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Long, Mike

Second Language Acquisition and Task-Based Language Teaching

Long, Mike - Second Language Acquisition and Task-Based Language Teaching, ebook

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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

Keywords: Second Language Acquisition, Language teaching, SLA, research, TESOL, methodology, L2, language aptitude, ISLA, TBLT, theory, philosophy of education, pedagogy, second language learning, needs analysis, applied linguistics, language education, language programs, EFL, ESL, psycholinguistics

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
456 pages
Category
Languages
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118882214
Printed ISBN
9780470658949

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