Scott Thornbury is a teacher and teacher educator, with over 30 years’ experience in English language teaching, and an MA from the University of Reading. He is Associate Professor of English Language Studies at the New School in New York. He has written several award-winning books for teachers on language and methodology. His most recent book is Big Questions in ELT, published by The Round. He is also the Academic Director of the International Teacher Development Institute and a frequent visitor to Japan.