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About Sara Helm

Sara Helm

Over the course of my career, I have had the opportunity to write for EFL publishers: Macmillan;  Pearson ELT; Thomson Heinle; York Press Limited.

I’m currently releasing a set of my free Business English language materials for self-study and ‘classroom’. You can find these pages in the two resources sections on the menu bar: A1-B1 and B2-C1.

Check out my YouTube channel for nearly 100 English language learning and testing videos for a variety of learners and their teachers! YouTube handle coming shortly = @EnglishMeansBusiness

I’ve enjoyed the opportunity to run courses in many countries, as well as the UK. Here are some of the organisations I’ve worked with:

Air-France, Alcatel-Lucent, Assistance Publique Erasmus Plus, Axa, BMW, BNP Paribas, Boehringer-Ingelheim, Bosch, Colgate-Palmolive, Deutsche Bank, EDF, EDHEC, Exxon Mobil, Handelsbanken, IBM, L’Oréal, Merck, National Bank of Latvia, Nordea, NPower, PwC, Swedish Parliament, Samsung, Siemens, Stora Enso, T-Mobile, Total, Unilever, UPM, VW.

I’ve been delighted to run courses for teachers from many countries, including: Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Israel, Italy, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Singapore, Spain, Slovakia, Switzerland, UK, US 


York Associates: Course book series for the tertiary sector in the Middle East

Contributing Author, Market Leader 3rd Edition Extra Series, Sara Helm

Author: Series of Digital ESP materials for the Market Leader Website. 

Author: Accounting and Finance, Sara Helm, ISBN: 9781408220024 – This ESP title, in the Pearson ELT Market Leader series, focusses on reading skills and vocabulary development for students studying Accounting and Finance or Economics. 

Co-author: Human Resources, Sara Helm and Rebecca Utteridge, ISBN: 9781408220047 – This ESP title, in the Pearson ELT Market Leader series, focusses on reading skills and vocabulary development for Human Resources personnel, and candidates working towards Human Resources qualifications.

Co-author: Several titles in the Best Practice business English series (Heinle ELT). 

Author: Series of lessons and teacher training articles for the Business Skills Bank at – the number one site for English language teachers. 

Co-editor: Managed a virtual team of writers from several European member states to produce English for Train Drivers as part of a Leonardo da Vinci Programme Language Competencies Project, “Uniform Railway Language for Safer Europe” (URLASE) LV/06/B/F/LA-172.005.

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