MA Min is Professor of English at Dalian University, China. MA Min graduated from Harbin Normal University with a bachelor’s degree in English, and obtained a postgraduate certificate from Dalian University of Technology. He worked as an English lecturer in Nongken Teachers’ College for about ten years and taught English at Dalian University for twenty years. Following this, he went to Brandon University, Canada, as a visiting scholar for six months, and then worked for three years at the University of Seychelles as an instructor in Chinese and as Dean of the Confucius Institute. Having now retired from Dalian University, he currently teaches English academic writing and phonetics at the Guangzhou Institute of Technology and Business.