A Practical Guide to Task-Based Learning (TBL)
You can buy this Course for $ 49 or try Demo first
About the course
Adults, Teenagers, Young learners
Task-based learning is a different way to teach languages. It can help students by placing them in life-like situations where oral communication is essential for completing a specific task.
Task-based learning is an approach that makes learners use their skills at their current level and helps develop language through its use. They focus on achieving a goal, and language becomes a necessary tool for it.
In this course we will:
- look at the principles behind TBL
- introduce you to the TBL lesson framework
- learn how to adapt coursebook materials and supplement them with TBL tasks.
You will get equipped with learning activities for each phase of the TBL lesson, learn about the teacher's role and some practical ways of introducing new language.
This course will allow you to implement TBL in your classroom in the most effective and efficient way.
Course Program (in Ukrainian)Download PDF
- Lesson frameworks
- Teaching online
What's in the course?
Variety of inputs
Interesting texts, video lectures and tutorials, audio tracks to keep you engaged
A lesson plan and a video-demo with the lesson transcript so that you can see how the TBL is realised
Variety of practice tasks
To help you better understand the concepts and immediately implement new knowledge and skills including multiple choice questions, matching, true/false, open questions, gapped texts, quizzes, summaries
Comments from teachers and students to present common problems and ways to address them, and help you evaluate and improve your teaching
WIth checklists and templates to keep the new knowledge organised and to give you the opportunity to return to it when needed
To track your progress and a must if you would like to receive a certificate
For further reading and study
This course consists of integral units that should be done in a strict order. Within each unit, the tasks follow a strict order and should be done one by one.
Understanding the basics of TBL
The pre-task phase and its implementation
The task cycle
Focus on language
Common problems and practical solutions
— be better aware of the principles behind TBL
— have been introduced to the TBL framework through:
- analyzing the pre-task phase and learning activities
- analyzing the task phase, its learning activities and the teacher’s role
- analyzing the language focus phase and practical ways of introducing new language
The skills you will learn:
- implementing principles of TBL into practice
- creating learning activities in accordance with TBL approach
- using practical ways of introducing new language
- adapting coursebook materials and supplement them with TBL tasks
Based on the results of the final test you will get:
0–69% — Certificate of Attendance
70–89% — Certificate of Completion
90–100% — Certificate of Completion with Merit
Certificate will appear in your Profile.