"This is an approach which focuses on the use of authentic language and on asking students
to do meaningful tasks using the target language. Assessment is primarily based on task
outcome (in other words the appropriate completion of real- world tasks) rather than on
accuracy of prescribed language forms. TBLT has its origins in Communicative Language
Well, for homework, I had to select one or two pedagogical tasks and elaborate them in terms of macrofunctions, microfuctions and grammatical exponents. So here it is:
Role play. At a train station. The group will be divided into two. The first group will be train inspectors and the other one will be travellers. Travellers need to know the train’s timetable.
Exchanging goods and services
Asking for and giving information
- Use polite
- Wh- questions
- The time
Role Play. At the pet shop. You have decided to buy a new pet, but you do not know which one is the best for you. Make a list of advantages and disadvantages. Compare them.
The group will be divided into two. The first group will be customers and the other one will be salespeople.
Exchanging goods and services.
Comparisons with adjectives