BMA-ANGD-CAn11
Task-based Learning (A feladatalapú nyelvelsajátítás) in spring 2015
Albert Ágnes, Tue 08:30–10:00, Tue 10:15–11:45, R 438, R 438, host: DEAL (R306)
5-credit seminar, 60 h/term; strong prereq: BMA-ANGD-A1 A2 A3 A4
description & set texts
For Masters students only. PREREQUISITES: BMA-ANGD A1-4. DESCRIPTION: A relatively new framework of interpretation of how language learning occurs is task based language learning (TBLL). The aim of this seminar is to familiarize students with TBLL and to enable them to design and conduct research in this area. After an introduction to the theory of TBLL, research articles will be employed to present the different task types used in task-based research. Besides discussing the measures generally applied for the analysis of task-based performance, findings of the studies will be analysed as well. After reviewing a range of articles, students will be required to design, conduct, and write up a mini research project.
requirements & assessment
Requirements: attendance, participation, reading and presenting articles, conducting and presenting a mini research project, and writing it up as a seminar paper. Assessment: participation, presentations, test on readings, and a seminar paper.