Arab World English Journal (AWEJ) Volume 15. Number 1, March 2024                                           Pp. 44-55

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ForeignLanguage Teaching Methods in Task-Based Learning

 Farida Shukurova
FLTM Department
Azerbaijan University of Languages, Azerbaijan


Received:11/16/2023                   Accepted:02/19/2024                  Published:03/20/2024


This article explores various aspects of task-based language teaching, a method of foreign language teaching. The current paper will analyze recent studies on task-based Teaching of a foreign language will be analyzed in a way, and its advantages and various manifestations. First, the nature of task-based language learning and its role in communication will be discussed. Later, the main characteristics of this method, the roles of teacher and student will be studied. Finally, the advantages and disadvantages of this method will be discussed. In traditional learning (grammar translation, listening-speaking) the language is taught to foreigners or second language learners in a group. In this case, the focus is on the language itself. Rather, it is not any information that language carries or how it is used. The teacher’s goal is to teach his students new vocabulary and grammatical rules of the language.
Keywords: Language teaching, methods, task-based learning, teacher and student, traditional learning

Cite as: Shukurova, F. (2024). Foreign Language Teaching Methods in Task-Based Learning. Arab
World English Journal, 15
(1): 44-55.


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Received: 11/16/2023
Accepted: 02/19/2024 
Published: 03/20/2024 

Farida Shukurova studied at Azerbaijan University of Languages (bachelor’s degree 1996-2000). Later, she received a master’s degree at the Faculty of Education of the Azerbaijan University of Languages. Methodology of English Language Teaching (Ph.D. in Pedagogy – Candidate for a degree) In 2015, she received a degree in Education. She is currently working as an Associate professor at AUL (FLTM department) Employment at Azerbaijan University of Languages. Dr. Shukurova’s research field: Theory and methodology of teaching languages (English Language Teaching Methodology). ORCID: