Task-based activities present opportunities for learners to practise reading and writing skills in meaningful contexts that often mimic real-life tasks and situations.  

In this video, watch how the teacher takes his class through key stages of a task-based learning activity. Observe how his students practise relevant functional language, whilst interacting with and finally producing meaningful texts, which relate to real-life situations.

Finally, listen to the teacher sharing his experience of task-based teaching and his tips to ensure successful learning.


Download the session notes. The notes contain discussion, video-viewing and reflection tasks. Follow the tasks by going through the video in sequence. The video and session notes are designed as self-study resources to be worked through together. Techniques are transferable to other classes in other contexts.

Video titles:

Part 1: A task-based learning lesson

Part 2: Teacher interview

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    Submitted by jluis on Fri, 02/17/2017 - 21:37

    Brilliant! many thanks ... :)

    Submitted by Malohat on Mon, 01/25/2016 - 01:23

    Hi there. Where can I download the video series of these classes? There aren't links there

    Hi Malohat, The videos can't be downloaded from the site, but you can watch them online by clicking on the video at the bottom of the page. Thanks Cath

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