Hugh Dellar is a coordinator in the CELT - Centre for English Language Teaching - department at the University of Westminster.

In addition to his coordinating duties, Hugh is also a teacher and teacher trainer and divides his time between teaching General English, working on the MA TESOL and running teacher training courses.

Hugh was educated at Goldmsith's College, the University of London and at The Institute of Education. He holds a first-class degree in English Literature and an MA in TESOL (teaching English as a Second Language). He also holds a CTEFLA and a DTEFLA with double distinction.

He has been teaching since 1993, and spent three years working in Indonesia. He is an Advanced speaker of Indonesian and retains a keen interest in Asian culture, history, society and politics. He is the co-author of two five-level General English series, OUTCOMES and INNOVATIONS, published by Heinle Cengage, as well as an online teacher development course entitled TEACHING LEXICALLY. Hugh has given talks and workshops all over the world, including several keynote speeches at international conferences.

Hugh's main research interests revolve around the teaching of natural, useful language. He is interested in the teaching of the four skills, the inter-relationship between grammar and vocabulary, classroom practices, materials development, corpora and their implications and the lexical approach.