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Title: The task-based learning method and the oral skill
Authors: Chicaiza Redin, Verónica Elizabeth
Lozada Pérez, Tannia Lissette
Issue Date: 1-Apr-2021
Publisher: Universidad Técnica de Ambato-Facultad de Ciencias Humanas y de la Educación-Carrera de Pedagogía de los Idiomas Nacionales y Extranjeros
Abstract: The development of oral communication skills is one of the fundamental objectives of language teaching. It is of vital importance for the interactive insertion of man in today's world. Through different studies, it has been shown that students have several deficiencies when it comes to developing their oral skills in the English language. That is why this research work aims to demonstrate the Task-based learning method effectiveness in developing oral skills in developing oral skills in English classes. To achieve this objective, a bibliographic investigation was carried out in order to collect information that supports this investigation. A pre-experimental type investigation was also used in which a group of thirty students was taken to apply the treatment and thus check the hypothesis raised in this research work. In the study, a preliminary test showed that the students have deficiencies in their oral skills, especially in the area of interactive communication. After applying several lessons focused on activities of the TBL method such as comparing, conversation interaction, sharing personal experiences, problem-solving, and creative tasks, they develop that ability. Then, a post-test was conducted which determined the success of using TBL activities to improve oral skills. Finally, the data was processed, concluding that the students improve their oral ability using the activities focused on the TBL method
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