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Analysis of College Oral English Class Design from the Perspective of TBLT—Taking “Read All about It” as an Example

DOI: 10.4236/oalib.1106964, PP. 1-9

Subject Areas: Education

Keywords: TBLT, Oral English Class Design, Teacher Roles, Learner Roles

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TBLT (Task-based Language Teaching) has been widely adopted in foreign language teaching. And class design, as one of the major important parts in teaching, needs to be carefully considered. This paper aims to analyze the college oral English class design from the perspective of TBLT. And “Read All about It”, a shadow dance, is used as its material. The class design covers three stages: pre-class, in class and after class. And the result shows tasks vary in difficulty at each stage and have different degrees of complexity for different students. The tasks are authentic and communicative to some extent. And the teacher is selector and sequencer of tasks who is responsible for preparing learners for tasks and raising consciousness. Therefore through this analysis, oral English class design can be further optimized.

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Lin, Y. and Ji, Q. (2020). Analysis of College Oral English Class Design from the Perspective of TBLT—Taking “Read All about It” as an Example. Open Access Library Journal, 7, e6964. doi:


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