Novelty of the research:
An authentic model for the research was made as the two-
dimensional focus of the textbook analysis.
There is a practical significance of the research. Teachers,
learners, as well as textbook developers can benefit from the
Only 4 % are prosody-based exercises
No convincing data that prosody is integrated into the tasks of
the New Headway Student’s Book was found during the
1) asking and answering the
questions; 2) conversation
exercises, 3) discussions
(based mostly on grammar
There is lack of role-playing
activities - only 7 tasks.
asking/answering the questions
In conclusion, the hypothesis has been proved. The clash
between the theory and practice was revealed. Also an in-depth
analysis of a multi-facated problem was done.
The research has to be continued by carrying out research of
other EFL textbooks available in the market.