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Frontiers in Educational Research, 2020, 3(11); doi: 10.25236/FER.2020.031114.

Rationale and Evaluation of the Use of the Task-Based Language Teaching Approach in a Lesson Plan



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School of Foreign Languages, Guangzhou College of South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, 510800, Guangdong Province, China


In language teaching, it is important for the teacher to know exactly what language contents will be taught and what language skills will be practiced in the lesson. In this article, the author designs a lesson plan for an audio-visual class that featured in teaching English through films. This particular lesson designed to teach students how to find the theme of a literature by applying the video clips in the classroom. The study will firstly provide a rationale for the lesson plan by engaging in a critical discussion about the methods chosen and the reasons for the sequence of each stage made within the lesson plan. Secondly, the author will give an evaluation of the texts and activities, and of their appropriateness in the context in which they are used.


Task-based language teaching, Lesson plan, Rationale, Evaluation

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Shiyu ZHANG. Rationale and Evaluation of the Use of the Task-Based Language Teaching Approach in a Lesson Plan. Frontiers in Educational Research (2020) Vol. 3 Issue 11: 80-87. https://doi.org/10.25236/FER.2020.031114.


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