Alice Copello

Alice CopelloFreelance English language teacher and ELT materials writer Alice started teaching English in 2010 while working on her BA in Language Studies and TEFL at Swansea University. She worked in the UK, Austria and Germany as a teacher and director of studies. After her DELTA and MA TESOL she started writing exam materials for…

Elinor Ridler

Elinor Ridler English teacher, Cambridge Assessment English Speaking Test Team Leader, Writing Examiner and Workshop Presenter Elinor Ridler has been living and working in different parts of Spain for nearly 30 years. Having worked for many years in private language schools as teacher and Director of Studies, she is now freelance. As well as teaching…

Jessica Mackay

Jessica Mackay Teacher, Researcher Jessica Mackay (DipTEFLA, MA, PhD Applied Linguistics) is an EFL teacher and head of CPD at the EIM (Escola d’Idiomes Moderns) at the Universitat de Barcelona. She is the TESOL-SPAIN Area Coordinator for Catalunya and a member of the IATEFL Research SIG committee. She is the organiser of the ELT Research in Action (ELTRIA) conference and co-editor…

Anne Robinson

Anne Robinson Cambridge Assessment English presenter, Writer, Teacher Trainer Anne has taught adults and children for over 20 years in France and Spain. She worked as a teacher and Director of Studies in International House Madrid before moving to the north of Spain as Director of International House Santander. At present, she is a Seminar Presenter for Cambridge Assessment English in Spain, giving…

Borja Uruñuela

Borja UruñuelaHead of Education, St. James Language Centre Borja is the Managing Director at St. James Language Center (Seville). St. James has 4 centers, 2 franchises and it also operates in 6 schools with a total amount of 50 members of staff. In the last few years Borja has finished an MBA and has been exploring Emotional Intelligence…

Michael Brand

Michael Brand Teacher Trainer Michael Brand is a Teacher Trainer for Pearson. A passionate linguist, he studied French and German at Durham University, followed by a PGCE in Modern Languages. Having taught in England and Spain, he has experience in the public, private and state-assisted sectors and has taught young learners, teens and adults. He…

Miranda Hamilton

Miranda Hamilton Exam Support Manager, Cambridge Assessment English Miranda Hamilton has more than 20 years’ experience working as a teacher and teacher trainer in the UK and in Spain. She has a Masters and a PhD from the University of Cambridge. Her research interests are understanding the nature of the relationship between technology and learner autonomy, and Learning Oriented…

Karen Saxby

Karen SaxbyMaterials writer and consultant Karen Saxby has produced a wealth of material for younger learners of English, with recent published works including the ‘Fun For’ series for Starters, Movers and Flyers, the ‘Story Fun’ series and ‘KET for Schools Trainer’, all written for Cambridge University Press.  Karen has an RSA TEFL diploma and a first…

Scott Thornbury

Scott ThornburyAuthor, Teacher, Teacher Trainer Scott Thornbury has taught and trained in Egypt, UK, Spain, and in his native New Zealand. His writing credits include several award-winning books for teachers on language and methodology. His latest books are 30 Language Teaching Methods and 101 Grammar Questions (Cambridge). He is also the series editor for the…