens, Greece, and was a Fulbright teacher trainer in the Veneto-Friuli region of Italy. She has authored and co-authored many ESL and EFL textbooks including Strategic Reading, Center Stage, Focus on Grammar 1 Workbook, Focus on Grammar 2 Workbook and Finishing Touches.