Master of Arts, University Warsaw, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, University Lodz, Poland, 1966. Habilitation, University Lodz, Poland, 1974.
From assistant to senior assistant to associate professor University Lodz, 1961-1979. Professor, director Institute English Studies University Gdansk, Poland, 1979-1990, head of department of English language Poland, 1979-1995. Professor English Studies University Warsaw, since 1995.
Member Polish Linguistics Association, European Society Linguistics, Polish Academy of Sciences (chairman neophilol. committee since 1996).