Jon Hird divides his time between writing ELT materials and teaching in Oxford UK, where he has taught for about twenty years now. During this time Jon has also taught in Paris and FYR Macedonia. He has been involved in several ELT courses, including co-writing two levels of the Move coursebook series, writing and contributing to various components of Inside Out and New Inside out, including the Inside Out Grammar Companions, and writing resource material for the business course In Company. Jon has also written and contributed to a number of ELT grammar books, resource books and Internet-based writing projects. He enjoys the challenge, in both his writing and teaching, of trying to make classroom activities as meaningful, engaging and as enjoyable as possible. He particularly enjoys giving talks and workshops in different countries and meeting the teachers and students who may, or may not, use his books. Rebecca Robb Benne is co-author (with Lindsay Clandfield) of the Intermediate and Upper-intermediate levels of Macmillan's new adult course Global, and co-author (with Jon Hird) of the Advanced level of the modular course Move. She has also written various other courses and resource materials for teenagers. Rebecca has been involved in language teaching at all levels for twenty years as a teacher, editor and writer. She holds a BSc and PGCE in French and German, and an MSc in Applied Linguistics, and has taught English, French and German in the UK, Germany and Denmark. Her main interests are materials and course design, cultural awareness and motivation.