G-LSUD3 ApLing451 Evaluation and Organization of Teaching Materials

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This course focuses on the following areas: evaluation and supplementation of currently used foreign language coursebooks with materials designed according to the learners’ age, needs, and level. To be more specific, the course will (i) provide an introduction to materials evaluation in order to enable prospective teachers to select or even adapt coursebook materials in ways which are appropriate in particular teaching contexts and (ii) relate materials design to current practices in ELT methodology. The course will look at materials designed for various age groups (i.e. young learners, teenagers and adults) and various proficiency levels. By the end of this course, the participants will be able to (i) understand a variety of techniques for evaluating materials, (ii) make informed choices about appropriate teaching materials, (iii) adapt teaching materials for a particular teaching situation. Recommended reading: Is there a course textbook? Yes Is there a list of readings? Yes Assessment methods: Final exam


Teaching hours: 3 | Credits: 3 | ECTS: 6

Winter Monday16:00 18:30417 Sougari Areti-Maria