Van Lier, L. (1996). Interaction in the Language Curriculum: Awareness, Autonomy & Authenticity. New York: Longman.

This book offers an innovative theory of language education integrating curriculum practice, research and teaching. It emphasizes the interdependence of knowledge and values and stresses the central importance of learning as a social process. Van Lier argues that moral as well as intellectual and practical principles must underlie curriculum development and everyday teaching. He presents a coherent philosophical theory as well as considering practical issues in implementation of a new language curriculum.