This course explores ways of teaching reading skills in English as Second and Foreign Language (ESL/EFL) using a task-based approach. You will be introduced to the concept of task and the key principles of task-based language teaching (TBLT) and learning. TBLT uses communicative tasks as the key unit for creating language learning activities. You will also examine the role of reading in real-life and in second and foreign language teaching and current thinking about the interface between TBLT and second language reading. You will explore how TBLT and teaching second language reading can be successfully integrated in practice through analysing task-based reading materials. The course culminates in creating task-based materials for teaching reading in your own language teaching contexts.
Teaching EFL/ESL Reading: A Task Based ApproachUniversity of London
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TOP REVIEWS FROM TEACHING EFL/ESL READING: A TASK BASED APPROACH
This course is awesome. I enjoyed every bit of it. It was highly engaging and a good recommendation for learning how to teach reading comprehension to L2 learners. Kudo's!
I really enjoyed the course. It was well taught and I learned a lot about how to construct and teach a "task-based" lesson.
The concepts related to Task Based Approach are explained very well, using very simple language. This makes learning easy and effective.
AS we know reading is a real challenge in classroom, but thank to this course we can take many ideas to follow in our schools.
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