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Materials development in language teaching / edited by Brian Tomlinson.

Contributor(s): Tomlinson, Brian.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1998Description: xiv, 368 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0521574188; 9780521574181; 0521574196; 9780521574198.Subject(s): Language and languages -- Study and teaching | Teaching -- Aids and devicesDDC classification: 418.007 Online resources: WorldCat details
Contents:
Table of contents Preface / Brian Tomlinson -- Glossary of basic terms for materials development in language teaching / Brian Tomlinson -- Introduction / Brian Tomlinson -- Pt. A. Data collection and materials development -- 1. Using corpus data in the classroom / Gwyneth Fox -- 2. Concordances in the classroom without a computer: assembling and exploiting concordances of common words / Jane Willis -- 3. Telling tails: grammar, the spoken language and materials development / Ronald Carter, Rebecca Hughes and Michael McCarthy -- Comments on Part A / Brian Tomlinson -- Pt. B. The process of materials writing -- 4. A framework for materials writing / David Jolly and Rod Bolitho -- 5. Writing course materials for the world: a great compromise / Jan Bell and Roger Gower -- 6. How writers write: testimony from authors / Philip Prowse -- Comments on Part B / Brian Tomlinson -- Pt. C. The process of materials evaluation -- 7. Piloting -- a publisher's view / Peter Donovan -- 8. The analysis of language teaching materials: inside the Trojan Horse / Andrew Littlejohn -- 9. The evaluation of communicative tasks / Rod Ellis -- 10. What do teachers really want from coursebooks? / Hitomi Masuhara -- Comments on Part C / Brian Tomlinson -- Pt. D. Ideas for materials development -- 11. Seeing what they mean: helping L2 readers to visualise / Brian Tomlinson -- 12. Squaring the circle -- reconciling materials as constraint with materials as empowerment / Alan Maley -- 13. Autonomy and development: living in the materials world / Julian Edge and Sue Wharton -- 14. Lozanov and the teaching text / Grethe Hooper Hansen -- 15. Access-self materials / Brian Tomlinson -- Comments on Part D / Brian Tomlinson -- Conclusions / Brian Tomlinson
Summary: This book engages with current issues in developing materials for language teaching.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Table of contents Preface / Brian Tomlinson --
Glossary of basic terms for materials development in language teaching / Brian Tomlinson --
Introduction / Brian Tomlinson --
Pt. A. Data collection and materials development --
1. Using corpus data in the classroom / Gwyneth Fox --
2. Concordances in the classroom without a computer: assembling and exploiting concordances of common words / Jane Willis --
3. Telling tails: grammar, the spoken language and materials development / Ronald Carter, Rebecca Hughes and Michael McCarthy --
Comments on Part A / Brian Tomlinson --
Pt. B. The process of materials writing --
4. A framework for materials writing / David Jolly and Rod Bolitho --
5. Writing course materials for the world: a great compromise / Jan Bell and Roger Gower --
6. How writers write: testimony from authors / Philip Prowse --
Comments on Part B / Brian Tomlinson --
Pt. C. The process of materials evaluation --
7. Piloting --
a publisher's view / Peter Donovan --
8. The analysis of language teaching materials: inside the Trojan Horse / Andrew Littlejohn --
9. The evaluation of communicative tasks / Rod Ellis --
10. What do teachers really want from coursebooks? / Hitomi Masuhara --
Comments on Part C / Brian Tomlinson --
Pt. D. Ideas for materials development --
11. Seeing what they mean: helping L2 readers to visualise / Brian Tomlinson --
12. Squaring the circle --
reconciling materials as constraint with materials as empowerment / Alan Maley --
13. Autonomy and development: living in the materials world / Julian Edge and Sue Wharton --
14. Lozanov and the teaching text / Grethe Hooper Hansen --
15. Access-self materials / Brian Tomlinson --
Comments on Part D / Brian Tomlinson --
Conclusions / Brian Tomlinson

This book engages with current issues in developing materials for language teaching.

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