John Stephenson is a linguist specialising in acquisition of second language phonology and comprehension-based language learning. Following a BA in linguistics (Manchester) and an MA in language acquisition (Durham), he lectured part-time at the universities of York and Durham in the United Kingdom. Currently he teaches linguistics and English at Mie University in Japan. His first work to be published, 'Learner Attitudes to Comprehension-Based Language Learning' is to appear as a chapter in the Multilingual Matters volume, 'Input Matters' (2007).
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