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development of a language syllabus and teaching materials

Sau Pheng Liew

development of a language syllabus and teaching materials

a case study of the University of Malaya English for Special Purposes project.

by Sau Pheng Liew

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Published by University of Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (M.A.) - University of Birmingham, Dept of English.

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Open LibraryOL13796134M

  “[The book's] individual chapters will interest teachers working in a variety of contexts, and taken as a whole it gives an excellent overview of the current state of knowledge and research on best practice in materials development for second language teaching and learning.” – New Zealand Studies in Applied Linguistics, Vol Issue 2. SYLLABUS? • Competency (or competence) is synonymous with ability or proficiency (or skill), implying a high level skill, well-developed knowledge, or a polished performance (Hadley, ) • Competence-based syllabus is similar to skill-based syllabus (in language teaching) which defines what a learner is able to do (in terms ofFile Size: 1MB.

In my 25 years of teaching, I have had syllabi imposed upon me, I have had course books given to me with no syllabus guidelines, I have been given a class and no syllabus and told to make up my own and I have been involved in major syllabus development projects for general English and English for specific purposes/5(30). 1. English language-Study and teaching-Foreign speakers-Congresses. I. Brumfit, Christopher. II. Series: English language teaching documents; PEA2G43 ''1 British Library Cataloguing in Publication Data General English syllabus design.-(English language teaching documents; ) 1.

Information to include: 1) a description of the physical space, 2) a statement of the agency's goals, 3) an explanation of the agency's funding source, 4) the number of regular paid employees in the agency, 5) a description of the curriculum and materials used with the ESL learners, 6) a description of the teaching process(es) employed with the. materials to choose from teachers and others responsible for choosing materials need to be able to make informed judgments about textbooks and teaching materials. Evaluation however can only be done by considering something in relation to its purpose. A book may be ideal in one situation because it matches the needs of that situation perfectly.


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Development of a language syllabus and teaching materials by Sau Pheng Liew Download PDF EPUB FB2

Key stages in the curriculum development process are examined, including situation analysis, needs analysis, goal setting, syllabus design, materials development and adaptation, teaching and teacher support, and evaluation.

Discussion activities throughout the book enable it to be used as a reference text for teachers and by: Curriculum development in language teaching should be done since it implies an effort carried out by the language teachers to improve the quality of language teaching through some stages of systematic planning such as a needs analysis, formulation of learning objectives, development of syllabus and teaching materials, teaching materials.

This article reviews the literature on the relatively new field of materials development for language learning and teaching. It reports the origins and development of the field and then reviews the literature on the evaluation, adaptation, production and exploitation of learning materials.

It also reviews the literature, first, on a number of Cited by: •Language curriculum development Starts with the notion of syllabus design.

A major factor in language teaching Content of a course Really begin in s. The key of stimulus is teaching methods’ change—for better Size: KB. Materials. What is materials development.

Materials development refers to all the processes made use of by practitioners who produce and/or use materials for language learning, including materials evaluation, their adaptation, design, production, exploitation and File Size: KB. Syllabus design and materials development are mutually inclusive.

While the syllabus defines the goals and objectives of a course, the instructional materials put flesh on the bones (Nunan, ). A particular syllabus formally consists of three very vital factors: the teacher, the students and the materials (Figure 1). Key stages in the curriculum development process are examined, including situation analysis, needs analysis, goal setting, syllabus design, materials development and adaptation, teaching and teacher support, and evaluation.

Discussion activities throughout the book enable it to be used as a reference text for teachers and administrators/5(19). Materials Development in Language Teaching aims to help readers apply current theoretical principles and research findings to the practical realities of developing and exploiting classroom materials.

The authors also suggest new ideas and directions in materials development, which readers can pursue for themselves. This book is accessible to readers 5/5(1).

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I would appreciate if I could download this ebook for my use. I am a lecturer in a public university in Malaysia and am wondering how do I go about getting a copy. It mainly provides detailed elucidation of the process of designing a syllabus as one of systematic steps of curriculum development in language teaching.

Curriculum development in language. is a platform for academics to share research papers. Materials Development in Language Teaching This is a book of original chapters on current issues in materials devel- Materials Development for Language Teaching fi lled this gap by providing an opportunity for researchers, teachers, writers and.

WHAT’S MATERIALS DEVELOPMENT. ‘Materials development is both a field of study and a practical undertaking. As a field it studies the principles and procedures of the design, implementation and evaluation of language teaching materials’ (Tomlinson 66) Wednesday, January 7, prepared by Hasan BİLOKCUOĞLU 6.

The importance of materials in language teaching and learning has been extensively acknowledged (McGrath, ). Teaching materials are Author: Shameem Ahmed.

A number of different levels of planning and development are involved in developing a course or set of instructional materials based on the aims and objectives that have been established for a language program. In this chapter we will examine the following dimensions of course development: • developing a course rationaleCited by: 3.

View Syllabus Design and Materials Development Research Papers on for free. Key stages in the curriculum development process are examined, including situation analysis, needs analysis, goal setting, syllabus design, materials development and adaptation, teaching and teacher support, and evaluation.

Discussion activities throughout the book enable it to be used as a reference text for teachers and administrators. show more4/5(). ESOL Curriculum and Materials Development.

Syllabus. Course Description. This course provides educators with the knowledge and skills to evaluate, develop and implement appropriate curricula that supports the language development of English Language Learners (ELLs).

It includes a general overview of curriculum design, the basics of secondFile Size: KB. Key stages in the curriculum development process are examined, including situation analysis, needs analysis, goal setting, syllabus design, materials development and adaptation, teaching and teacher support, and evaluation.

Discussion activities throughout the book enable it to be used as a reference text for teachers and administrators. Materials for the Language Syllabus: 6. A principled approach to content-based materials development for reading Norman Evans, K. James Hartshorn, and Neil J.

Anderson; 7. A genre-based approach to developing materials for writing Chris Tribble; /5(17). Gaps in the literature Very little of the existing literature on materials development tells us much about the actual effect of different types of materials on language acquisition and development, nor about how to encourage teachers and learners to try new types of materials (although see Tomlinson ), about ways in which commercial.Authentic materials can be extremely useful when teaching a foreign language class.

While it’s of course necessary to approach many grammar topics with more traditional textbooks, using authentic materials in the target language has many varied benefits. Key stages in the curriculum development process are examined, including situation analysis, needs analysis, goal setting, syllabus design, materials development and adaptation, teaching and teacher support, and evaluation.

Discussion activities throughout the book enable it to be used as a reference text for teachers and administrators.2/5(2).