Author  |  Trainer  |  Speaker

I'm an author, materials writer, teacher trainer and speaker based in London. Most of my time these days is taken up with writing ELT coursebooks, training teachers and giving talks. I'm also on the IATEFL Materials Writing Special Interest Group (MaWSIG) committee as social media and technology coordinator.
I've been in ELT for over twenty years now, working in Russia, Indonesia, Brazil, Argentina, Italy, Spain, Poland and the UK.
My main interests are in exploiting the linguistic landscape as a resource for language learning and teaching strategies for developing language skills.

"I worked with Damian as the development editor on Speakout Intermediate Teacher's Resource Book (Pearson). Working with Damian was a pleasure: he's creative, conscientious and delivered on time, every time.​"

Erika Green, Independent Publishing Professional

"Damian is an excellent teacher who can be relied on to create interesting and authentic materials for his students. He has a proven track record of delivering projects ahead of time and to a high level of satisfaction. He considerable breadth of experience would be an asset to any potential employer or partner.​"

Stephen Greene, Freelance E-moderator, Teacher Trainer and Materials Developer

"Damian is a very professional teacher trainer, who know has an in-depth knowledge of his field. His feedback to trainees is thorough and sensitive and his input sessions are challenging, fun and dynamic. As a course assessor he not only points out important areas for potential improvement, but he is very generous with advice on how courses can be improved in a practical way.​"

Bjarne Vonsild, Owner, Target Language Services

"An invaluable tool for anyone thinking of taking the Delta.​"

Carlos E. S. Silva

"Highly recommended if you're doing Module 1, 2 or 3."

Marcus Higgs

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