Bernard Smith has been a teacher and writer for 40 years, specialising for the last 30 in EFL. He has worked in South Yemen, Libya and Oman, teaching Arabic and English and writing teaching books and materials. He was Director of Studies of several ARELS schools in the UK, and was also Controller and principal author of the Oxford-ARELS oral examinations for twenty challenging and enjoyable years. After retiring from teaching, he continues to write EFL books on a freelance basis.
Cambridge University Press publications Learner English (editor, with Michael Swan) The Man from Nowhere (Cambridge English Readers)