Frank Bonkowski is an educational writer, English language teacher, and web publisher. He co-wrote Write Now: Business Writing That Gets Results.
He consulted on nine textbook projects, both as course writer and project manager in some cases. He designed, managed and co-authored a two-level series of adult-level ESL textbooks, entitled Canadian Snapshots, published by Pearson Longman ESL.
He co-wrote a five-level high-school English-second language Take series, published by ERPi of Montreal. It exceeded everyone’s expectations by earning over $27 million in revenues.
He also taught at several universities: McGill, Concordia, and TELUQ, a center of distance education. At McGill, he directed the teacher-training program at the Faculty of Education. At TELUQ, he created a series of four university-level distance education courses in English language teaching for teacher training. He now teaches young adults at Cegep Saint-Laurent in Montreal and swears it’s the secret to staying young.
He was director of an ESL division of Pearson ESL in Montreal. In addition, he served as representative of a firm specializing in mergers & acquisitions for small businesses. He was also president of a chapter of Business Network International in Montreal for one year. Two wonderful learning experiences!
As a web publisher, he has created two websites specializing in business English: Business School HQ and Business English HQ. Previously he wrote about adult transition and reinvention at Happiness After Midlife.com. He co-authored and produced several e-books, e-courses, audio programs, and podcasts in collaboration with experts in midlife issues.