About the Author
Carolyn Walker is the author of English for Business Studies in Higher Education Studies (with Paul Harvey). She worked from 1984 to 2006 as a lecturer and teacher of English as a foreign language at the University of Exeter, UK, where she was Programme Director for the Graduate Certificate in Management (with English). Currently, she is Academic Director at INTO, University of Exeter. She has lectured on the MEd in TESOL at the University of Exeter's School of Education, has taught in Spain and the United Arab Emirates, and has contributed to many short courses overseas for teachers organized by the British Council. Her academic interests include motivation and self-concept in language learning, L1 and L2 reading, and English phonology and phonetics. Paul Harvey is a former lecturer at the University of Exeter where he taught on a number of English Language and teacher training programmes. He spent time working in Spain, China and the Middle East as well as being a British Council inspector for a number of years. He has written readers for Penguin/Longman and is a co-author of Britain Explored and Alive to Language. Paul worked with Carolyn Walker on the Business Studies title in the ESAP series, and also contributed to two of the TASK modules: Seminars and Tutorials and Essay Writing. Terry Phillips has worked in ELT for more than 35 years as a teacher, teaching supervisor, manager and language school owner. As a consultant, he has worked in more than 20 countries in all parts of the world, advising state and private language institutions on all aspects of school management. For the last ten years, he has been a full time freelance writer with his wife Anna, producing more than 160 published books in ELT. Although he and Anna have worked for all the major publishers, all recent works have been for Garnet Education. Terry is the series editor of the English for Specific Academic Purposes series for Garnet Education, which aims to prepare students to entry into a particular faculty for English-medium tertiary education. The series won the ESU award in 2009.