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From KNILT

What is Task based Language Learning?

1. Learning Theory
Use of authentic language and meaningful tasks using L2.


2. Language Theory
It segments the target language into discrete linguistic items such as: points of grammar, lexical items and functions.


3. Teacher & Students’ Role
The teacher is observer of counselor. Students are engaged and motivated in L2 tasks.


4. Techniques

  • Cooperation
  • Collaborative work
  • Exchange of ideas
  • Elicitation or brainstorming
  • Meaningful communication
  • Practical extra linguistic skill building
  • Promotion of language acquisition