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International Perspectives on Materials in ELT

  • Sue Garton
  • Kathleen Graves

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Materials in ELT: Current Issues

    1. Sue Garton, Kathleen Graves
      Pages 1-15
  3. Global and Local Materials

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 17-17
    2. Jack C. Richards
      Pages 19-36
    3. Mario López-Barrios, Elba Villanueva de Debat
      Pages 37-52
  4. Materials in the Classroom

  5. Materials and Technology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 157-157
    2. Arifa Rahman, Tanya Cotter
      Pages 159-177
    3. Fabrizio Maggi, Maurizia Cherubin, Enrique García Pascual
      Pages 198-215
  6. Materials and Teacher Education

About this book


This book brings together different perspectives on ELT materials from a range of international contexts and a variety of educational settings. All the chapters are underpinned by sound theoretical principles while addressing practical concerns and debates in materials design and use.


ELT materials coursebooks technology CLIL communication English English language Integration Japanese Japanisch Language Learning teacher education

Editors and affiliations

  • Sue Garton
    • 1
  • Kathleen Graves
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Languages and Social SciencesAston UniversityUK
  2. 2.School of EducationUniversity of MichiganUSA

About the editors

Denise M. de Abreu-e-Lima, Universidade Federal de São Carlos, Brazil Eliane H. Augusto-Navarro, Universidade Federal de São Carlos, Brazil Esther G. Bosompem, Ghana Institute of Languages Maurizia Cherubin, English teacher, Italy Tanya Cotter, British Council in Libya. Enrique García Pascual, University of Zaragoza, Spain Josie Guiney Igielski, English teacher, USA Simon Humphries, Doshisha University, Japan Mario López Barrios, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina Fabrizio Maggi, University of Pavia, Italy Hayat Messekher, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Bouzaréah, Algiers Apiwan Nuangpolmak, Chulalongkorn University Language Institute, Thailand Luciana C. de Oliveira, Columbia University, USA Patricia Pashby, University of Oregon, USA Joe Pereira, British Council in Portugal Arifa Rahman, English teacher, Bangladesh Jack Richards, University of Sydney, Australia Kristjan Seferaj, Aston University, UK Bonny Tibbitts, University of Oregon, USA Elba Villanueva de Debat, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina

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