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Far left: Simon Kent
Centre left: David Falvey
Centre: Gareth Rees
Centre right: Ian Lebeau
Far right: David Cotton
  Intermediate and Upper Intermediate levels
David Falvey studied Politics, Philosophy and Economics at the University of Oxford and did his MA in TEFL at the University of Birmingham. He has lived in Africa and the Middle East and has teaching, training and managerial experience in the UK and Asia, including working as a teacher trainer at the British Council in Tokyo. He currently works freelance and is also the co author of the successful business English course Market Leader.
Simon Kent studied History at the University of Sheffield. He has 20 years teaching experience including three years in Berlin at the time of German reunification. Simon is co-author of the successful business English course Market Leader. He is currently Senior Lecturer in English as a Foreign Language at London Metropolitan University.
David Cotton studied Economics at the University of Reading and French Language and Literature at the University of Toronto. He has over 30 years teaching and training experience, and is co-author of the successful Market Leader and Business Class coursebooks. He has taught in Canada, France and England, and been visiting lecturer in many universities overseas.
Elementary and Pre-intermediate levels
Ian Lebeau studied Modern Languages at the University of Cambridge and Applied Linguistics at the University of Reading. He has nearly 30 years experience in ELT - mainly in higher education - and has taught in Spain, Italy and Japan. He is currently Senior Lecturer in English as a Foreign Language at London Metropolitan University.
Gareth Rees studied Natural Sciences at the University of Cambridge. Having taught in Spain and China, he currently teaches at the University of the Arts in London. He also develops English language materials for the BBC World Service Learning English section and he makes films which appear in festivals and on British television.
 
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