Deidre specializes in the active teaching and learning of vocabulary and is a keen observer of changes in the English language, including new words and cultural influences. Her other major linguistic interests are creating activities to stimulate communication, testing all levels and the use of a wide variety of language games. She lives in London and loves travelling to meet and exchange ideas with teachers and pupils everywhere.
She has authored, co-authored and contributed to many ELT courses - over 25 years so far with more in the pipeline. She is the co-author of the top three levels of Prospects and the Move Ahead series. She also co-wrote Word Games with English