The Seventh International Conference on Task-Based Language Teaching will take place in Barcelona (University of Barcelona), Spain

April 19-21 2017

The theme of the conference is "Tasks in Context"

Program

 

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The TBLT 2017 Organizing Team

 

Program overview

Date: Wednesday, 19/Apr/2017

8:30am
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9:00am

Registration

9:00am
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9:30am

Welcome
Location: Paraninf

9:30am
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10:30am

Plenary 1: John Norris
Chair: Kris Van den Branden

10:30am
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11:00am

Coffee break

Coffee break

 

11:00am
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1:00pm

SES-01: Workshops 1 and 2
Location: 2.1
Chair: Lena Vasylets
Chair: Craig Patrick Lambert

SES-02: Assessment 1
Location: 2.2
Chair: Andrea Revesz

SES-03: Focus-on-form/meaning, input & interaction
Location: 2.3
Chair: Joan Castellví

SES-04: Online tasks 1
Location: 2.4
Chair: Melissa Baralt

SES-05: Workshops 3 and 4
Location: 3.1
Chair: Sara Feijoo
Chair: Carolien Frijns

SES-06: Task Complexity 1
Location: 3.2
Chair: James William Pownall Graumann

SES-07: Learners' perceptions
Location: 3.3
Chair: Elsa Tragant

SES-08: Pragmatics 1
Location: 3.4
Chair: Júlia Barón

SES-09: Socio-cultural, sociolinguistics, interculturality
Location: 4.3
Chair: Xavier Gutierrez

1:00pm
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2:30pm

Lunch

2:30pm
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4:30pm

SES-10: Colloquium 1
Location: 2.1
Chair: William Dunn

SES-11: Implicit/Explicit Instruction
Location: 2.2
Chair: Rick de Graaff

SES-12: Multimodal tasks 1
Location: 2.3
Chair: Ferran Gesa Vidal

SES-13: Online tasks 2
Location: 2.4
Chair: Aleksandra Malicka

SES-14: Colloquium 2
Location: 3.1
Chair: Parvaneh Tavakoli

SES-15: Teachers and tasks 1
Location: 3.2
Chair: Elena Markina

SES-16: Needs Analysis
Location: 3.3
Chair: Marije Michel

SES-17: Pragmatics 2, discourse, CA
Location: 3.4
Chair: YouJin Kim

SES-18: Task repetition, interaction
Location: 4.3
Chair: Alberto José Sánchez

4:30pm
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5:00pm

Coffee break

5:00pm
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6:00pm

SES-19: Workshop 5
Location: 2.1
Chair: Lena Vasylets

SES-20: Theoretical/reviews
Location: 2.2
Chair: Mohammad Ahmadian

SES-21: EAP/ESP
Location: 2.3

SES-22: CAF
Location: 2.4
Chair: Folkert Kuiken

SES-23: Workshop 6
Location: 3.1
Chair: Koen Van Gorp

SES-24: Noticing, recasts, LREs
Location: 3.2
Chair: Andrea Revesz

SES-25: Speech processes, DST
Location: 3.3
Chair: Frank Boers

SES-26: Pronunciation / Needs Analysis
Location: 3.4

SES-27: Multimodal tasks 2, Interactional competence
Location: 4.3

6:00pm
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7:00pm

Time to get to reception

7:00pm
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8:00pm

Barcelona City Council Reception

8:00pm
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9:00pm

Barcelona city walk + tapa

 

Date: Thursday, 20/Apr/2017

9:00am
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10:00am

Plenary 2: María del Pilar García-Mayo
Location: Aula Magna

10:00am
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10:30am

SES-28: Task engagement
Location: 2.1

SES-29: Reading
Location: 2.2

SES-30: Tasks and accent
Location: 2.3

SES-31: Speaking tasks
Location: 2.4

SES-32: Show-and-tell 1 and 2
Location: 3.1

SES-33: Show-and-tell 3 and 4
Location: 3.2

SES-34: Show-and-tell 5 and 6
Location: 3.3

SES-35: Show-and-tell 7 and 8
Location: 3.4

SES-36: Show-and-tell 9 and 10
Location: 4.3

10:30am
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11:00am

Coffee break

11:00am
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1:00pm

SES-37: Workshops 7 and 8
Location: 2.1
Chair: Joan Castellví

SES-38: Online tasks 3 / Eye-tracking
Location: 2.2
Chair: Andrea Revesz

SES-39: Writing
Location: 2.3
Chair: Lena Vasylets

SES-40: Task Complexity 2
Location: 2.4
Chair: Mohammad Ahmadian

SES-41: Workshops 9 and 10
Location: 3.1
Chair: M. Luz Celaya

SES-42: Assessment 2
Location: 3.2
Chair: Noriko Iwashita

SES-43: Teachers and tasks 2
Location: 3.3
Chair: Melissa Baralt

SES-44: Implicit/Explicit Instruction 2
Location: 3.4
Chair: Joan C. Mora

SES-45: Young learners 1
Location: 4.3
Chair: Maria del Mar Suárez Vilagran

1:00pm
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2:30pm

Lunch

2:30pm
-
4:30pm

SES-46: Colloquium 3
Location: Aula Magna
Chair: Natsuko Shintani

SES-47: Motivation
Location: 2.2
Chair: Martin Robert East

SES-48: Syllabus design
Location: 2.3
Chair: Mayya Levkina

SES-49: Corrective feedback
Location: 2.4
Chair: Rick de Graaff

SES-50: Colloquium 4
Location: 3.1
Chair: Lourdes Ortega

SES-51: Assessment 3
Location: 3.2
Chair: Ineke Vedder

SES-52: Young learners 2
Location: 4.3
Chair: Camen Muñoz

SES-53: Teachers and tasks 3
Location: 3.3

SES-54: Blended learning
Location: 3.4

4:30pm
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5:00pm

Coffee break

5:00pm
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6:00pm

Plenary 3: Marta González-Lloret
Location: Aula Magna

9:00pm
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11:00pm

Conference dinner: Maritime Museum

Date: Friday, 21/Apr/2017

9:00am
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10:00am

Plenary 3: Marita Schocker and Andreas Müller-Hartmann
Location: Aula Magna
Chair: Martin Bygate

10:00am
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11:00am

SES-55: Workshop 11
Location: 2.1
Chair: Mariet Schiepers

SES-56: Gamification / mobiles and tasks
Location: 2.2
Chair: Julio Torres

SES-57: Individual differences
Location: 2.3
Chair: Kerry Anne Brennan

SES-58: CLIL
Location: 2.4

SES-59: Workshop 12
Location: 3.1

SES-60: Languaging
Location: 3.2

SES-61: Mobiles and tasks
Location: 3.3

SES-62: Action research
Location: 3.4

SES-63: Workshop 13
Location: 4.3

11:00am
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11:30am

Coffee break

11:30am
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1:30pm

General Meeting IATBLT and closing
Location: Paraninf
Chair: Kris Van den Branden

1:30pm
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3:00pm

Lunch

3:00pm
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4:30pm

Time to get to social program activities

4:30pm
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5:30pm

Social program visit (Sagrada Familia)

Date: Saturday, 22/Apr/2017

11:00am
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2:00pm

Catamaran trip (Saturday morning 11:00 to 14:00)