Our brains aren’t made to focus full attention on multiple tasks. If you’re driving and communicating at the same time, your driving safety will suffer.
Lesley Lanir, a Certified Life-Coach, holds a Masters Degree in Learning Disabilities, Assessment, and Remediation, and a Bachelor of Humanities Degree (summa cum laude) in English Language and Literature. She also holds a High School Teaching Certificate and an RSA/Cambridge CTEFLA (Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language to Adults).
Lesley has been in the profession of teaching and teacher training in the field of English as a foreign language for at least 20 years. She specializes in learning difficulties, disabilities, and disorders in connection to foreign language learning. In addition, she focusses on the neuro-biological aspects of ADD/ADHD, and the neuro-cognitive differences of learning disorders and their impact on foreign and second language acquisition.
You can find Lesley's articles in the Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs; Babylonia, the Swiss review of language teaching and learning - and in the three main commercial magazines for teaching English as a foreign language:
MET (Modern English Teacher)
ETP (English Teaching Professional)
ESL (English as Second Language)
Lesley holds a Diploma with Distinction from the London School of Journalism in Freelance and Feature Writing.