Michael Austen has spent most of his career in ELT, as a teacher, teacher-trainer and school manager. After teaching in Senegal, West Africa, Finland and Portugal, he spent a long period working for the Bell Language School in Norwich, where he lives. He now combines teaching with exam-writing and assessing. He is employed part-time by INTO UEA and also works as an examiner for IELTS, Skills for Life, and IBO. He is an exam-writer with Cambridge ESOL.
Michael has also been a keen writer for most of his life and is a published fiction author.
Cambridge University Press publications Berlin Express (Cambridge English Readers)