2nd International Conference on
Task-Based Language Teaching

About TBLT



Task-Based Language Teaching (TBLT) is an educational framework for the theory and practice of teaching second or foreign languages. It is based on a constellation of ideas issuing from philosophy of education, theories of second language acquisition, empirical findings on effective instructional techniques, and the exigencies of language learning in contemporary society. Though there is broad interest in the potential value of TBLT to foster worthwhile language teaching and learning, there is also considerable diversity in the theoretical scope, applied practice, and research that corresponds with the TBLT name.

We invite you to explore the following links to find out more about what is going on in TBLT today.

International Consortium on Task-Based Language Teaching

New book series published by John Benjamins: Task-based language teaching: Issues, research, and practice

TBLT Bibliography [coming soon]












The proposal submission deadline for TBLT 2007 was October 31, 2006. We are no longer accepting submissions for this conference.


Online proceedings now available

TBLT consortium established

TBLT Book Series

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