Coursebook vs. Textbook

By Jaxson

  • Textbook

    A textbook is a comprehensive compilation of content in a branch of study. Textbooks are produced to meet the needs of educators, usually at educational institutions. Schoolbooks are textbooks and other books used in schools. Today, many textbooks are published in both print format and digital formats.

  • Coursebook (noun)

    A textbook, a book designed to accompany a specific academic course, or one specified by the writers of the course to be read by its students.

  • Textbook (noun)

    A coursebook, a formal manual of instruction in a specific subject, especially one for use in schools or colleges.

  • Textbook (adjective)

    Of or pertaining to textbooks or their style, especially in being dry and pedagogical; textbooky, textbooklike.

  • Textbook (adjective)

    Having the typical characteristics of some class of phenomenon, so that it might be included as an example in a textbook.


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