Course Content (Syllabus)
As part of this course, we will examine the characteristics of various syllabi available and consider whether the teaching materials comply with the underlying principles of a particular syllabus. Participants will have the opportunity to design the teaching materials based on a chosen syllabus.
Additional bibliography for study
Breen, M. P. and Littlejohn, A. (2000) Classroom decision-making: negotiation and process syllabuses in practice. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Johnson, K. (1982) Communicative syllabus design and methodology. Oxford: Pergamon.
Johnson, R. K. (1989) The second language curriculum. Cambridge: Cambridge U.P.
Weir, C. J. and Roberts, J. (1994) Evaluation in ELT. Oxford: Blackwell.
Markee, N. (1997) Managing curricular innovation. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Lewis, M. (2002) Implementing the lexical approach: putting theory into practice. Boston, MA: Thomson/Heinle.
Van Lier, L. (1996) Interaction in the language curriculum: awareness, autonomy, and authenticity. London: Longman.
Nunan, D. (1988) Syllabus design. Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.
White, R. V. (1988) The ELT curriculum: design, innovation and management. Oxford: Blackwell.
Willis, D. (1990) The lexical syllabus: a new approach to language teaching. London: Collins ELT.
Willis, J. (1996) A framework for task-based learning. Harlow: Longman.
Yalden, J. (1983) The communicative syllabus: evolution, design and implementation. Oxford: Pergamon.