“ In any case, teachers of English as a second language are on the whole more used to thinking about methodology than about syllabus design.” (Yalden, as cited in Krahnke, 1987) On Syllabus Design By Miguel Angel Carranza UES/syllabus design
When teachers and students talk in the classroom about the rules of good conduct on the playground, that is part of the curriculum.
When teachers plan their year´s work, decide what their goals for the year will be, what content they will cover, how much they will emphasize different topics, and the sequence , they are designing curriculum.
Content, or what is taught is only element of some actual teaching syllabi that include behavioral or learning objectives for students, specifications of how the content will be taught and how it will be evaluated.
To design a syllabus is to decide what gets taught and in what order. For this reason, the theory of language explicitly or implicitly underlying the language teaching method will play a major role in determining what syllabus is adopted.
A method and.. UES/syllabus design Method is the cover term for all of language teaching, from theory to practice. It is divided into the three levels: a) Approach : the theoretical components of the method… divided into theories of language and theories of learning. b) Design is divided into syllabus design and content; roles of materials; roles of learners; and roles of teachers. c) Procedure specifies the activities that are actually used in the classroom.