Pinar KOCABAS GEDIK took a Bachelor’s degree in English Language Teaching at the Faculty of Education at Marmara University in 2009. She has been working as an instructor of English in Yildiz Technical University School of Foreign Languages since 2010. She received a Grundtvig grant from Turkish National Agency and completed a Trinity TESOL certificate program in London, England in 2013. She holds an MA in TEFL from Ihsan Dogramaci Bilkent University. Her particular interests are professional teacher identity, ELF and pragmatics.