While studying for a degree in Marketing and English Language Studies, Louis also completed a Trinity Certificate in TESOL and taught in UK language schools for a couple of summers. After graduating, Louis moved immediately to Sicily, in Italy, for his first full-time teaching post. Here he taught general English to teenagers and adults.
In 2001 Louis moved to Cologne, Germany, where he taught business English. His next job was teaching general English in Lisbon, Portugal, followed by a return to Cologne and more business English.
In 2005 he returned to the UK and completed an MA in ELT at Nottingham Trent University, teaching EAP to International students alongside studying. After completing the MA, Louis taught international students for over a decade at the University of Reading. While teaching at the University of Reading, Louis began to write materials for a range of publishers. To date he has authored or co-authored over 50 titles in ELT.
He lives in Reading with his wife, Cathy and their two children, plus the family cat, Rosie. In his spare time he enjoys playing football, coaching kids’ football and gardening.
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