Meet the authors
Craig Thaine has been involved in ELT for 30 years. He is Cambridge DTEFLA qualified and also has an MA (Hons.) in Applied Linguistics. He has worked as a teacher and teacher trainer in many different countries including England, Italy, Egypt, Sweden and New Zealand. He is currently Director of Teacher Training at Languages International, Auckland and is a Cambridge ESOL Teaching Awards assessor for both the CELTA and Delta schemes. He has extensive experience developing and teaching English language courses to adult learners, including ESP and EAP courses. Craig is co-author of Real Listening and Speaking Level 2 (CUP 2008) as well as being author of Teacher Training Essentials (CUP 2010) and Cambridge Academic English Intermediate (2012).
Cambridge University Press publications
Martin Hewings has taught English for over 30 years in many countries, including Sweden, Italy, Malaysia and Australia. From 1985 to 2009 he taught English for Academic Purposes at the University of Birmingham and since then has been a freelance author and consultant. He was co-editor of the journal English for Specific Purposes from 2001 to 2006 and has published a number of textbooks with Cambridge University Press including Advanced Grammar in Use, English Pronunciation in Use Advanced, Pronunciation Practice Activities, Cambridge Grammar for CAE and Proficiency and is co-author of Cambridge Academic English.
Prof. Michael McCarthy
Michael McCarthy is Emeritus Professor of Applied Linguistics at the University of Nottingham, UK. Well known as an expert on the teaching and learning of grammar and vocabulary, he is a co-author of Cambridge Grammar of English and the elementary, upper-intermediate and advanced levels of English Vocabulary in Use. He is also the author of many titles of interest to teachers, including From Corpus to Classroom and Spoken Language and Applied Linguistics. Most recently, Prof. McCarthy has been a course consultant of the new EAP course, Cambridge Academic English.