Okayama JALT:

Task-based learning in a themed context

Date: Saturday, January 16th, 2010 Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Speaker: Marcos Benevides

Task-based language teaching (TBLT) represents the evolution of communicative language teaching into a more structured performance-based approach. Gone is the day when anything-goes "free conversation" passed for language teaching; instead, TBLT's emphasis on achieving clear, quantifiable, authentic goals allows students to gauge their strengths and weaknesses in meaningful ways, boosting motivation and the possibility for a sustained virtuous cycle of language learning.

Organization: Okayama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching (Okayama JALT)

Cost: JALT Members: free
Non-members: 500 yen

Venue: Okayama Chuo-kominkan map

Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture, Japan


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