Barbara Hoskins earned her secondary English teaching certificate and her MATESOL degree in the USA, and has taught English and ESL in the US, and EFL in Japan. An EFL teacher and teacher trainer since 1985, she has conducted workshops throughout Asia, the USA and Latin America.

Barbara's motto is 'Always try new things', so these days, when she's not teaching, writing, or giving workshops, she's exploring the potential of new technologies for collaboration and professional development. You can often find Barbara online working with teachers around the world as Program Director for International Teacher Development Institute ( or on her award-winning blog, Teaching Village.

Barbara is co-author of Let's Go, one of the world's best-selling English courses for children, published by Oxford University Press.