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#TBLTChat 9: Sourcing texts

The amazing James Venner has put together a Storify summary for #TBLTChat 9 on sourcing texts. Thanks! Advertisements

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#TBLTChat 7 РNeeds Analysis & Syllabus Design: summary 

The excellent Sarah Priestley has Storified our chat. Find it here.  Update: The esteemed Laura Edwards has done a talk on negotiated syllabus design and task-based learning at the ELT Ireland Conference 2017. Her slides are here. 

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#TBLTChat 5: Practical ways to Focus on Form during the task cycle – Summary

What a corker this chat was. Myles kicked us off with a spot of pre-reading by Michael Long on Focus on Form (and FormS, and the difference). You should basically know that a Focus on Form is: a focus on … Continue reading

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#TBLTChat 4: Problems and Strategies

There were a few more people involved in this #TBLTChat than last time, possibly because this was a case of addressing problems in the TBLT classroom (and TSLT classroom). This is what a lot of people want out of CPD, … Continue reading

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#TBLTChat 3: Pretasks and supporting tasks

This was a tiny chat, a mere 26 tweets, a mere 5 tweeters including me. Perhaps holiday times/start of the term are not conducive to Twitter chats. Who knows? Anyhow. Anthony Ash (@Ashowski) asked what a pretask was, which Sarah … Continue reading

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#TBLTchat 2: Materials

Wow! Such a marvellous #TBLTchat in the last 24 hours or whatever it was. It spurred on a lot of creative thought; we now have a Padlet for resources relevant to #TBLTchat and we also have a nascent wiki list … Continue reading

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#TBLTchat 1: How do you use Task-Based Language Teaching?

Amazing. After a (scarily) quiet start on an Asian morning to a brisk European afternoon and then an American evening to wind down we had a great first #TBLTchat. Here we are, all Storified. We covered task resources, authenticity, L1 … Continue reading

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