Karen has been both a graphic artist and language teacher but is now a full-time writer of teaching and testing material for all levels of English, with a particular interest in producing material for young learners. Karen has a TEFL diploma, a first class degree in Linguistics and French and is also a Gestalt therapist. She is particularly interested in sociolinguists and storytelling.
Karen Saxby has produced a wealth of material for younger learners of English, with published works including the Fun for Starters, Movers and Flyers and Storyfun for Starters, Movers and Flyers series as well as KET for Schools Trainer. Karen has given talks and run workshops to teachers in various countries on behalf of Cambridge Assessment.
Fourth edition of the full-colour Cambridge English: Young Learners (YLE) preparation activities for all three levels of the test (Starters, Movers, Flyers) updated to reflect the new revised specifications which will be out in January 2018.