Key Terms for Language Teachers - A Pocket Guide - Alessandro Benati

Key Terms for Language Teachers - A Pocket Guide - Alessandro Benati

Language Tasks

Key Terms for Language Teachers - A Pocket Guide - Alessandro Benati

Alessandro Benati [+-]
The University of Hong Kong
Alessandro Benati is Director of CAES at The University of Hong Kong (HKU). He is known for his work in second language acquisition and second language teaching. He has published ground-breaking research on the pedagogical framework called processing instruction. He is a member of the REF Panel 2021 and Honorary Professor at the University of York SJ.

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Developing writing is a key component in developing learners’ ability to communicate in a second language. A composing-oriented approach challenges the way written tasks are practiced in a traditional approach. Likewise, in the listening and reading tasks proposed in previous chapters, a similar step-by step approach (is proposed for developing learners’ writing skills.

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Benati, Alessandro. Language Tasks. Key Terms for Language Teachers - A Pocket Guide. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 93-116 Feb 2022. ISBN 9781781798812. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=38039. Date accessed: 24 Jan 2022 doi: 10.1558/equinox.38039. Feb 2022

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