Peter Travis founded Splendid Learning, a division of Flo-Joe, the award-winning UK publishing company. The Flo-Joe website, which was launched in 2000, prepares students for the Main Suite Cambridge English examinations, Cambridge English: First (FCE), Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) and Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE). In 2003 Flo-Joe won the British Council Elton Award for Innovation in English Language Teaching and in 2007 'Splendid Speaking' was shortlisted for the same award. In 2005 Peter Travis, the person behind Splendid Speaking, was also shortlisted for the QIA Star Award for the 'E-Learning Tutor of the Year' sponsored by Microsoft.
Louis Harrison taught at the University of Bradford on IELTS preparation courses as well as pre-sessional and foundation courses, was then English as a Foreign Language Director of Studies at the University of Glasgow, and now works at the University of Nottingham. He has taught in the UK, Turkey, Hungary and Sri Lanka and is an experienced author having written several English Language teaching books.
Review of Collins Reading for IELTS (2011)
'Reading for IELTS contains twelve units and covers the type of questions included in the exam. The choice of topic area is particularly relevant for those doing the Academic Module: cultural differences and education, for example.'
EL Gazette, July 2011
Review of Collins Listening for IELTS (2011)
This book will help you to recognize and understand differences in pronunciation and vocabulary. It includes a CD covering a number of business topics, spoken by both native and non-native speakers of English.
Business Spotlight, October 2011