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Making Task-Based Language Teaching Work in the Classroom

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The Curtin University School of Education and the Modern Language Teachers’ Association of Western Australia (MLTWA) invite you to attend the 4th Biannual Conference on Applied Linguistics. Designed for teachers and pre-service teachers of Languages and EALD, students of Linguistics and academics.

Event details

The Conference theme of ‘Making Task-Based Language Teaching (TBLT) Work in the Classroom’ will explore a variety of local, national and international perspectives, and provide a balance of theory and practice.

Date
Friday 20 and Saturday 21 July 2018
Time
9.00 am to 3.00 pm
Venue
Building 501 (School of Education), Curtin University, Kent Street Bentley WA 6102
Cost
$100 - $360 (Full cost details available at bottom of page)
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Task-Based Language Teaching (TBLT) is an approach which offers students opportunities to actively engage in communication in order to achieve a goal or complete a task. This approach seeks to develop students’ interlanguage through providing a task and then using language to solve it.

More information on the sessions will be provided as papers are submitted.

Keynote speakers for the conference include:

  • Professor Rod Ellis
  • Dr Lindy Norris
  • Associate Professor Paul Toth
  • Associate Professor Craig Lambert
  • Professor Krishna Sen will present the Nick Norris Memorial Lecture on leadership in Languages

Costs

 Non-MLTAWA MemberMLTAWA MemberStudent
Friday only (Earlybird closing 1st June)$225$135$100
Friday only $250$160$120
Saturday only (Earlybird closing 1st June)$225$135$100
Saturday only $250$160$120
Both Friday and Saturday (Earlybird closing 1st June)$310$215$180

Both Friday and Saturday
$360$265$215