Book review: Investigating tasks in formal language learning

Durairajan, Geetha (2017) Book review: Investigating tasks in formal language learning. Language and Language Teaching, 6 (2). pp. 73-74. ISSN 2277-307X

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Tasks have been used in English classrooms in some parts of the world for more than twenty five years. But as teachers in schools and colleges in most SAARC countries we use them only once in a while, to get students to engage with texts in an authentic manner or write something that is genuine and closer to what they would do with such language in their lives. Most teachers, particularly in the Indian context, would state that they spend a lot of their time teaching prescribed content.

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: Durairajan, Geetha
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Pedagogy, Curriculum, Categorization, Classification.
Subjects: Language
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University Publications > Language and Language Teaching
Full Text Status: Public
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