Ingrid Wisniewska holds a degree in Modern Languages and Philosophy from Oxford University and an MA in English Language Teaching from the University of Kent at Canterbury. She has taught EFL and trained teachers in Japan, the Czech Republic, Poland, the UK and the USA. She gained her PhD in Language Teacher Education from Southampton University. She is the author of many books for students and teachers of English as a second or foreign language. She works as a freelance writer and author of ELT materials and lives in Newport, Rhode Island with her husband Greg and her cat Tippy.