John Hughes is a teacher trainer and ELT course book author. His titles include Life (National Geographic Learning) and Business Result (Oxford University Press). He is also the series editor for the ETpedia resources (www.myetpedia.com).

What makes a confident English communicator? Is it always a student with a very advanced level of English? Not necessarily. I have worked with students who have a low intermediate level of English but who can communicate very effectively only using the English they know. On the other hand, I have also worked with students…

Developing confident communicators — National Geographic Learning: In Focus