Based on academic research on how adults best learn languages and extensive classroom research.
Caroline Krantz is a teacher and ELT writer, based in Oxford. She studied classics and modern languages at Oxford University and joined the world of EFL in 1991. She worked for two years as a teacher in Barcelona and for a further twelve years as a teacher and teacher trainer at language schools in Oxford. She began her writing career in 2005 and has authored and co-authored a number of Coursebooks, Workbooks and Teacher Resource Books for adult and upper-secondary learners. Her titles for OUP include Move On Students' Book, Solutions Advanced Workbook and Headway Teacher's Resource Books. She also writes listening tests for Cambridge ESOL.Julie Norton is a Lecturer in Education at the University of Leicester and a materials writer. Julie trained at the Bell School in Cambridge and International Language Centre in Tokyo. She then completed her MPhil and PhD in Applied Linguistics at the University of Cambridge. She has taught English in private language schools (Bell, International House), universities and companies in France, Japan and the United Kingdom.