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Jim Scrivener

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Jim Scrivener is currently Head of Teacher Development for Bell International. Previously he has been Head of Teacher Training for International House, Hastings and Director of Education for IH Budapest. Jim has worked in many different countries over the years, including two years in Kenya, three in the USSR and seven in Hungary. He is a frequent conference presenter and course leader around the world. He was head of the team that designed the Euro exams, now widely taken in Central Europe and has been actively involved with Cambridge ESOL exams including design of their online teacher portfolio. He recently designed and implemented the first Online Delta course. His publications include Learning Teaching (Macmillan ELT) which won the ARELS Frank Bell Prize 1995, Teaching English Grammar (Macmillan ELT) which won the HRH Duke of Edinburgh English Speaking Union 2010 award as "Best Entry for Teachers", and Visual Grammar (Richmond 2014). He is also the editor of Richmond's new Young Adult course, Personal Best.

Do your Personal Best with English!

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    (series editor, Richmond)