Benefits of using Coursebooks Coherent syllabus. Authors are well-known methodologists. Satisfactory language control. Resource materials: CD-ROM, DVD, CDs. Teacher’s guides with extra resources or activities. Students view progress as they proceed through different units.
Restrictions: They may impose contents and learning styles. Units and lessons follow the same format/ boring. They may be culturally inappropriate .
OPTIONS DIY approach. Or USING A TEXTBOOK: We can use them critically and use the OMIT REPLACE strategies.
Using the Coursebook Teachers may change some activities: Add Rewrite Replace activities Re-order Reduce (*) Practical on textbook assessment.