JENNY OLLERENSHAW was formerly Lecturer in French and a materials developer and writer at the Centre for Modern Languages at the Open University. She has been a professional languages material writer for the last 10 years specialising the writing of self-access materials for adults.
STEPHANIE RYBAK has worked in several universities including the University of Cambridge, UK, and the Open University, taking a particular interest in adult foreign language learning. She is also author of Breakthrough French 1 and Breakthrough French 2.
BRIAN HILL is Head of the School of Languages at the University of Brighton, UK. He is an experienced and respected author, series editor and teacher and has worked on the Breakthrough Series since it was first conceived in 1982.