Public Engagement

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    Carol Lethaby (MA TESOL, with distinction, University of London Institute of Education) has been involved in distance teacher education since 1998, having developed materials and tutored on several distance-learning courses for the British Council and various universities in Mexico. She has also designed and run numerous on-site teacher training and education courses in California, Mexico and the UK, including internationally recognized teaching certificates and diplomas. Her writing credits include several articles and textbook series, including, co-authoring Just Right Second Edition (Cengage Learning). Carol lives in San Francisco and is a frequent presenter at national and international conferences.

    Recent Publications:


    ‘Changing the way we approach learning styles in teacher education’ in IATEFL Birmingham Conference Selections 2016

    ‘Learning styles: Have we been wasting time and resources?’ in Ruta Maestra, Editorial Santillana Colombia, 2016

    ‘Do you Believe in Neuromyths?’ in The Teacher Trainer Journal October 2016

    ‘Learning Styles and Teacher Training:  are we perpetuating neuromyths?’ in English Language Teaching Journal, OUP, 2015 / 2016

    ‘Spanish/English Bilingual Education in Latin America: Why and why not?’ in Ruta Maestra, Editorial Santillana Colombia, 2015

    'Children, Gender and Learning' in Primary Methodology Handbook: Practical Ideas for ELT Richmond ELT Publishing 2014


    Just Right Second Edition Advanced, Upper Intermediate, Pre-Intermediate, Elementary  Student Book, Workbook, Teacher’s Book (Co-author)Published by Cengage Learning Mexico 2015

    English ID 1, 2, Student Book (Co-author) Published by Richmond Publishing: Brazil 2013

    Be Yourself 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 (Co-author) Student Book with Workbook Published by Oxford University Press, Mexico:  2012 - 2013

    The Big Picture 2 (Co-author) Student Book, Published by Richmond Publishing, UK: 2011

    Next Step 1, 2, 3, 4 (Co-author) Student Book, Workbook  Published by Richmond Publishing, Mexico: 2010

    Awesome 1, 2, 3, 4 (Co-author) Student Book, Workbook  Published by Richmond Publishing, Mexico: 2009, 2010

    Research Interests:

    teacher education, gender and language teaching, neuromyths in teaching, evidence-based teaching, teaching digital reading and writing

    Awards And Honors:

    2012 – Honored Instructor – UC Berkeley Extension, Berkeley, CA