Elena Barrett , BA (Author), Jyvaskyla, Jyvaskyla sub-region (Finland) - Elena Barrett is a teacher, writer, applied linguist, and long-time resident of Finland. Originally from Connecticut, USA, she has taught English to Finnish adults and upper-secondary students. She is presently finishing her studies and researching language use in legal contexts at the University of Jyvaskyla, Finland. She also maintains a blog about her life as an immigrant in Finland called Already There. Terttu Leney , BA (Author), London, Lewisham (London borough) (United Kingdom) - Terttu Leney is a Finnish teacher, trainer, broadcaster, and writer who worked for the Foreign Office in London as a professional development coordinator preparing British diplomats and businessmen for overseas postings. After graduating in Russian and Swedish language and literature from the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University of London, Terttu completed a postgraduate diploma in language training at the University of Westminster. She has written several publications, including Teach Yourself Finnish, Finn Talk 1, and Finn Talk 2.
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