Keith Johnson is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Linguistics and Modern English at Lancaster University, having worked previously at the Universities of Reading and Essex. He has written a number of books, both textbooks for the teaching of EFL and theoretical background books, including Language Teaching as Skill Learning (Blackwell, 1996). He is the founder editor of the journal Language Teaching Research.
Helen Johnson has worked as Senior Lecturer in English at the Britannia Royal Naval College and at Ealing College of Higher Education (now Thames Valley University). She has undertaken various consultancies abroad and has written a number of articles and textbooks in the field. Her areas of interest include methodology and teacher education.