Materials is a general term to describe the TEFL coursebooks and exercises used in teaching English. The author of such is known as a Materials Writer.
Materials can include:
various exercises & activities
The TEFL industry today is massive and worth billions of dollars around the world and much of this is…
Michael Swan – who describes himself as a “freelance writer” – is most well known as an established TEFL writer specializing in reference and teaching materials.
His Practical English Usage is regarded as something of a grammar bible and many ESL teachers swear by it.
His interests include pedagogic grammar, mother-tongue influence in second language acquisition, and the relationship between applied linguistic theory and classroom language-teaching…