Tasks & Can-Do Statements - Examples

A major proponent of Task Based Language Teaching is Bill VanPatten. Here are two sample tasks by BVP as well as the Can Do Proficiency Statements at Michigan State University that BVP created with Walter Hopkins during their era teaching at the University.​ 

How to Backwards-plan for Proficiency goals in the Language Classroom. “Reflective, Principled, and Proficiency-oriented Teaching with Walter Hopkins.” Transcript of conversation with Dr. Walter Hopkins on Episode 32 of Podcast “We Teach Languages” with Stacey Margarita Johnson