This is not a post about whether coursebooks are a good idea or not.
This is a post from somebody who uses coursebooks every day.
This is a post from somebody who regular says ‘Why?! Why would they do that?’
It’s written to publishers and materials writers.
It’s a request for minor tweaks that would make using coursebooks just that tiny bit smoother.
And for occasional major changes that would make me more likely to use your coursebook (series) again and recommend it to other people.
I don’t believe many of them should cost that much extra money, just a little more thought. Do tell me which things might not work because they would be too expensive. It’s important for those of us who use your books to understand why certain things are or are not done/included.
They are borne out of both my own experience, and comments I have…
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