1. Read J. Richards Chapter 6 (53 pages) and based on your reading, 2. Compare two or more textbooks for the same area (e.g., writing, speaking, listening) and for learners of the same level. (You can find many ELT textbooks in our library) 3. Describe how similar/different are the syllabuses in each book? 4. Examine the teacher’s books for each course. What justification do the authors of each book provide for the kind of syllabus they employ? 5. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the authors? What are the advantages and disadvantages can you see for the type of syllabus employed?