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A Task-based approach

A Task-based approach
This article also links to the following activity. Try - Speaking activities - Task-based speaking - planning a night out Present Practice Produce The problems with PPP A Task-based approach The advantages of TBL Conclusion Present Practice Produce (PPP) During an initial teacher training course, most teachers become familiar with the PPP paradigm. A PPP lesson would proceed in the following manner. First, the teacher presents an item of language in a clear context to get across its meaning. The problems with PPP It all sounds quite logical but teachers who use this method will soon identify problems with it: Students can give the impression that they are comfortable with the new language as they are producing it accurately in the class. A Task-based approach Task -based learning offers an alternative for language teachers. Task The students complete a task in pairs or groups using the language resources that they have as the teacher monitors and offers encouragement.

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