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Ian McGrath
PhD (Applied Linguistics), 1997. University of Edinburgh. Title: Evaluating inservice courses for language teachers.
MLitt (Applied Linguistics), 1987. University of Edinburgh. Title: Critical review of
second language acquisition research:1960-1985.
Postgraduate Certificate in Education (TEFL) with distinction in Practical Test, 1971.
Institute of Education, University of London.
MA (Cantab.) 1970
BA English, 1966Downing College, Cambridge

McGrath, I. (forthcoming, 2013) Teaching Materials and the Roles of EFL/ESL

Teachers: Practice and Theory.Bloomsbury (formerly Continuum).
McGrath, I. (forthcoming, 2013) Materials Evaluation & Design for Language
Teaching(2nd ed.) Edinburgh University Press.
McGrath, I and Bailey, S.2009. Bridging programmes: preparation for undergraduate
study through the medium of English an international perspective. Reading:
Centre for British Teachers (pp 43).
McGrath, I. 2002. Materials Evaluation and Design for LanguageTeaching.
Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. Edinburgh Textbooks in Applied
Linguistics Series. Length: 310 pp. ISBN 0 7486 13307
[nominated in 2003 for annual book prize of British Association of Applied
Sinclair, B., McGrath, I. and Lamb, T. (eds) 2000. Learner Autonomy, Teacher
Autonomy: Future Directions. A critical appraisal of autonomy in teaching and
learning.London: Prentice Hall. Length:138 pp. ISBN 0 582 42963
Trappes-Lomax, H. and McGrath, I. (eds) 1999. Theory in Language Teacher
Education. London: Prentice Hall. Length: 192 pp. ISBN 058242961 7.
McGrath, I. (ed.) 1997. Learning to Train. London: Prentice Hall. Length: 232 pp
Howard, R. and McGrath, I. (eds) 1995. Distance Education for Language Teachers:
a UK Perspective. Clevedon, Avon: Multilingual Matters. Length: 209 pp.

Hu, Z. and McGrath, I. 2011. Innovation in higher education in China: are teachers
ready to integrate ICT in English language teaching? Technology, Pedagogy and
Education20.1: 41-59 (19pp)
Zhang, Y. and McGrath, I. 2009. Teacher-student relationships in an international
baccalaureate school in China. Journal of Research in International Education
8.2: 164-90 (19 pp)

Sinclair, B. and McGrath, I. 2008. Training e-tutors to support reflection in online

learners. Malaysian Journal of Distance Education 10.2: 51-69 (19 pp)
McGrath, I., Chen, Z. and Sinclair, B. 2007. Designing an innovative online course in
language teaching methodology for middle school teachers of English in China:
encouraging learner and teacherautonomy. In Spencer-Oatey, H. (ed.) eLearningInitiatives in China: Pedagogy, Policy and Culture. Hong Kong: Hong
Kong University Press: 57-77 (21 pp)
development.International Journal of Learning 12.4: 43-54 (12 pp).
McGrath, I. 2006. Using insights from teachers metaphors. Journal of Educationfor
Teaching 32.3: 403-17 (15 pp)
McGrath, I. 2006.Teacher and learner images for coursebooks. ELT Journal 60.2:
171-80 (20 pp)
Gu, Y., Hall, C., McGrath, I. and Sinclair, B. 2005. Developing resources for MA in eELT. In Gu, Y. (ed.) Exploring Online Education. Beijing: Foreign Language
Teaching and Research Press
McGrath, I. 2004. The representation of people in educational materials. RELC
Journal 35.3: 349-56 (8 pp)
McGrath, I. and Lai, W. 2004. 'Learning' and lexicography. In Chan, S.-W. (ed.)
Translation and Bilingual Dictionaries'.Lexicographica Series Maior, Band 1.
Germany: Max Niemeyer Verlag: 71-87 (17 pp)
McGrath, I. 2000. Teacher autonomy. In Sinclair, B., McGrath, I. and Lamb, T. (eds)
Teacher Autonomy: Future Directions. A critical appraisal of autonomy in
teaching and learning:100-110 (11 pp)
McGrath, I. 1995. Some thoughts on evaluation in project design. In British Council.
1995. Evaluation in Planning and Managing Language Education Projects.
Second PRODESS Colloquium. Manchester: The British Council: 15-20 (6 pp).
Lynch, T. and McGrath, I.1993. Teaching bibliographic documentation skills. English
for Specific Purposes 12.3: 219-238
McGrath, I. 1979. What you need to know about testing. In Holden, S. (ed.) 1979.
Teacher Training. Modern English Publications: 35-41 (7 pp)
McGrath, I. 1975. Writing: function and form. LevendeTalen (Holland) 311: 161-75
(16 pp)
McGrath, I. 1974. Language skills and language teachers. English Language Teaching
(now ELT Journal) 28.4: 296-299 (4 pp)