Anna Tsiola holds a BA in English Language and Literature from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and an MSc in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) from the University of Edinburgh, U.K. Anna has worked as an English as ESL teacher in Greece, Hong Kong and Singapore and has teaching experience with language learners of different ages, language levels and ethnic backgrounds. She has also taught Modern Greek at UIUC. She is currently a graduate student of Linguistics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a research interest is Second Language Acquisition. She uses eye tracking to study second language processing and language comprehension in real time. She also works as a Teaching Assistant in the department of Linguistics, currently teaching “Introduction to Language Science” and “Language, Mind, and Brain”.