Meet the authors
Carlos BarbisanCarlos Barbisan graduated from Reading University at the University of Cambridge. He was an experienced teacher, teacher trainer, and course book writer. Carlos taught in Uruguay and Brazil and ran courses for teachers in Latin America and Europe. He wrote course books for teaching English to children, adolescents, and adults. His main area of interest was teaching young adolescents.
Chuck SandyProfessor Chuck Sandy has directed English language programs and taught in universities, language institutes, and teacher-education centers in Japan, the United States, Korea, and Brazil. In addition, he is a frequent lecturer on English language teaching throughout Asia, South America, and the United States. He is Professor of English Language and Culture at Chubu University in Japan.
Jack C. Richards
Professor Jack C. Richards is an internationally recognized authority on English-language acquisition, teacher training, and materials design. A well-known lecturer and consultant, he has taught at universities in the United States, China, Singapore, New Zealand, Canada, Indonesia, and Brazil. Professor Richards' many successful publications include the Interchange series, Approaches and Methods in Language Teaching, and Curriculum Development in Language Teaching.