Martyn Hobbs is an EFL writer of course books, readers and videos. He has been involved in ELT for around 30 years, teaching in Italy and the UK. He lived and taught in Florence, Italy for more than 10 years, both for the university and private language schools. He also regularly taught international classes in the UK.
Martyn believes in making learning interesting, involving and fun, and tries to bring to his writing the qualities he found so important in teaching and motivating classes. He is the co-author of various successful courses with Julia Starr Keddle from primary to young adult students.
Martyn has a particular interest in stories in all their forms – from short stories and novels to scripts for the theatre and cinema. He has written a series of readers for Helbling Languages - The Westbourne Kids.
He is also a prize-winning playwright and film screenplay writer.
Zadie's Big Day
David and the Great Detective
Jack and the Westbourne Fair
Holly the Eco Warrior
Grace and the Double Life
Ricky and the American Girl