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A practical tool for evaluating the potential of esol textbooks to promote learning transfer mark a james arizona state university for teaching english to. 1 introductionthe role of textbooks in the efl/esl classroomalthough textbooks are seen as an. Textbooks provide novice teachers with guidance in course and activity design it assures a measure of structure, consistency, and logical progression in a class. Since then, support for an evaluation of textbooks for their match to benchmarks and standards has grown for example, the national education goals panel. Educational inquiry, measurement, and evaluation program, byu doctor of philosophy the cost of textbooks is a financial burden on many.
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