The Evaluation on Unit 7 of 9th Grade English Coursebook Published by PEP from Skills
Volume 6, Issue 3, May 2017, Pages: 120-124
Received: Apr. 4, 2017;
Accepted: Apr. 20, 2017;
Published: Jun. 7, 2017
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Huang Xiao-jie, Department of Information Construction, Academy of National Defense Information, Wuhan, China
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Coursebook plays an important role in English language teaching. It not only offers teacher curriculum aims and contents, but also guides teacher's teaching and students' learning. Nowadays, the wealth of published materials for English language teaching available on the market makes selecting the right coursebook a challenging task. So to make effective evaluation on coursebook depending on certain evaluation criteria is of essential importance. Firstly this paper makes a brief introduction of the evaluated coursebook and the evaluation criteria. Then it makes evaluation on four skills of Unit 7 in the coursebook. Lastly it makes a conclusion on the evaluation.
Evaluation, English Coursebook, Skills
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The Evaluation on Unit 7 of 9th Grade English Coursebook Published by PEP from Skills, Education Journal.
Vol. 6, No. 3,
2017, pp. 120-124.
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