Ameni Hlioui is a teacher of English Language and Linguistics at the Higher Institute of Languages of Gabes. She graduated from the Faculty of Letters and Human Sciences of Sfax in 2010. She got a Master’s degree in Applied Linguistics and Discourse Analysis with a dissertation entitled “A Semantic, Cognitive and Pragmatic Analysis of the Use of Prepositions in Legal Discourse: Life Insurance Contracts and the BlackWater Court Hearings as a Case Study”. She is currently conducting a PhD research project entitled “A Cognitive and Systemic Functional Analysis of the Use of Personal pronouns in Legal Discourse: Life Insurance Contracts and Court hearings as a Case Study”. Her research interests include Language and Linguistics, Systemic Functional Linguistics, Semantics, Syntax and Cognitive Linguistics. She has participated in national and international conferences and study days.