publication . Article . 2016

An Evaluation of Effective Communication Skills Coursebook

Shameem Ahmed;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jun 2016 Journal: Advances in Language and Literary Studies, volume 7, issue 3, pages 57-70 (issn: 2203-4714, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Australian International Academic Centre PTY. LTD.
Abstract
In Communicative Language Teaching situation, role of material is not only important but also inevitable. In the traditional context of English teaching textbooks are considered the main source of materials. This paper will provide an evaluation of Effective Communication Skills (ECS) coursebook that has been introduced as a pilot project implemented in 2011 by the Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia. For the current study, data has been collected on the basis of materials study, and questionnaires. The qualitative analysis has been conducted with a total sample of around 214 students, and 3 instructors. The results show that in spite of some shortcomings, th...
Subjects
ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDEDUCATION
free text keywords: lcsh:Language and Literature, lcsh:P, lcsh:Language. Linguistic theory. Comparative grammar, lcsh:P101-410
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