Scottish, living in Wales.
Jim has been plenary speaker at 37 international conferences in 19 countries. He has written 40 books for teachers and 14 coursebooks for Spain, Italy, France, Japan and Germany. Jim has been working with pupils and training teachers in Austria for 20 years. His materials for English for Children pioneered teaching 4-10 year olds in Austria. "It's great," he says, "working on Friends! The characters in the books are friendly, the cartoons are friendly, the exercises are user-friendly, and we've made the course easy for our friends the teachers!"