Ian McGrath is Associate Professor at the National Institute for Education in Singapore.
''Offers teachers and teacher trainers a practical guide for materials evaluation, adaptation, supplementation or writing, with the author adopting a pro-textbook position.'' --Journal of Language Teaching
"This second edition is a timely and welcome updating of McGrath's seminal first edition. It provides clear frameworks and practical ideas for tackling the selection of course books, adapting materials to meet learners' needs, and designing one's own materials. It will help both teachers and materials developers make principled choices when using and developing materials."--Kathleen Graves, University of Michigan