Our authors are all highly trained professionals in the teaching and training field and have years of experience in classrooms across the world. This experience feeds into their writing ensuring that their materials are based directly on the reality of the language classroom. See below to find out more about them all, both inside and outside the classroom!
Robert is the editor and publisher of its-teachers, the online magazine for teachers of English. Apart from being one of the co-authors of the Richmond four-level secondary course English in Motion, he has written several readers, including The Time Machine, a finalist in the 2011 Extensive Reading Foundation Learner Literature Awards.
He is also one of the authors of the award-winning Global eWorkbook. Through his company he has published magazines for the British Council worldwide. He has created web sites for Richmond and recorded the audio components for many courses. In his spare time he writes and performs songs.
Verity has worked in ELT since 2000. She's had a varied career to-date, working as a teacher and teacher trainer in Italy and the UK, an editor, publisher and a materials writer. Having worked in publishing houses for several years developing adult courses, Verity took the decision to set up her own publishing business. She now divides her time between materials writing, teaching, project management and editing. So far, Verity has written test material, an IELTS study skills book for low level learners to accompany IELTS Introduction (Macmillan) and most recently the workbook for The Big Picture Advanced.