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    DescriptionThe ideal book for those studying or practising language teaching or applied linguistics. Teaching materials play a crucial role in teaching-learning. When these take the form of a textbook it is essential that the textbook is carefully selected to meet both external requirements and the needs of the teachers. It is also important that teachers are able to mediate between the textbook and the learners, adapting and supplementing the book as necessary. Provides a systematic approach to the selection and subsequent evaluation of coursebooks, this textbook gives practical advice on adaptation and supplementation. For teachers who prefer to prepare their own materials there are suggestions on systematising the process of materials development and on the use of learner-generated materials. Key features: * Includes reference to the use of concordances and the internet * Contains numerous examples * Interleaved tasks which can be utilised by an instructor * Features an extensive bibliography The book will be of particular value to practising teachers following a modular Masters course or involved in some other form of professional development, whether organised or self-directed.


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    Title
    Materials Evaluation and Design for Language Teaching
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Ian McGrath
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 328
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 558 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780748613304
    ISBN 10: 0748613307
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: EDU
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.8
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BIC subject category V2: CF, JNU
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    BIC subject category V2: CJB
    LC subject heading:
    B&T General Subject: 480
    Ingram Subject Code: ED
    BIC subject category V2: JNV
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25600
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 05
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 03
    BISAC V2.8: EDU029000, LAN020000, EDU018000
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: EDU020000
    DC22: 428.2407
    LC classification: PE1128.A2 M26 2002
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: JNU, JNV, CF, CJB
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    bibliography
    Publisher
    EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    01 April 2003
    Publication City/Country
    Edinburgh
    Author Information
    Ian McGrath is Associate Professor at the National Institute for Education in Singapore.
    Table of contents
    Preface; Acknowledgements; 1. A Systematic Approach to Materials Evaluation; 2. Choosing a Coursebook: From Analysis to First-glance Evaluation; 3. Choosing a Coursebook: Close Evaluation; 4. Coursebook-based teaching: Adaptation; 5. Supplementation: Designing Worksheets; 6. Using the Real; 7. Systematising Materials Design; 8. Getting Learners Involved; 9. Evaluating Effects; 10. Materials and...; Appendices; Tasks: Keys and Commentaries; References; Index.