Jane Willis has worked extensively overseas as an English teacher, trainer and writer. She recently retired from Aston University, Birmingham, UK, where she taught English and tutored for 12 years on their Distance Learning Masters in TESOL & TESP programmes, working with teachers world-wide. She still travels widely as an ELT consultant and enjoys attending international conferences.

Her prize-winning books include English for Primary Teachers, a handbook of activities and classroom language, co-authored with Mary Slattery, (Oxford University Press) which has won two awards and been translated into six languages, and Teachers Exploring Tasks in English Language Teaching, co-edited with Corony Edwards, (Palgrave Macmillan) which won the British Council Innovations Award in 2006.