Dr. Luke Prodromou has published articles in ELT journals and has written over twenty textbooks. For Macmillan, he has written the Star Series (FC Star, Rising Star, Pre-FCE Star) and Smash . He is also co-author of Attitude (Macmillan). He has also written Dealing with Difficulties (Delta, with L. Clandfield). He obtained his Ph.D from the University of Nottingham. He also has degrees from Bristol, Birmingham and Leeds Universities. UK. He is now a freelance author, teacher and teacher trainer. He recently taught young learners in a private language institute in Thessaloniki.