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I Talk You Talk Press EXTRA Language Learning Resources

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I Talk You Talk Press is an award-winning Japan-based publisher of graded readers and language learning/teaching resources. We won the 2019 and 2020 Language Learner Literature Award.


Our team is made up of highly experienced language teachers and translators, who have all studied at least one additional language to an advanced level.


This experience enables us to design our materials from the perspectives of both the teacher and the learner. We aim to create easy English books that are suitable for classroom or individual use, and are engaging and effective for the learner.


We consult with both teachers and language learners when designing our textbooks and graded readers, and test our materials extensively in the classroom before publication.


We are a fast-growing press, and currently publish graded readers for learners of English and Japanese. We publish new graded readers on a monthly basis. Our easy English graded readers are read around the world, and are particularly popular in Asia. Our graded readers are available on digital library platforms, and also in paperback.



The Team

Heather Dixon (Co-founder, writing, editing)

Originally from the UK, Heather has lived in Japan since 2000. She has worked as a Japanese-English translator for twenty years. She has also taught English in private schools, business schools and higher education institutions. When Heather is not working, she enjoys reading, writing, and learning languages.

Patricia Murrow (Co-founder, editing, writing)

Patricia has been teaching and developing learning materials for over thirty years, and is  a professor of English at a higher education institution. A New Zealander by birth, Patricia has lived and worked in Europe, the USA, Asia and the Pacific. She is an avid reader.

We also have a team of language learners who provide invaluable feedback throughout the process from planning to production.

If you have any comments or questions about our activities or titles, we would love to hear from you.

Email:  info(atmark)italkyoutalk(dot)com

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