Jane Godwin Coury is from the UK and has lived in São Carlos, Brazil since 1994. Since arriving in Brazil, she has worked closely with the academic community and has helped academics from exact sciences and humanities to publish in international journals and conferences. She has worked as a copyeditor for academic journals and has translated and edited books for Brazilian researchers. Jane holds a Master´s in Applied Linguistics and TESOL from Leicester University in the UK. She has also written material for academic writing courses at the University of São Paulo and the Federal University of São Carlos.
Since 1987, Jane has been an English teacher and teacher trainer and has worked in Brazil, the UK, the USA, France and Germany. She is author of many publications focusing on teaching English and published a book for English teachers entitled: Exercícios para falar melhor em inglês - Speaking Activities (Editora Disal). Since 1996, she has been a Cambridge Speaking examiner. She also has an ELT blog to help English teachers.