Gillian Lazar is a Senior
Lecturer at Middlesex University, London. Prior to that, she worked as a
freelance teacher trainer, lexicographer and materials writer. She has also
worked as a teacher at the British Council, Athens and teacher / teacher trainer
at International House, London. She has run workshops for teachers in France,
Ireland, Israel, Italy, Denmark, South Africa, Germany and Hungary. She has
written materials for the BBC World Service and has contributed articles to
magazines and journals, including the English Language Teaching
Journal, TESOL Quarterly and English Teaching
Professional. She is the author of Literature and Language Teaching: A
Guide for Teachers and Trainers (1993), A Window on
Literature (1999) and Meanings and Metaphors (2003).
This book is for teachers and trainers who want to incorporate literature into the language classroom. Each section of the book is self-contained so that users can select what is most relevant to them.