LINGUIST List 13.1532

Tue May 28 2002

Books: Applied Ling:Designing Language Teaching Tasks

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  1. Barnett Polly, Designing Language Teaching Tasks by Keith Johnson

Message 1: Designing Language Teaching Tasks by Keith Johnson

Date: Tue, 28 May 2002 15:34:18 +0100
From: Barnett Polly <p.barnettpalgrave.com>
Subject: Designing Language Teaching Tasks by Keith Johnson

DESIGNING LANGUAGE TEACHING TASKS
 
KEITH JOHNSON

ABOUT THE BOOK

An indispensable guide on how to prepare activities for use in the
language classroom. Using the experience of teachers and task
designers, it gives detailed information on the procedures which
designers follow and will therefore be essential reading for all those
who want to learn to write good language teaching materials.

CONTENTS
Acknowledgements
Why Study Task Design
Some Studies in Expertise
Studying Task Designers at Work
A Look at Two Designers
Designing Language Teaching Tasks: Beginnings
Designing Language Teaching Tasks: Middles and Ends
The Good Task Designer: Some Hypotheses
Evaluating and Teaching Task Design
Appendices
References
Index

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

KEITH JOHNSON is Professor of Linguistics and Language Education at
Lancaster University. His recent publications include *An Introduction
to Foreign Language Learning and Teaching* (2001), *Encyclopedic
Dictionary of Applied Linguistics*(1998), and *Language Teaching and
Skill Learning* (1996). He is the founding editor of the journal
*Language Teaching Research*.

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