Simon Greenall

June 13th, 2012 — inAll The Interviews, Methods and Approaches, PublishingNo Comments »


worked with Ministries of Education, government agencies such as the British Council and the MoE Palestine, universities, language teaching institutions and publishers around the world, most notably with Foreign Languages Teaching and Research Press (Beijing, China), Macmillan Education, Pearson Longman, Oxford University Press, Cambridge University Press, the BBC and the University of Oxford Continuing Education Department,.

I’ve published numerous textbooks, including exam material, adult and secondary courses, as well as radio and television programmes for the BBC.

I’ve been closely involved in both digital versions of my textbooks series, working with YDP (Young Digital Planet, Poland) as well as in newly originated material with the BBC.

My recent work has included secondary courses for Poland, Greece and Turkey, Palestine and China, as well as working as series editor for adult learners, and preparing a monolingual phrasebook.

I have experience of working with large organizations, analyzing their requirements, and finding pragmatic solutions. http://www.linkedin.com/pub/simon-greenall/13/1b/5a1

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Jack Richards: Learning English

May 3rd, 2012 — inAll The Interviews, Publishing, Teaching TopicsNo Comments »


Professor Jack C. Richards is an internationally recognized authority on English-language acquisition, teacher training, and materials design. A well-known lecturer and consultant, he has taught at universities in the United States, China, Singapore, New Zealand, Canada, Indonesia, and Brazil. Professor Richards’ many successful publications include the Interchange series, Approaches and Methods in Language Teaching, and Curriculum Development in Language Teaching. http://www.professorjackrichards.com/about.htm

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Jack Richards: Professional Development

April 24th, 2012 — inAll The Interviews, Professional DevelopmentNo Comments »


Professor Jack C. Richards is an internationally recognized authority on English-language acquisition, teacher training, and materials design. A well-known lecturer and consultant, he has taught at universities in the United States, China, Singapore, New Zealand, Canada, Indonesia, and Brazil. Professor Richards’ many successful publications include the Interchange series, Approaches and Methods in Language Teaching, and Curriculum Development in Language Teaching. http://www.professorjackrichards.com/about.htm

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Phillip Kerr

April 22nd, 2012 — inAll The Interviews, PublishingNo Comments »


Philip Kerr is a lecturer, teacher trainer and materials writer with over 25 years experience of English language teaching
in a number of European countries. He currently lives and works in Brussels. His publications include the coursebook
series Straightforward and Inside Out (both published by Macmillan).

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