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Luke Prodromou

Luke Prodromou graduated from Bristol University in English with Greek (1973) and has an MA in Shakespeare Studies (Birmingham University, 1975) a Diploma in TEFL (Leeds University, with distinction, 1977) and a Ph.D (Nottingham University, 2005) in English as a Lingua Franca. He worked for the British Council from 1977-2000 as a teacher and teacher trainer, teaching all levels and all ages.

He has conducted teacher training courses for Pilgrims (Canterbury), NILE (Norwich), the University of Edinburgh and ESADE (Barcelona) and many other institutions all over the world. He has been a plenary speaker at many international conferences.
Luke Prodromou has written over 20 textbooks for various international publishers, including Grammar & Vocabulary for Cambridge First (Pearson) On the Move (OUP) English for Medicine (Pergamon) Smash (Macmillan) Jackpot (Burlington) Flash On (ELI, Italy) and many more.

Luke has also written methodology handbooks for English teachers: Mixed Ability Classes (Macmillan) and (with Lindsay Cladfield) Dealing with Difficulties (Winner of the Ben Warren Prize and an English Speaking Union Award). His Ph.D was published as English as a Lingua Franca (Continuum, 2010).

Luke has also written many articles and reviews in referred journals (ELT Journal, TESOL Quarterly, Applied Linguistics) and numerous articles in practical teachers magazines. 

He has been on the board of TESOL Greece and TESOL Macedonia Thrace.

In addition to being a first-language user of English, Luke also speaks Spanish and Greek. He is a member of two theatre groups – one Greek, one Englishhttp://davenluke.wordpress.com/ and he is a founder-member of the Disabled Access-Friendly Campaign. http://disabled-accessfriendly.com/

He has been working as an item writer for the KPG since 2008.


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