23.35, Books: Applied Ling/Cognitive Science/Lang Acquisition: Robinson

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Date: 28-Dec-2011
From: Kristen Holding [kholding at wiley.com]
Subject: Task-Based Language Learning: Robinson


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From: Kristen Holding [kholding at wiley.com]
Subject: Task-Based Language Learning: Robinson

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Title: Task-Based Language Learning 
Series Title: Best of Language Learning Series  

Publication Year: 2011 
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
	   http://www.wiley.com
	

Book URL: http://www.wiley.com/remtitle.cgi?isbn=1444350234 


Author: Peter Robinson

Paperback: ISBN:  9781444350234 Pages: 200 Price: U.S. $ 39.95


Abstract:

Theoretically motivated, empirical research into task-based language learning 
has been prompted by proposals for task-based language teaching. These 
proposals aim to design and deliver task-based units of instruction that optimize 
the time learners spend in instructional programs, and so speed their exit from 
them. This volume contains papers addressing issues in task-based research 
into second language learning which are essential to informed pedagogic 
decision-making about how best to achieve this aim. These issues include 
research into the design characteristics of pedagogic tasks that promote the 
accuracy, fluency and complexity of learner language; the role of individual 
differences in the motivational and other cognitive variables that demands made 
by pedagogic tasks draw on; the extent to which tasks, and teacher 
interventions during task performance, promote the quantity and quality of 
interaction that facilitate L2 learning; and the generalizability of task-based 
research in laboratory contexts to classroom settings. 



Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                     Cognitive Science
                     Language Acquisition


Written In: English  (eng)
	
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