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TBLT: Insight, Instruction, Outcomes


  • Carlton University 1125 Colonel By Drive Ottawa, ON, K1S 5B6 Canada (map)

Join the Learn YOUR English team at the 2019 Task-based Language Teaching conference at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada! It is the eight such conference hosted in our nation’s capital. We hope to see many of you there.

From the conference website:

About the 2019 Conference

Under the auspices of the International Association for Task-Based Language Teaching, the 2019 TBLT Conference will bring together scholars and educators to the beautiful campus of Carleton University, located in Canada’s capital.

Task-Based Language Teaching (TBLT) is an educational framework for the theory and practice of teaching second or foreign languages. Based on empirical research, TBLT adopts meaning-based, communicative tasks as the central unit for defining language learning needs, determining curriculum goals, designing activity in the (language) classroom, and assessing language competencies.

With the “TBLT: Insight, Instruction, Outcomes” theme, the conference aims to broaden the current perspectives on TBLT by focusing on the learner, teaching, and evaluation of learning by asking “what lies ahead?” To this end, we invite researchers and educators from around the world to come together to gain knowledge and increase understanding about task-based theoretical insights, instructional practices, and assessment strategies.