Dr. Hashim Issa Mohamed (PhD) is a Senior Lecturer of Language and Communication in the Department of Language Studies, College of Social Sciences and Humanities, at Sokoine University of Agriculture. He holds a Doctorate specialised in Applied Linguistics of the University of Western Cape – South Africa, MA (Applied Linguistics) of the University of Leeds, and a (BA (Ed-Linguistics and ELT) of the University of Dar es Salaam. He also worked as a Tutorial Assistant at the Institute of Development Management – Mzumbe (Now Mzumbe University, and as a Tutor at the College of Business Education (CBE) Dodoma Campus. He has authored two books, and published articles in local and international journals. Research interests include language teaching in ESL and TESOL, Teaching communication Skills studies, Applied Linguistics and discourse analysis.