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Title Authenticity in materials development for language learning / edited by Alan Maley and Brian Tomlinson
Published Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2017


Description 1 online resource (vi, 263 pages) : illustrations
Contents 'Authenticity 2.0' : reconceptualising 'authenticity' in the digital era / Freda Mishan -- Introducing curriculum authenticity / Bazma Bouziri -- Principled application of authenticity as an alternative teaching paradigm for Pakistani ESL classrooms / Asma Aftab -- A discussion of global Englishes and materials development / Claudia Saraceni -- Teacher authenticity and emergent classroom needs : the case of EFL in Iran / Amir Hossein Sarkeshikian -- How do writers evaluate potentially usable authentic materials? / Tony Waterman -- ELT textbook evaluation : the philosophy-based language teaching approach / Sasan Baleghizadeh and Zahra Javidanmehr -- Evaluating authenticity in spoken discourse : the case of Português XXI 1 / Sofia Martinho -- Soap operas as models of authentic conversations : implications for materials design / Christian Jones -- Purposeful sampling of the use of authentic EAP teaching and learning materials in a South African university setting / Junia Ngoepe -- Authentic materials to fulfil workplace requirements for Vietnamese graduates / Vo Thi Hong Le -- 'Gone with the wind' as text in the integrated English course in China : voices from the teacher and the students / Yi Yong -- Teachers' use of materials for cultural elements lessons through coursebooks in EFL classrooms / Saw Thanda Swe -- Authentic video : using a text-driven approach / Marie McCullagh
Summary "This volume makes a unique contribution to the literature on materials development for language learning. It focuses on issues related to authenticity in materials development and includes research-based position statements, applications of theory to practice and developments of theory from observed practice. Each paper concentrates on a different aspect of authenticity and many of them introduce the reader to previously unexplored facets of authenticity. The chapters are sequenced so that the book moves from general discussion about the value of authenticity to reports of evaluations of authenticity to reports of the exploitation of authenticity in specific learning contexts. Many questions are raised, much revealing data is reported and analysed, and many pedagogic suggestions are made. The contributions here have been written so that they are of potential value to teachers, to materials developers, to post-graduate students and to researchers. They are written to be academically rigorous, but at the same time to be accessible to newcomers to the field and to experienced experts alike."-- Back cover
Notes "This book is a development from the MATSDA/University of Liverpool Conference on Authenticity and L2 Materials Development held at the University of Liverpool on June 18th-19th, 2016"--Preface
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed November 9, 2017)
Subject Language and languages -- Study and teaching -- Congresses
Teaching -- Aids and devices -- Congresses
Second language acquisition -- Study and teaching -- Congresses
Language acquisition -- Congresses
English language teaching (ELT)
Applied linguistics for ELT.
ELT: learning material & coursework.
FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY -- Multi-Language Phrasebooks.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Alphabets & Writing Systems.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Grammar & Punctuation.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Linguistics -- General.
Language acquisition
Language and languages -- Study and teaching
Second language acquisition -- Study and teaching
Teaching -- Aids and devices
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings
Form Electronic book
Author Maley, Alan, 1937- editor.
Tomlinson, Brian, 1943- editor.
Materials Development Association (Great Britain)
MATSDA/University of Liverpool Conference on Authenticity and L2 Materials Development (2016 : University of Liverpool)
ISBN 9781527504271