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"

Social Program


Gala Dinner

Thursday 20 April 2017 at 20:00

Dinner will take place at Norai's restaurant which belongs to the Maritime Musuem. You can get further infomation (in Spanish) here:

Price: 45 euro


Walking tour + tapa

Wednesday 19 April 2017 at 20:00 (after City Council Reception)

Walking tour in small groups around "barri gòtic/barrio gótico/gothic quarter" with a final stop at a 'tapas' bar. The fee includes 1 tapa and 1 drink. More information will be available on the TBLT 2017 web site

Price: 18 euro


Gaudi's Sagrada Familia Temple guided tour

Friday 21 April 2017 at 16:30

Gaudi's Sagrada Familia Temple guided tour will take place on Friday afternoon at 16:30 in small groups of 10-35 people. It takes around an hour. You can get further information here:

Price: 24 euro



Catamaran trip

Saturday 22 April 2017 at 11:00

A 3-hour boat trip which includes a BBQ and drinks on a catamaran. This activity will take place depending on weather conditions. You will get a full refund if the trip is cancelled and an alternative acitivity will be suggested. For further information see:

Price: 47 euro


Other activities during the weekend


The ELTRIA (ELT Research in Action) Conference starts right after the TBLT Conference.


Sunday April 23rd we celebrate Sant Jordi's day (St. George). It is the day of books and roses, so the streets of Barcelona will be filled with book stands and people selling roses. Typically you buy a book, a rose, or both for your loved ones. Most people would agree it is one of the most beautiful days in the city. You should not miss it!

For more information please check this web site: