Jeff Stranks has worked in ELT for over 30 years. He was Senior Tutor at Bell College Saffron Walden from 1981 to 1991. He then worked in Rio de Janeiro as a teacher-trainer and academic coordinator for eleven years. He is currently a freelance trainer and materials writer, and is co-author of the numerous course books. He has given talks and workshops in many countries and at many conferences around the world.