Curriculum Development in Language Teaching

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Cambridge University Press, Mar 12, 2001 - Education - 321 pages
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This text provides a systematic introduction to the issues involved in planning, developing, and managing effective language programs. The paperback edition provides a systematic introduction to the issues involved in developing, managing, and evaluating effective second and foreign language programs and teaching materials. 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.
 

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Front Cover
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curriculum development
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Changing needs for foreign languages
26
One of the basic assumptions of curriculum development is that
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of problems
84
Indicate how often you have difficulty with each of the
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4 Situation analysis
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Appendix 1 Situation analysis profile
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6 Course planning and
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Appendix 2 Description of performance levels writing adapted by Paltridge
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some detail and
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7 Providing for effective teaching
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242 Chapter 7
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11 Which aspects of the course were most useful?
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8 The role and design of
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9 Approaches to evaluation
286

5 Planning goals and
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Second Language Writing
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