Gareth is an English language teacher, ELT materials author and intercultural communication trainer, currently working for the Language Centre at the University of the Arts London (UAL). He also teaches filmmaking short courses at the Beijing Academy of the Creative Arts. He has taught in a range of ELT contexts in Spain, the UK, Afghanistan and China. Particular areas of pedagogic interest are authentic source materials, video (viewing and production), classroom dynamics and intercultural competency. As an ELT author, he has written for varied purposes in different media e.g. British Airways (English for Air Cabin Crew), BBC Learning English (video and radio series, course book and online materials), course books with ELT publishers including Macmillan Education (Language Hub B1+). He was a producer for www.teachingenglish.org (British Council / BBC) for its founding years.