Book Review: Activities for Task-Based Learning

I recently read the book Activities for Task-Based Learning by Neil Anderson and Neil McCutcheon. I first heard about it from this episode of the Teacher Talking Time podcast, where you can listen to an interview with one of the authors about the book. I’ve been wanting to learn more about task-based language teaching, so …

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How to Use Whole-Class Novels Without Killing the Joy of Reading

When we require our students to read a certain novel or other book together as a class, we are always at risk of committing readicide. The term “readicide” comes from Kelly Gallagher’s book, Readicide: How Schools Are Killing Reading and What You Can Do About It. The author argues that many of the practices used …

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