Tim Falla graduated from Oxford University with a BA Honours degree in Modern Languages. He took a Post Graduate Certificate in Education in English for Speakers of Other Languages at London University and taught in Japan, the UK, Spain, and Saudi Arabia.
From 1988 until 1992 he was an editor in the ELT Division of Oxford University Press. Since then he has worked as a freelance author.
His publications with Oxford University Press include Thumbs Up! and Open Roads (with Norman Whitney), Pre-select (with David Bolton), Headway Beginner Workbook, Headway Elementary and Pre-Intermediate Videos and Video Activity Books, Watch This! 1 and 2 Student's and Teacher's Books.