Laura Patsko is an experienced teacher, trainer and researcher, specializing in teacher education, pronunciation and ELF.

She has authored and co-authored several books, chapters and articles on these topics. She now works mainly as a consultant and trainer, and founded BlackbirdLXD in early 2020 to help bring insights from second language education to other fields with the aim of improving the quality and effectiveness of adult learning experiences on a wider scale.

She tweets as @lauraahaha and @BlackbirdLXD.