نوع مقاله : علمی- پژوهشی

نویسندگان

1 استادیار آموزش زبان انگلیسی، دانشگاه علامه

2 کارشناس‌ارشد آموزش زبان انگلیسی، دانشگاه علامه

چکیده

با توجه به تحولات اخیر آموزش زبان انگلیسی و بازتاب آن در کتاب‌‌ها و مواد آموزشی مدارس کشور، مقالة حاضر کتاب زبان انگلیسی پایة هفتم را از نقطه‌‌نظر رویکرد فعالیت‌‌محور به آموزش و طراحی درس بررسی می‌‌کند. بدین منظور، با استفاده از چهارچوب نظری کلی فعالیت الیس (2003)، تمرین‌‌های هشت درس تحلیل شدند و سپس بر اساس معیارهای این چهارچوب ماهیت آن‌ها مطالعه شد. بر اساس یافته‌‌های این مطالعه، فقط 16 عدد از مجموع 57 عدد (28%) تمرین این کتاب ساختار و ماهیت فعالیت‌‌محور داشتند. بنابراین، بر اساس این یافته‌‌ها می‌‌توان بیان کرد که اثر مورد مطالعه از رویکرد فعالیت‌‌محور پیروی نکرده است. استفاده نکردن از درون‌داد واقعی، کمبود فرصت‌‌های تعامل بین زبان‌‌آموزان، و هم‌چنین تمرین‌‌های متعدد فاقد فراورده‌‌های مفید از دلایل اصلی فاصله گرفتن ساختار این اثر از رویکرد فعالیت‌‌محور و اثربخشی مختصر این کتاب است.

کلیدواژه‌ها

عنوان مقاله [English]

An Evaluation of English for Schools (Prospect 1): A Task-Based Perspective

نویسندگان [English]

  • Amir Zand-Moghadam 1
  • Arya RahimiGolkhandan 2

چکیده [English]

Abstract
In line with the recent developments in English language teaching in the Iranian context and the changes in schools’ textbooks and materials, the present study aimed to evaluate English for Schools (Prospect 1; Junior Secondary Program) from the viewpoint of task-based language teaching and syllabus design. To this end, Ellis’s (2003) general task framework was utilized. Exercises in all eight lessons of the book were analyzed based on this framework and afterwards, based on the given criteria, their nature was studied. The findings showed that only 16 out of a total of 57 exercises (28%) had a task-based structure/design. Thus, it can be claimed that the book’s design does not follow a task-based approach. Failure to use authentic input, scarcity of interactions opportunities between students, and numerous exercises (drills) which lacked useful outcomes can be counted as the main reasons for the gap between this publication’s design from a task-based approach and its eventual lack of efficiency.

کلیدواژه‌ها [English]

  • English language teaching
  • syllabus-English for Schools
 
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