Materials Evaluation

Brian Tomlinson: "Introduction: Textbooks and Materials Evaluation”, P. 343 in Basic Issues in EFL Teaching and Learning


I chose to focus on language acquisition and made a mindmap to outline the 6 principles.

The principles makes it clear to see what good material needs to be, and in my opinion is often overlooked in teaching, as the teacher just needs something that fits the given topic, and maybe doesn't have time to screen the materials properly before using them.