Kansai University:

Current issues in Task-Based Language Teaching

Date: Saturday, June 15th, 2002 Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Speaker: Michael Long, University of Hawaii Manoa

This presentation will provide a brief overview of the six stages in the design, implementation, and evaluation of a genuinely task-based language teaching program: needs and means analysis; syllabus design; materials design; methodology and pedagogy; testing; and evaluation. Problems in TBLT will then be discussed, along with some current research designed to solve them. Mike Long is Professor of Applied Linguistics, Department of Second Language Studies, University of Hawai'i at Manoa.

Organization: Kansai University

Cost: free

Venue: Kansai University, Iwasaki Kinen Kan, Multi Purpose Room 401. 3-3-35 Yamate-cho, Suita-shi, Osaka 564-8680. (5 minute walk from Kandai-mae Station on the Hankyu Senri Line)

Location: Suita City, Osaka Prefecture, Japan


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Website: www.kansai-u.ac.jp/English/index-e.htm

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