An analysis of the efl textbooks used in basic intensive English courses from 2010-2016 in the Bachelor of Arts in English with emphasis in Teaching at the University of El Salvador

Guardado Rivera, Ezer Jonathan and Álvarez Gutiérrez, Yuliana Marielos and Flamenco González, Josselyn Gabriela (2016) An analysis of the efl textbooks used in basic intensive English courses from 2010-2016 in the Bachelor of Arts in English with emphasis in Teaching at the University of El Salvador. Bachelor thesis, Universidad de El salvador.

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Abstract

This graduation project is the result of the analysis of the last three books that have been used in the Basic Intensive English course from the Foreign Language Department at the University of El Salvador 2010-2016.The research highlights the importance of selecting an adequate EFL textbook that fulfill all the student’s needs and expectations, as well as, an EFL textbook that help the teacher to reach the classes and course objectives. This report presents the description of the methodology that was used in the study including the type of research, the research approach and the research design. This report also synthesizes the main findings of the research report including the results of a survey with questionnaires answered by students from English Intermediate I courses that were in the Basic Intensive English courses, an interview developed with teachers that have experience using the books, and the results of an evaluation process to the last EFL textbooks use in the Basic Intensive English courses using two evaluative checklists selected by the research team. The survey and the EFL textbooks evaluation process are presented though graphics and the results from the interview conducted with teachers was analyzed based on the different opinion and answers the teachers shared. Moreover, it is worthy to mention that the instruments used and the population and sample that participated in the research are presented in this report. Finally, the conclusion that were created after the project was developed and some recommendations are given to the people interested in selecting the best EFL textbook for Basic Intensive English courses from the Foreign Language Departments.

Item Type: Thesis (Bachelor)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Enseñanza del idioma inglés
Subjects: 400 Lenguas > 420 Inglés e inglés antiguo
Divisions: Facultad de Ciencias y Humanidades > Licenciatura en Idioma Inglés Opción Enseñanza
Depositing User: Ernesto aviles
Date Deposited: 21 Jul 2017 16:04
Last Modified: 21 Jul 2017 16:04
URI: http://ri.ues.edu.sv/id/eprint/13613

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