Jill Leighton

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Jill is a teacher, writer and teacher trainer with over 25 years of teaching English; working in London, Madrid and Barcelona. She has a passion for phonics and is especially interested in teaching VYLs how to read, write and spell.  Jill is author of Macmillan pre-school books Captain Jack 1&2 (2011) and co-authored Learning Stars 1&2 (2014) with Jeanne Perrett.  

Jill has taught phonics for many years using different approaches in order to discover which approach works best in the ELT class.  Drawing on this experience she created the phonics lessons in Captain Jack and Learning Stars 1&2.  Currently Jill teaches English, Science, Ethics and Art in a bilingual school near Barcelona.

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