This module will be a scenario based lesson to understand the obstacles and learn strategies for implementing the TBLT method in your classroom.
4.1 Introduction to the module
In this module, you should prepare several lesson plans to practice creating your own TBLT lessons. Creating a lesson plan requires some practice. In order to get the best results and feel confident as a teacher, we are encouraging you to repeat the activities in this and previous modules. If you need more explanation to create pre-, main, or post tasks, go back to Module 3, Activity 3.2 For more information on building a TBLT curriculum, refer back to Module 3, Activity 3.3. And if you are having difficulty creating lesson activities adaptable to your students, go back and repeat activities 3.4 and 3.5 in Module 3.
For additional explanations on where to find and utilise tools in your class you can check out Module 2.
By the end of this module, you will be able to:
recognise the peculiarities of the role of teacher and learner in TBLT methodology;
use TBLT method for the implementation of a language class
4.2 “How to” - TBLT Method in Your Language Classes
In this section of the module, you will be guided through a task-based language teaching lesson. You will gain practical experience of how you as a teacher can think about a lesson, so you will be able to keep this thought process in mind for your classes.
You will be challenged to use a template to create a customized TBLT lesson. Throughout this section you are encouraged to use your new tools to build your lesson, then you will compare it to another example.
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