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.
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
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*.