This book provides an up-to-date investigation of the developing discourses of English Language teachers in a variety of international contexts.It looks at spoken and written discourse from novices to experienced professionals. It contains 4 sections, each based on a different stage in the career of a hypothetical English language teacher. The chapters use the teachers' own voices to tell the stories of their professional development in a particular context, but each individual experience is made relevant to others in the field. The contributors are highly experienced and well-known.It provides an investigation of the developing discourses of English Language teachers in teaching and training. It shows how teachers are shaped by the discourses they participate in and how they shape these discourses. By analyzing professional development through professional discourse, this book sheds light on what teachers do and why they do it.