What is Task-Based Learning?

David Weller
6 min readOct 16, 2019
The process of a task-based learning lesson.

What is task-based learning? Or should that be ‘task-based language teaching’? How do you ‘do’ it in class? What’s the difference between this and ‘project-based learning’? Read on!

Task-Based Learning (TBL) is a lesson structure, a method of sequencing activities in your lessons.

Sometimes called ‘Task-Based Language Teaching’, TBL lessons students solve a task that involves an…

David Weller

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