Milestones in ELT

A series of classic texts from the British Council, made available online to celebrate the British Council's 75th and 80th anniversaries.

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Culture and the language classroom

This 1990 collection of papers looks at contexts of language teaching from educational and cultural perspectives, starting from the premise that language teaching is not 'value free or transparent'.

ELT textbooks and materials: problems in evaluation and development

This frequently cited 1987 publication focuses on textbooks designed for use by English language learners, and dictionaries. A range of authors explore different theoretical and applied aspects of textbook production and evaluation. They discuss teaching materials from various perspectives, including those of learners, teachers, course designers, editors, reviewers and teacher trainers.

The University of Malaya English for special purposes project

In this 1980 book, contributors involved in a seven year old University of Malaya English for Special Purposes project (UMESPP) describe various aspects of the project, which was devoted particularly to the development of academic reading abilities.

Research and insight

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