The course will introduce students to important aspects of materials and planning: using coursebooks, adapting & supplementing materials, and lesson planning. It will explore both the advantages and disadvantages of coursebooks, and how to approach choosing and evaluating coursebooks. Students will examine the rationale behind adapting and supplementing materials, what to consider in terms of adapting materials, and how to supplement materials in practice. Finally, the course will focus on different perspectives on a lesson, how to determine lesson aims and content, and how to sequence lesson components effectively. By the end of the course, students will have a fuller understanding of materials and planning in English Language Teaching.