International Perspectives on Materials in ELT (International Perspectives on English Language Teaching)

International Perspectives on Materials in ELT (International Perspectives on English Language Teaching)

By: Sue Garton (author), Kathleen Graves (author)Paperback

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This book brings together different perspectives on ELT materials from a range of international contexts and a variety of educational settings. All the chapters are underpinned by sound theoretical principles while addressing practical concerns and debates in materials design and use.

About Author

Denise M. de Abreu-e-Lima, Universidade Federal de Sao Carlos, Brazil Eliane H. Augusto-Navarro, Universidade Federal de Sao Carlos, Brazil Esther G. Bosompem, Ghana Institute of Languages Maurizia Cherubin, English teacher, Italy Tanya Cotter, British Council in Libya. Enrique Garcia Pascual, University of Zaragoza, Spain Josie Guiney Igielski, English teacher, USA Simon Humphries, Doshisha University, Japan Mario Lopez Barrios, Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Argentina Fabrizio Maggi, University of Pavia, Italy Hayat Messekher, Ecole Normale Superieure de Bouzareah, Algiers Apiwan Nuangpolmak, Chulalongkorn University Language Institute, Thailand Luciana C. de Oliveira, Columbia University, USA Patricia Pashby, University of Oregon, USA Joe Pereira, British Council in Portugal Arifa Rahman, English teacher, Bangladesh Jack Richards, University of Sydney, Australia Kristjan Seferaj, Aston University, UK Bonny Tibbitts, University of Oregon, USA Elba Villanueva de Debat, Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Argentina


1. Materials in ELT: Current Issues; Sue Garton and Kathleen Graves PART I: GLOBAL AND LOCAL MATERIALS 2. The ELT Textbook; Jack C Richards 3. Global vs. Local: Does it Matter?; Mario Lopez Barrios and Elba Villanueva de Debat 4. Adapting Materials to Meet the Literacy Needs of Young Bahraini Learners; Sahar al Majthoob 5. Cultural Representations in Algerian English Textbooks; Hayat Messekher PART II: MATERIALS IN THE CLASSROOM 6. Coping with New Teaching Approaches and Materials: An East-European EFL Teacher's Interpretation of Communicative Teaching Activities; Kristjan Seferaj 7. Materials Adaptation in Ghana: Teachers' Attitudes and Practices; Esther G Bosompem 8. Multilevel Materials for Multilevel Learners; Apiwan Nuangpolmak 9. Designing Effective Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Pedagogy; Josie Guiney Igielski PART III: MATERIALS and TECHNOLOGY 10. English Language Learning through Mobile Phones; Arifa Rahman and Tanya Cotter 11. Using Interactive Fiction for Digital Game-based Language Learning; Joe Pereira 12. Using Web 2.0 Tools in CLIL; Fabrizio Maggi, Maurizia Cherubin and Enrique Garcia Pascual PART IV: MATERIALS AND TEACHER EDUCATION 13. The Story Reading Project: Integrating Materials Development, Language Learning, and Teaching for NNES Teachers in Training; Bonny Tibbitts and Patricia Pashby 14. Teaching Preservice EFL Teachers to Analyze and Adapt Published Materials: An Experience from Brazil; Eliane H Augusto-Navarro, Luciana C de Oliveira, and Denise M Abreu-e-Lima 15. Factors Influencing Japanese Teachers' Adoption of Communication-oriented Textbooks; Simon Humphries 16. Materials and ELT: Looking ahead; Kathleen Graves and Sue Garton ?

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  • ISBN13: 9781137023308
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 292
  • ID: 9781137023308
  • weight: 479
  • ISBN10: 1137023309

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