Jane Willis: award winning writer, speaker and consultant on English language teaching

Articles by Dave and Jane Willis

Consciousness-raising activities. Originally published in Challenge and Change in Language Teaching (Dave and Jane Willis eds. 1996, Macmillan)

This article outlines techniques for encouraging learners to look at and analyse language for themselves. It also gives hints on how best to exploit texts for language study.

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Task-based Learning: a brief overview
For a concise description of how a task-based approach can be implemented, with a sample task-based lesson plan for more Advanced learners, see