In 1998, an extended summer holiday led Genevieve White to
fall in love. The objects of her affection were a beautiful town on the Hungarian Plain and teaching English as a foreign language.
Genevieve went on to teach in the Hungarian town of Szentes
for three years, working at a private language school and a state secondary school. Since then she has taught in Romania, China and various UK locations.
Genevieve is now based in the wild and windy Shetland Islands where she teaches ESOL in a centre for community education.
`My image of the `writing' section in a typical ELT library
would be a short, rather dusty, neglected shelf with just a few
titles related to either academic writing, exam preparation or
perhaps business English. What feels original about this new
writing book from Collins is that it contains a wide range of
genres with a great variety of personal or work-related writing
dealing with different levels of formality and types of
Jon Clayden, Academic Manager, Eurocentres London
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About the Collins English for Life series:
`... superb, attractively packaged series (...) excellent support for candidates preparing for the Cambridge FCE and higher (...) work on the topics, skills and current needs of the language learner (...) may be used in various ways: either by learners alone, by teachers, or by teacher trainers on language development courses.'
Wayne Trotman, EL Gazette, August 2012