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Materials development in language teaching

Author: Brian Tomlinson
Publisher: Cambridge, N.Y. : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Series: Cambridge language teaching library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
Comprehensively revised and updated to take account of the impact of technology on the field of materials development, this book helps readers apply current theoretical principles and research findings to the practical realities of developing and exploiting classroom materials.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Tomlinson
ISBN: 9780521762854 0521762855 9780521157049 0521157048 9781139038713 1139038710
OCLC Number: 658200744
Description: xix, 451 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Preface / Brian Tomlinson --
Glossary of basic terms for materials development in language teaching / Brian Tomlinson --
Introduction: principles and procedures of material development / Brian Tomlinson --
Using corpora in the language classroom / Randi Reppen --
Concordances in the classroom without a computer: assembling and exploiting concordances of common words / Jane Willis --
Telling tails: grammar, the spoken language and materials development / Ronald Carter, Rebecca Hughes and Michael McCarthy --
Comments on Part A / Brian Tomlinson --
A framework for materials writing / David Jolly and Rod Bolitho --
Writing course materials for the world: a great compromise / Jan Bell and Roger Gower --
How writers write: testimony from authors / Philip Prowse --
Comments on Part B / Brian Tomlinson --
The analysis oflanguage teachinmaterials: inside the Trojan Horse / Andrew Littlejohn --
Macro- and Micro-evaluations of task-based teaching / Rod Ellis --
What do teachers really want from coursebooks? / Hitomi Masuhara --
The process of evaluation: a publisher's view / Frances Amrani --
Comments on Part C / Brian Tomlinson --
Developing language-learning materials with technology / Gary Motteram --
New technologies to support language learning / Lisa Kervin and Beverly Derewianka --
Comments on Part D / Brian Tomlinson --
Seeing what they mean: helping L2 readers to visualise / Brian Tomlinson --
Squaring teh circle --
Reconciling materials as constraint with materials as empowerment / Alan Maley --
Lazanov and the teaching text / Grethe Hooper Hansen --
Access-self materials / Brian Tomlinson --
Comments on Part E / Brian Tomlinson --
Conclusions / Brian Tomlinson.
Series Title: Cambridge language teaching library.
Responsibility: edited by Brian Tomlinson.


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