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Cunningsworth A 1995 Choosing your coursebook Oxford. Heinemann

Dubin F & Olshtain E 1986 Course design : developing programs and materials for language learning Cambridge CUP

Graves K. 2000. Designing language courses : a guide for teachers Boston. Heinle & Heinle

McDonough J & Shaw C 2003 Materials and methods in ELT : a teacher's guide (2nd edition) Oxford. BlackwellChapter 4 available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE.

McGrath I 2002 Materials evaluation and design for language teaching Edinburgh. Edinburgh University Press

Nunan D 1988 The learner-centred curriculum : a study in second language teaching Cambridge CUP

Nunan. D 1989 Sequencing and Integrating Tasks FROM: Designing tasks for the communicative classroom Cambridge. CUP pp. 118-132 Available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE

Richards J.C and Renandya W. 2002. Methodology in language teaching : an anthology of current practice C.U.P

Tomlinson B (Ed) 1998 Materials development in language teaching Cambridge. CUP

Tomlinson, B (Ed) 2003 Developing materials for language teaching London. Continuum

Woodward T. 2001 Planning lessons and courses : designing sequences of work for the language classroom Cambridge C.U.P.

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Articles and chapters

Allwright R.L 1981 'What do we want teaching materials for?' ELT journal. 36: 5-18

Alpetkin C.1993 'Target language culture in EFL materials' ELT journal. 47/2 :136-143

Clarke DF 1989 'Communicative Theory and its influence on Materials production' Language teaching. 22/2 73-84

Chambers F 1997 ' Seeking Consensus in Coursebook Evaluation' ELT journal. 51/1 :29-35

Ellis R. 1997. 'The empirical evaluation of language teaching materials' ELT journal. 51/1

Flinders S 2005 'Survey: Business English materials' ELT journal. 59/2: 156-176

Gearing. K 1999. 'Helping less experienced teachers of English to evaluate teachers' guides' ELT journal. 53/2.

Gilmore A. 2004 'A comparison of textbook and authentic interactions' ELT journal. 58/4: 363-374

Gilmore. A 2007 'Authentic materials and authenticity in foreign language learning' Language teaching. 40 : 97-118

Gray J 2000. 'The ELT coursebook as cultural artefact' ELT journal. 54/3

Guariento W and Morley J 2001 'Text and task authenticity in the EFL classroom' ELT journal. 55/4:347-353

Harmer. J 2001 'Coursebooks: a Human, cultural and linguistic disaster?' Modern English teacher.' 10/3: 5-10

Holly D. 1990 'The unspoken curriculum: or how language teaching carries cultural and ideological messages.' In Harrison.B (ed) Culture and the language classroom MEP/British Council

Hutchinson T and Torres E. 1994 'The Textbook as agent of change' ELT journal. 48/4 : 315-328

Illes. E 2009 'What makes a coursebook series stand the test of time?' ELT journal. 63: 145-153

Islam C and Mares C 2003. 'Adapting classroom materials' in Tomlinson B (Ed) Developing materials for language teaching. London. Continuum : 86-100

Johnson K, Kim, M. Liu Y-F, Nava A, Perkins D., Smith A.M, Soler-Canela O and Wang Lu 2008 'A step forward: investigating expertise in materials evaluation' ELT journal. 62: 157 - 163.

Koprowski. M. 2005 'Investigating the usefulness of lexical phrases in contemporary course books' ELT journal. 59/4: 322-332

Kramsch C & Sullivan P 1996 'Appropriate Pedagogy' ELT journal. 50/3: 199-211

Littlejohn A. 1998 .'The analysis of language teaching materials: Inside the Trojan horse.' In Tomlinson B (ed) Materials development in language teaching Cambridge. CUP

McGrath I 2006 'Teachers' and learners' images for course books' ELT journal. 60/2:171-180.

MacDonald, M, Badger, R and White, G 2000 ' The real thing?: authenticity and academic listening' English for specific purposes. Volume 19/3: 253-267

Nitta R and Gardner S. 2005. 'Consciousness raising and practice in ELT coursebooks ' ELT journal. 59/1: 3-13

Palfreyman D 2006 'Social context and resources for language learning' System. 34/3: 352-370

Peacock M 1997 'The effect of authentic materials on the motivation of EFL learners' ELT journal. 51/2: 144-156

Prodromou L. 2002 The great ELT textbook debate. Modern English teacher. 11/4: 25-33

Reinders. H and Lewis. M 2006 'An evaluative checklist for self-access materials' ELT journal. 60: 272-278;

Richards JC 1993 'Beyond the textbook: the role of commercial materials in language teaching' RELC journal of language teaching and research in Southeast Asia. 24/1: 1-15

Richards J.C. 2001. 'Curriculum development in language teaching' C.U.P (Chapter 8)

Richards J.C 2006 Materials Development and Research—Making the Connection RELC journal of language teaching and research in Southeast Asia. 37: 5-26

Rivas MMR 1999 'Reading in recent ELT Coursebooks ELT journal. 53/1 : pp. 12-21

Roberts JT. 1996 'Demystifying Materials Evaluation' System. 24/3 375-389

Thornbury S and Meddings L. 2001 'Coursebooks: the roaring in the chimney' Modern English teacher. 10/3: 11-13

Tomlinson B. 2001. 'Humanising the coursebook' Humanising language teaching. 7/3:

Tomlinson .B Materials Evaluation in Tomlinson B (Ed) Developing materials for language teaching London. Continuum : 15-36

Williams D.1983. 'Developing criteria for textbook evaluation' ELT journal.37/3 : 251-255

Williams M. 2000 'Materials for Young Learners.' ELT journal. 54/4.

Zacharias, N. T. 2005 'Teachers' beliefs about internationally-published materials: A survey of tertiary English teachers in Indonesia' RELC journal of language teaching and research in Southeast Asia. 36, 23-38.


Graves, K, (1996) A framework of course development processes. FROM: Graves, K, Teachers as Course Developers. pp.12-38. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE






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