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Teachers Exploring Tasks in English Language Teaching (Paperback)

Teachers Exploring Tasks in English Language Teaching (Paperback) ISBN: 9781403945570
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Teachers Exploring Tasks in English Language Teaching (Paperback)

Author: Edwards, C & Willis, J (Eds)
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781403945570
Publication Date: 2005
Level: Native Speaker / Teacher
Publishers' UK Price: £64.99
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This book was written for language teachers by language teachers, with a view to encouraging readers to use more tasks in their lessons, and to explore for themselves various aspects of task-based teaching and learning. It gives insights into ways in which tasks can be designed, adapted and implemented in a range of teaching contexts and illustrates ways in which tasks and task-based learning can be investigated as a research activity. Practising language teachers and student professionals on MA....
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TESOL/Applied Linguistics courses will find this a rich resource of varied experience in the classroom and a stimulus to their own qualitative studies.
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About the Contributors
List of Abbreviations
Acknowledgements
INTRODUCTION; Aims and Explorations into Tasks and Task-based Teaching; J.Willis
Task-based Language Learning and Teaching: Theories and Applications; A.Shehadeh
PART 1: IMPLEMENTING TASK-BASED LEARNING: CONTEXTS AND PURPOSES
Developing from PPP to TBL: A Focused Grammar Task; L.Loumpourdi
Integrating Task-based Learning Into a Business English Programme; P.Pullin-Stark
Language as Topic: Learner-teacher Invest....
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igation of Concordances; R.Sheehan
Storytelling with Low Level Learners: Developing Narrative Tasks; P.Kiernan
Adding Tasks to Textbooks for Beginner Learners; T.Muller
Using Language-focused Learning Journals on a Task-based Course; J.Moser
PART 2: EXPLORING TASK INTERACTION: HELPING LEARNERS DO BETTER
Exam-oriented Tasks: Transcripts, Turn-Taking and Backchanelling; M.Leedham
Training Young Learners in Meaning Negotiation Skills: Does it Help?; S-M. Lee
Task Repetition with 10-year-old Children; A.Pinter
Collaborative Tasks for Cross-cultural Communication; D.Coulson
PART 3: EXPLORING TASK LANGUAGE: LEXICAL PHRASES AND PATTERNS
Interactive Lexical Phrases in Pair Interview Tasks; J.Hobbs
Multi-word Chunks in Oral Tasks; M.Baigent
Can We Predict Language Items for Open Tasks?; D.Cox
PART 4: INVESTIGATING VARIABLES: TASK CONDITIONS AND TASK TYPES
Fighting Fossilization: Language at the Task Versus Report Stages; C.Johnston
Story-telling: Effects of Planning, Repetition and Context; W.Essig
The Effect of Pre-task Planning Time on Task-based Performance; A.Djapoura
Balancing Fluency, Accuracy and Complexity Through Task Characteristics; G.Birch
Quality Interaction and Types of Negotiation in Problem-solving and Jigsaw Tasks; G.Poupore
EPILOGUE: Teachers Exploring Research; C.Edwards
References
Index
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