Verity has worked in ELT since 2000. She's had a varied career to-date, working as a teacher and teacher trainer in Italy and the UK, an editor, publisher and a materials writer. Having worked in publishing houses for several years developing adult courses, Verity took the decision to set up her own publishing business. She now divides her time between freelance teaching English for academic purposes, exams and business, materials writing and editing. As well as writing different components for general adult courses, Verity has recently written an IELTS study skills book for low level learners to accompany IELTS Introduction. In the future, Verity hopes to continue to teach and write course materials.