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Thu Feb 02 2012

Books: Applied Linguistics/Language Documentation: East

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        1.     Paul Peranteau , Task-Based Language Teaching from the Teachers' Perspective: East


Message 1: Task-Based Language Teaching from the Teachers' Perspective: East
Date: 02-Feb-2012
From: Paul Peranteau <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: Task-Based Language Teaching from the Teachers' Perspective: East
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Title: Task-Based Language Teaching from the Teachers' Perspective
Subtitle: Insights from New Zealand
Series Title: Task-Based Language Teaching 3
Published: 2012
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: http://benjamins.com/catalog/tblt.3

Author: Martin East
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027281821 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 99.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027281821 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 149.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027207210 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 149.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027207210 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 99.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027207210 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 104.94
Paperback: ISBN: 9789027207227 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 33.00
Paperback: ISBN: 9789027207227 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 49.95
Paperback: ISBN: 9789027207227 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 34.98
Abstract:

Task-based language teaching (TBLT) is being encouraged as part of a major
overhaul of the entire school languages curriculum in New Zealand. However,
teachers often struggle with understanding what TBLT is, and how to make
TBLT work in classrooms. Using the stories that emerged from a series of
interviews with teachers (the curriculum implementers) and with advisors (the
curriculum leaders), this book highlights the possibilities for TBLT innovation in
schools. It also identifies the constraints, and proposes how these might be
addressed. The result is a book that, whilst rooted in a particular local context,
provides a valuable sourcebook of teacher stories that have relevance for a
wide range of people working in a diverse range of contexts. This book will be of
genuine interest to all those who wish to understand more about TBLT
innovation, and the opportunities and challenges it brings.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                            Language Documentation
                            Language Learning

Written In: English (eng)

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