Prof. A. John Jelestin is an Assistant Professor of English, Loyola College, Chennai. He worked as ELT coordinator in the Jesuit Madurai Province for a year and has continued to help in training the teachers for the past 10 years. Steered by Rev. Dr. Francis M. Peter, he was the forerunner of the successful project known as ‘Action Future Perfect’ for improving vernacular medium students’ competence in English. He has authored books namely A Goose that Lays English Eggs and Future Perfect. He has conducted a number of training programmes to school teachers in South and North India.