Michael brings a wealth of knowledge and insight about test design and development, as well as preparation materials to LT123. After many years of teaching English language, linguistics and business communication skills, he now specialises in assessment, predominantly in academic and business English. He has written and co-written various books, including Objective IELTS, Advanced Trainer and practice tests for Cambridge Business Preliminary & Vantage and B1 Preliminary. Michael has qualifications in English language and linguistics, teaching English as a foreign language, and management. He acts as a mentor to many writers and potential writers for LT123.