Ros Wright

Ros Wright’s ELT career has been fairly rounded, having worked not only as a teacher and Director of Studies, but also as Assistant ESP Editor for a major ELT publisher. Twice President of TESOL France, she is currently member of both the IATEFL Proposals Committee and the Conference Committee. Ros holds an MA in ELT Materials Development and possess a real passion for materials writing. Having focused on English for Medical Purposes (EMP) since 1998, she is now co-author of several EMP titles including English for Medicine (Garnet Education) and Vocational English for Nurses 1&2 (Pearson). Ros has also co-authored a management title for the Vocabulary in Use series (Cambridge University Press). Her first publication, Good Practice: Communication Skills in English for the Medical Practitioner (Cambridge University Press), co-written with Marie McCullagh, was shortlisted for the 2008 British Council Award for Innovation and then went on to win the inaugural BESIG-David Riley Award for Innovation in ESP in the same year. Looking to combine all the above-mentioned skills and experiences, Ros now offers specialised EMP teacher training courses together with fellow ‘EMPers’, Virginia Allum and Marie McCullagh.