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The Complete Guide to the

Theory and Practice of


Materials
Development for Language
Learning

Brian Tomlinson
University of Liverpool butuh lengkap hub
UK suhenijiput@gmail.com

Hitomi Masuhara
University of Liverpool
UK
This edition first published 2018
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Title: The complete guide to the theory and practice of materials development
for language learning / Brian Tomlinson, Hitomi Masuhara.
Description: Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2017] | Includes index. |
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Contents

Preface
References
1 Materials Development So Far
Introduction
Commercial Publications
Materials Development Projects
Conclusion
What Do You Think?
References
2 Issues in Materials Development
Introduction
Textbooks
Pedagogic Approaches
The Topic Content of Language Learning Materials
Conclusion
What Do You Think?
Notes
References
3 Materials Evaluation
Introduction
What the Early Literature Tells Us about Materials Evaluation
What the Current Literature Tells Us about Materials
Evaluation
The Principles and Procedures of Materials Evaluation Which
We Recommend
Conclusion
What Do You Think?
Tasks
References
4 Materials Adaptation
Introduction
What the Literature Tells Us about Materials Adaptation
Adaptation—Practice and Theory
Minor Adaptation
The Principles and Procedures of Materials Adaptation that We
Recommend
An Example of an Adaptation
Conclusion
What Do You Think?
Tasks
Further Reading
References
5 The Development of Materials
Introduction
How Writers Write
Principled Development of Materials
Practical Guidance to Writers in the Literature
Recommendations for Developing Materials
Conclusion
What Do You Think?
Task
Further Reading
References
6 The Process of Publishing Coursebooks
Introduction
Kinds of Textbooks
The Development Process of Coursebooks
Global Coursebooks
Local Coursebooks
Factors that We Believe will Help Successful Development of a
Coursebook
Conclusion
What Do You Think?
Task
Further Reading
References
7 Developing Digital Materials
Introduction
What Does Research Say about the Effectiveness of ICT in
Language Education?
Diverse Levels of Digital Adoption in Education
Are Digital Materials Better at Facilitating Second-Language
Acquisition?
What Are the Strengths and Weaknesses of Digital Materials?
A Summary of the Potential Benefits and Problems of Using
Digital Materials
Our Recommendations for Using and Developing Digital
Materials
Conclusion
What Do You Think?
Tasks
Further Reading
References
8 Developing Materials for the Acquisition of Language
Introduction
The Acquisition of Grammatical Competence
The Acquisition of Lexical Competence
The Acquisition of Pragmatic Competence
Tasks
Further Reading
References
9 Developing Materials for the Development of Skills
Introduction
Skills and Strategies
Towards Unification of Current Thinking in Different Strands
of Disciplines for Developing Materials for the Four Skills
What the Literature Says About Materials for Skills
Development
Our Recommendations on Developing Materials for the Four
Modes of Communication
What Do You Think?
Tasks
Further Reading
References
10 Developing Materials for Young Learners
Introduction
The Literature
Our Recommendations for Developing and Using Materials for
Young Learners
Conclusion
What do You Think?
Tasks
Further Reading
References