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Featuring extensive updates and revisions, the 3rd edition of Materials and Methods in ELT offers a comprehensive and useful introduction to the principles and practice of teaching English as a foreign/second language. A popular and practical guide for teachers, teachers in training, and for students studying methods and materials Features a new chapter on IT in English language teaching, new samples from current teaching materials, plus new sections on assessment and feedback, and on technology for materials and methods Covers how to approach materials and methods, evaluation and adaptation, technology for materials and methods, and teaching in under-resourced classrooms Examines the different methods available to teachers for organizing and managing an ELT classroom, including group and pair work, individualization, and classroom observation
Jo McDonough was Senior Lecturer in ELT and Director of EFL at the University of Essex. Her publications include ESP in Perspective (1984) and Research Methods for English Language Teachers (with S. McDonough, 1997).
Christopher Shaw was a lecturer on the MA TESOL course in the International Academy and on several MA ELT modules in the Department of Language and Linguistics at the University of Essex. He is currently on leave to work on other projects, including a resource package for EAP teachers.
Hitomi Masuhara was Senior Lecturer and Course Director of MA ELT and Materials Development at Leeds Metropolitan University. She is a founding member and Secretary of MATSDA (Materials Development Association) and is the author of Developing Language Course Materials (with B. Tomlinson, 2004) and editor of Research for Materials Development: Evidence for Best Practice (with B. Tomlinson, 2010).