Second Language Acquisition and Task-Based Language Teaching

Product Number: EB00595774
Released: Mar 01, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118882214
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Description

This book offers an in-depth explanation of Task-Based Language Teaching (TBLT) and the methods necessary to implement it in the language classroom successfully. -Combines a survey of theory and research in instructed second language acquisition (ISLA) with insights from language teaching and the philosophy of education -Details best practice for TBLT programs, including discussion of learner needs and means analysis; syllabus design; materials writing; choice of methodological principles and pedagogic procedures; criterion-referenced, task-based performance assessment; and program evaluation -Written by an esteemed scholar of second language acquisition with over 30 years of research and classroom experience -Considers diffusion of innovation in education and the potential impact of TBLT on foreign and second language learning

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Author(s): Mike Long
Genre: Language Arts
Original Publish Date: Jul 31, 2014

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