Penny Hands
ELT writer & editor


I’m a writer, editor and editorial consultant on ELT dictionaries, coursebooks and grammar titles, both digital and in print, including:

Penny Hands

I work with authors of educational materials to develop ideas and refine content. Materials I have contributed to in this way include:

I use English language corpora on a daily basis, as part of the process involved in describing how English works. I also do more in-depth corpus research.

I give talks and workshops on localising educational materials, research into language change and innovation in language teaching.

I am particularly interested in developments in the areas of learner autonomy and critical thinking, and in the creation of digital materials as an adjunct to face-to-face teaching and learning.

Please feel free to contact me about print or digital publishing projects.

Tel: +44 (0)1896 820 161

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