Anthony Casling has an M.A. in Psychology from Aberdeen University and an M.A. in Applied Linguistics from the University of Surrey. He has taught for over twenty years in Italy, the U.K., Turkey and Japan. He specializes in teaching academic skills, particularly writing and presentation skills. He has worked as a writer and examiner for Cambridge Examinations Syndicate and is currently an IELTS examiner. He has translated many works from Italian to English, including Kandinsky (Rizzoli, 1999) and Ancient White Marbles (L’Erma di Breitschneider, 2004).