TBLT 2009 Lancaster. Applying Content- and Task-Based Instruction in an EAP Project on Postmodernism Aviva Soesman Tel Aviv University firstname.lastname@example.org. Presentation Outline. Content-based Instruction – rationale / benefits Task-based Instruction – rationale / benefits The project
Applying Content- and Task-Based Instruction in an EAPProject on Postmodernism
Tel Aviv University
rationale / benefits
rationale / benefits
“Two-for-one” (Wesche & Skehan, 2002: 221)
“The most educationally appropriate approach”
for EAP (Garner & Borg, 2005: 120)
- Activities acquiring knowledge
- Activities applying knowledge
Steps, Interaction, Non-linguistic purpose, Meaning, Cognitive, Observable Outcome (Cobb and Lovick, 2007)
Simulation of academic tasks
-access academic sources
-apply theory, show understanding
-analyze work of art
Applicability in different EAP contexts
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