نوع مقاله : علمی- پژوهشی

نویسندگان

1 دانشیار گروه زبان انگلیسی، دانشگاه شهرکرد

2 کارشناس‌ارشدآموزش‌زبان‌انگلیسی‌دانشگاه‌شهرکرد

چکیده

اهمیت و ضرورت ارزش‌یابی مطالب آموزشی زبان دوم یا خارجی بر صاحب‌نظران و متخصصان فن کاملاً آشکار است. با توجه به نقش مهم دستور زبان در یادگیری زبان دوم و ظهور رویکردها و مفاهیم جدید در این ‌باره، پژوهش حاضر بر آن است تا کتاب انگلیسی هفتم از دورة اول متوسطه به نام پراسپکت 1 (Prospect 1) از سری مجموعة «انگلیسی برای مدارس» را بر اساس تحلیلی کیفی از منظر «مهارت دستوری» لارسن ـ فریمن نقد و بررسی کند. نتایج نشان می‌دهد که کتاب مد نظر در مقایسه با کتاب‌های پیشین هم‌سطحش، از آموزش سنتی دستور زبان فاصله گرفته و گامی رو به جلو در راستای مهارت ـ محور کردن آن برداشته است. با این حال ظاهراً در برخی از جنبه‌ها، از جمله فراهم کردن بافت‌های اجتماعی ملموس‌تر و دوری کردن از تمرین‌های مکانیکی و ملال‌آور رایج در شیوه‌های سنتی پیش‌رفت درخور ملاحظه‌ای نداشته است.

کلیدواژه‌ها

عنوان مقاله [English]

Probing Iranian Seventh-Grade English Coursebook from a Grammaring Perspective: Evaluation of a Change

نویسندگان [English]

  • Azizullah Mirzaei 1
  • Farzaneh Taheri 2

چکیده [English]

The importance and the exigency to evaluate second or foreign language teaching materials are largely recognized among the experts in the field. In addition, the significant role of grammar in second language acquisition and the emergence of various new concepts and approaches to teaching this aspect of language cannot be denied. The current study, therefore, attempts a qualitative evaluation of the Iranian Schools Seventh Grade English book, that is, Prospect 1 English for Schools Series, from the perspective of Larsen-Freeman’s concept of grammaring. The results revealed that compared with former books of the same grade, the above-mentioned book has detached from the traditional approach to grammar instruction and has taken steps forward to an ability-oriented approach. In some aspects, however, the book does not seem to proceed significantly in terms of providing more tangible social contexts for communication, and the dull mechanical exercises existing in traditional approaches seem to be still common in the book.

کلیدواژه‌ها [English]

  • Keywords: Evaluation
  • grammaring
  • seventh grade English book
  • traditional approach
  • ability-oriented approach
 
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