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

It was decided! We are going with Focus on Form (what learners are trying to communicate) not Focus on FormS (pre-planned teaching of discrete language points, usually prescriptive grammar). See you 18th October, midnight till 18:00 GMT. 

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#TBLTChat 4: Hip to be square

Hello one and all. Hopefully everyone has well and truly recovered from holidays and ready to get back on with some serious #TBLTChat fun. So, 20th September, from 10:00 in Australasia to 22:00 in Alaska. The question is, what are we … Continue reading

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#TBLTChat 3: Pretasks and supporting tasks

Hey! 30th August is #TBLTChat 3, just in time for back to school or ‘where were you while I was waiting for back to school?’ Let’s look at pretasks and supporting tasks, the cats that never get the cream, the … Continue reading

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#TBLTChat 3: Return of the Pedagojedi

Happy mid-August, the time after educational hibernation, when teachers end up looking for tasty educational morsels after being shut in their caves watching cat videos or reading novels as opposed to methodology books. Some of us start new academic years, … 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 2: Materials in TBLT

#TBLTchat ters, thanks a lot for your continued support. This fortnight’s chat is all about materials in TBLT. Authentic? What is authentic? Corpus-based or corpus-informed? Pedagogical-tasks? How do you get learners to access materials that might be complex? How do … Continue reading

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#TBLTChat 2: suggest a topic

So good the saga continues. The next #TBLTchat will run Tuesday 5th July from 10am Japan time to 10pm West Americas time. (Trying to hit a sweet spot: bear with me). Topics carried over to this time’s suggestions are ‘TBLT … Continue reading

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