Task Bank In Action

Task Bank In Action

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"Let's talk tasks"

A task from the Task Bank is featured in open access format in each issue of the TASK journal by John Benjamins. Click on the links below for direct access!

Task Bank in research

Check out the latest research using the Task Bank!

Gurzynski-Weiss, L., Bryfonski, L., & S Reagan, D. (in press). Teacher individual differences and task adaptations: Making use of the TBLT Language Learning Task Bank. In S. Li (Ed.), Individual differences in task-based language teaching. John Benjamins. Corresponding materials available here, on IRIS, and on OASIS.

Task Bank in teaching

Videos introducing the Task Bank, example projects for in-class use of the Task Bank, and more, coming soon!

Presentations on the Task Bank

Upcoming Presentations

  • International Association of Applied Linguistics (AILA) 21st World Congress
    • Conference details 
      • Theme: Linguistic diversity, equity, inclusion and sustainability
      • Date: 11-16 August 2024
      • Location: Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Malaysia
  • Symposium: Open scholarship initiatives in applied linguistics: Towards inclusive and equitable scholarship. AILA 2024
    • Paper: The TBLT Task Bank: An open-access educational resource database
    • Presenter: Laura Guzynski-Weiss & Caitlyn Pineault

Past Presentations

  • IATBLT Biennial 2023 Conference
    • Conference details 
      • Theme: “Task-based language teaching: Resilience and Innovation”
      • Date: June 19 – 21, 2023
      • Location: Khon Kaen University, Thailand
    • Individual Paper Session
      • Title: “​​Taking it to the Bank: Investing in an open-access repository for task-based materials”
      • Presenters: Laura Gurzynski-Weiss & Caitlyn Pineault
      • Learn more about this presentation here!
  • ACTFL Fall 2023 Convention and World Exposition
    • Conference Details
      • Date: November 17 – 19, 2023
      • Location: Chicago, USA
    • Individual Paper Session
      • Title: “The TBLT Task Bank: Putting the “task” in task-based language teaching”
      • Presenters: Laura Gurzynski-Weiss and Caitlyn Pineault
      • Learn more about this presentation here!
  • Open Scholarship in Applied Linguistics Online Symposium
    • Conference Details
      • Date: June 9 – 10, 2022
      • Held online
    • Individual Paper Session
      • Title: “​​Open access tasks: Researching L2 teacher use of the TBLT Language Learning Task Bank”
      • Presenters: Laura Gurzynski-Weiss, Lara Bryfonski, & Derek Reagan
      • Learn more about this presentation here!