Dr. Yolanda Joy Calvo Benzies obtained a BA in English Studies at the University of Santiago de Compostela in 2008. In 2010 she completed an MA in English Studies at the same university. Yolanda Joy defended her PhD in January 2016 on the importance given to pronunciation in EFL classes in Spain. Her main interests include the teaching of EFL, teaching speaking and English pronunciation, the use of ICTs applied to the teaching of English, new varieties of English (EIL, ELF, ESP) and innovative techniques for teaching languages (songs, games, role-plays, etc). She is currently working as a Lecturer (Ayudante Doctor) within the Departamento de Filología Española, Moderna y Clásicas. She is teaching several ESP courses.