If you’re a qualified TEFL or ESL teacher and you haven’t heard of Jeremy Harmer, you’ve not being paying attention.
Jeremy Harmer’s biography is pretty impressive: not only are his English Language Teaching (ELT) methodology books at the top of every TEFL and CELTA training course, but he’s also authored countless other articles and course materials for teacher training.
Harmer is from the UK, has taught in both the UK and Mexico, and is also a folk singer. His last CD was released in 2019, and is called ‘Looking for Signs’.
He has taught in both the UK and Mexico and is married with two daughters.
Education & Qualifications
Harmer completed a BA in English Literature from the University of East Anglia (UEA), later gaining a Masters in Applied Linguistics from the University of Reading.
He gained his Teacher Training certification at International House.
English Language Teaching & Teacher Training
In addition to his writing, Jeremy has teaching and teacher training experience throughout the world:
- International House, London
- Anglia Rusko University, Cambridge
- The Bell School, Cambridge
- Instituto Anglo Mexicano de Cultura
- The New School, New YOtk
Writing & Teaching Methodology Books
The Practice of English Language Teaching (4th Edition), Pearson Longman ELT
How to Teach English: 2nd edition. Pearson ELT. 2007
How to Teach Writing. Pearson Education Ltd. 2004