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Introduction

  • Craig Lambert
Chapter

Abstract

This chapter positions the book within the field of task-based language teaching and learning. Tasks are defined in terms of interactive, affective and societal need. Two possibilities for using tasks within second language instruction are then outlined, and the need for research on task design factors and their relationship to language development is discussed. The chapter concludes with a summary of the chapters that follow.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Craig Lambert
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  1. 1.Curtin UniversityPerthAustralia

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