Textbook Evaluation: EFL Teachers’ Perspectives on “New Interchange”

Mohammad Javad Riasati, Pezhman Zare

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The present study aims at evaluating New Interchange Series, which is widely used in language classrooms in Iran. The purpose of this research project is to determine the overall pedagogical value and suitability of the series. Thirty-five Iranian EFL teachers comprising males and females participated in this study. The instrument employed in the study was a textbook evaluation questionnaire developed by Litz (2000). Descriptive statistics were carried out to interpret the data. The findings showed that most teachers have similar opinions with regard to the effectiveness and suitability of the series. Results also demonstrated that the series suffer from a number of weak points that require teachers’ awareness and consideration. Key words: Textbook; Textbook evaluation; New Interchange Series; Iranian EFL teachers

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968%2Fj.sll.1923156320100108.007

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