English360 community

English360 is the place to go online and share best practice and discuss pedagogical methods. Our community comprises educators from the English360 team as well as other teachers like yourself.

Contributing authors

  • Virginia Allum
    Virginia Allum
    Virginia Allum taught EFL at Upper Intermediate and Advanced Levels and ESP (English for Nursing and Health) for several years in Australia. Later, she lectured in a Diploma of Nursing course and worked as a Learning Support Teacher with particular focus on international students entering the Diploma of Nursing. Read more...

    Currently she works as a Registered Nurse, Infection Control Link Nurse and Productive Ward Leader in a private hospital in England. She is co-author of 'Cambridge English for Nursing Intermediate Plus' and 'Cambridge English for Nursing Pre-Intermediate' with Patricia McGarr. Both books came out of her experience assisting overseas students of nursing with both theoretical and practical aspects of their nursing education particularly language-based communication issues in health settings. Other areas of interest are eMentoring of nursing students and writing her blog, EMP - English for Nursing and Health.

  • Paul EmmersonBusiness English Frameworks
    Paul Emmerson works as a writer, teacher and teacher trainer. He is the author of Email English, Business Builder, Business Grammar Builder (2 levels), Business Vocabulary Builder (2 levels), and Business English Handbook (Macmillan) and Business English Frameworks and Five Minute Activities for Business English (Cambridge University Press). Read more...

    He teaches at the International House Executive Centre, London, and has worked as a teacher trainer all over Europe. He has an MA in Applied Linguistics and is a regular presenter at international conferences.

  • Marjorie RosenbergIn Business
    Marjorie Rosenberg is originally from the United States and has been living in Graz, Austria since 1981. She teaches general and business English at the University of Graz and at Campus02, a university of applied sciences. Read more...

    She is also involved in teacher training and has worked throughout Europe and in the United States concentrating on topics such as teaching business English, NLP, learning styles, cooperative learning and multiple intelligences. Some of her publications include In Business, published by Cambridge University Press, Communicative Business Activities, two series of textbooks for Austrian schools and materials for Macmillan and Cornelsen as well as articles for various IATEFL journals and English Teaching Professional (ETP). She is a Cambridge ESOL examiner, presenter and seminar materials writer and is currently the joint coordinator of the BESIG committee.

  • Jeremy Day
    Jeremy Day

    Jeremy Day taught English for 14 years, including 7 as an in-company trainer. He is the author of four teacher's books for Cambridge University Press, including International Legal English, with several more on the way. He has also written dozens of business English activities and financial English Jargonbusters for Professional English Online. He is Series Editor of Cambridge English for ..., a series of short ESP courses, with books on Nursing, Engineering, the Media, Job-hunting and Marketing published so far. He has also recently co-authored a major new grammar book. His role at English360 includes quality assurance for materials specially written for the platform. He is based in Warsaw.

English360 team

Valentina Dodge Valentina Dodge, Learning Manager

Valentina is Learning Manager for English360 where she oversees content, pedagogy, teaching, and academic matters for English360. She works closely with educators and school owners on a global scale to help them provide personalised English learning programmes to meet their student and customer needs. She collaborates with and supports English language teachers all over the world to help them publish and share lesson and courses for blended or online delivery. She organises training sessions and support forums on instructional design and blended course organisation to allow educators to combine their own materials and lesson plans with high quality course material from Cambridge University Press. She is based in Salerno, Italy.

Cleve Miller Cleve Miller, Founder and Managing Director

Since 1989 Cleve has designed, managed and taught business English programs in 11 countries to thousands of students in over fifty Global-500 companies. He has been named a "global expert" by the American Society of Training and Development, and since about 1998 has had a single-minded obsession with effective use of the web for learner-centred language teaching. Originally from Kansas, he is currently based out of Cambridge, UK.

Nick Robinson Nick Robinson, ELT Jam

Nick Robinson is responsibile for commissioning content for the site. He taught in Spain, specialising in ESP and Business English. He then worked for Cambridge University Press as a Marketing Executive and as an Editor on the ESP list. In 2007, he moved to York to become a freelance materials writer, editor and trainer. He is the author of Cambridge English for Marketing and several other ELT publications. Most recently, he managed Cambridge University Press's flagship British English Adult course, face2face. His areas of interest include how English is used in marketing and how teachers are using the web, an in particular social networks, to collaborate and teach English. He is a self-confessed Twitter addict (you can follow him at @nmkrobinson and @Eng4Marketing).

Byron Russell Byron Russell, Sales

Byron started his career as an ELT teacher back in 1985, and subsequently moved into publishing. He has since spent more than twenty years in sales management, working with global UK and US-based educational and trade publishers. He first became involved in the business development of web-based learning materials in 1999, and since then has supported the growth of some of the leading innovators in this rapidly-expanding field. Byron is based in Oxford, UK, and has direct market responsibility for the UK, France, Germany and Austria.