Nguyen Dinh Nhu Ha, Nguyen Loc, Tran Tuyen


During recent years, the task-based approach has been considered an effective methodology for teaching English as a foreign language. The term “task-based” appear in most of the learning activities in the classroom. It is clear that English teachers are being more interested in the use of task-based approach for most of English skills. They are making efforts to make lessons become more interesting and meaningful. Besides, the task-based assessment has been paid much attention by English teachers. Therefore, this paper aims at presenting the background of task-based approach, giving definition of learning tasks, illustrating task-based framework and identifying the roles of teachers and learners in task-based approach. In addition, it describes the assessment of task-based approach and making recommendation for language teachers relating to how to conduct task-based lessons effectively.


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