Amaury Van Parys is a PhD candidate at the Linguistics Department of Ghent University. He obtained an MA in Translation (Dutch-English-Spanish) and an MSc in Teaching from Ghent University in 2020 and 2021, respectively. After a semester of teaching English at KU Leuven, he started his PhD at Ghent University in February of 2022. His research is situated in the field of Second Language Acquisition (SLA). Specifically, he is interested in the reading demands of L2 textbooks and their influence on learners' comprehension.