Which one of the following ones is NOT a key characteristic of a task according to Skehan?
Task completion has some priority
the assessment of the task is in terms of outcome
learners are given other people’s meaning of regurgitate
there is some sort of relationship to comparable real world activities
meaning is primary
Which of these characteristics define pedagogical task?
a and b
According to the authior, Language acquisition is a subconscious process in which the conscious teaching of [blank_start]grammar[blank_end] is unnecessary.
The author claims that the argument for proponents of a "strong" interpretation of TBLT is that the classroom should attempt to stimulate [blank_start]natural[blank_end] processes of acquisition, and that form-focused exercises are [blank_start]unnecesary[blank_end].
What is the order proposed when developing units of work in task based learning?
controlled practice - authentic listening practice - schema building - focus on linguistic elements - introduce pedagogical task.
schema building - controlled practice - authentic listening practice - focus on linguistic elements - introduce pedagogical task
controlled practice - authentic listening practice - introduce pedagogical task - focus on linguistic elements
What CANNOT be infered from Nunan's own definition of a pedagogical task?
a pedagogical taks is everything that involves the target language in a communicative way
expressing meaning and conveying messages is over grammatical rules
everything the learner does in the classroom qualifies as a pedagogical task
the task shoud be complete and able to stand alone as a communicative act.
According to Kohonen's precepts on Experiential learning, (1992), is the following statement True or False?
"Encourage the transformation of knowledge within the learner rather than the transmission of knowledge from the teacher to the learner"
Learners learn best by actively using the language they are learning.
This corresponds to the Principle: