Essays about: "ELT textbooks"

Found 2 essays containing the words ELT textbooks.

  1. 1. Reading Matters : An Exploration of ELT textbooks in Sweden and their approach to reading

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Institutionen för språk, litteratur och interkultur

    Author : Alexander Berg Mattsson; [2016]
    Keywords : extensive reading; reading; ELT textbooks; second language learning; second language acquisition; teaching methodology;

    Abstract : The present thesis investigates to what extent contemporary ELT textbooks include reading materials as well as what types of texts are being used and what reading strategies they seemingly promote. Additionally, the study analyzes whether there is a noticeable discrepancy in teaching materials designed for the vocational and university preparatory and considers whether the design of the current textbook is representative of the current view of reading as a teaching tool as reflected in official policy documents. READ MORE

  2. 2. Heteronormativity in EFL textbooks

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Lisa Erlman; [2015-04-09]
    Keywords : EFL; foreign language learning; textbook; language learning; gender; gender-bias; sexuality; heteronormativity; sexism; heterosexism; engelska; läraruppsats;

    Abstract : Gender is a binary construction reinforced by language, and reinforcing heterosexuality. When learning a foreign language, one has the ability to reconstruct one’s norms and therefore acquire strategies for avoiding production of, and exposure to, heteronormative language. READ MORE