I, Dr Mary Lonyangapuo holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Education from Kenyatta University; a Masters Degree in Linguistics from Leeds University, UK and PHD in Linguistics from Egerton University, Kenya. I have 18 years university teaching experience in the area of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics. I have vast knowledge in humanities and social sciences; with key interest in Syntax, Applied Linguistics and Applied communication. I have carried out various researches in Linguistics and communicative aspects of language. I have written a number of research papers in refereed journals and also edited a number of manuscripts, both academic and non academic. I have worked as a Research Assistant with CASAS; I once sserved as Head of Department, Linguistics and Foreign Languages, Moi University. I also served as Dean, School of Arts and Social Sciences, Moi University; Council Member, Kenyatta University and Director, KNBS Board. Currently I am also a member of the Editorial Board, Jarida la Mwanga wa Lugha, an academic journal, Moi University. I am also a member of a professional Body, CSAK (Christian and Scientific Association of Kenya); I am also the Patron of I Choose Peace Consortium, Moi University Chapter and I sit on various School Boards. Currently, I am a Senior lecturer, Department of Linguistics and Foreign Languages, Moi University; I am the coordinator of the PhD curriculum in the Department; I am also a member of the Teaching Practice Board in the school of Arts and Social Sciences, coordinating the Kitale Zone.