Problem-Based Language Learning

  • Loghman AnsarianEmail author
  • Teoh Mei Lin 
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Education book series (BRIEFSEDUCAT)


In this chapter, we take a more in-depth look at PBL and aim to justify how it refashions the language teaching and learning processes. We shall examine some of the main features of PBL presented in the previous chapter in more detail. We also seize this opportunity to distinguish what PBL is and is not by differentiating between it and other teaching and learning approaches in the language learning field. Throughout, we discuss some difficulties associated with implementing PBL in language classes.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Languages and LinguisticsUniversity of MalayaKuala LumpurMalaysia
  2. 2.Faculty of Languages and LinguisticsUniversity of MalayaKuala LumpurMalaysia

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