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Task-based language learning and teaching

By: Ellis, Rod.
Series: Oxford applied linguistics. Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2003Edition: Indian edition.Description: x, 387 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780198070702.Subject(s): Applied linguistics - study & teaching | Language teaching and learningDDC classification: 418.0071
Contents:
Contents Tasks in SLA and language pedagogy -- Tasks, listening comprehension, and SLA -- Tasks, interaction, and SLA -- Tasks, production, and language acquisition -- Focused tasks and SLA -- Sociocultural SLA and tasks -- Designing task-based language courses -- The methodology of task-based teaching -- Task-based assessment -- Evaluating task-based pedagogy -- Glossary.
Summary: "This book explores the relationship between research, teaching, and tasks, and seeks to clarify the issues raised by recent work in this field. The book shows how research and task-based teaching can mutually inform each other and illuminate the areas of task-based course design, methodology, and testing. The author brings an accessible style and broad scope to an area of contemporary importance to both SLA and language pedagogy."--Jacket.
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Award : Shortlisted for Ben Warren International House Trust Prize 2004.

Contents Tasks in SLA and language pedagogy --
Tasks, listening comprehension, and SLA --
Tasks, interaction, and SLA --
Tasks, production, and language acquisition --
Focused tasks and SLA --
Sociocultural SLA and tasks --
Designing task-based language courses --
The methodology of task-based teaching --
Task-based assessment --
Evaluating task-based pedagogy --
Glossary.

"This book explores the relationship between research, teaching, and tasks, and seeks to clarify the issues raised by recent work in this field. The book shows how research and task-based teaching can mutually inform each other and illuminate the areas of task-based course design, methodology, and testing. The author brings an accessible style and broad scope to an area of contemporary importance to both SLA and language pedagogy."--Jacket.

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