Bernardo Palmeirim is a Business English trainer and technical translator. Bilingual, he studied for 11 years in St. Julian’s, an English school in Portugal. After a 5-year BA in Portuguese Studies, he wrote (in English) his MA thesis in Theory of Literature. He currently is currently writing his PhD thesis, as a grant holder, also in Theory of Literature and also in English, under the joint supervision of Professor Doutor Miguel Tamen (Full Professor, U Lisboa) and Dr. Brett Bourbon (U Dallas, EUA). He is a collaborator at the Philosophy of Language Institute, Universidade Nova de Lisboa. In his free time, Bernardo, among other things, listens to music, plays guitar and sings.