The action-oriented approach is rooted in a constructivist paradigm and takes task-based learning to a level where the class and the outside world are integrated in genuine communicative practices. In addition, the approach emphasises learner agency.

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Developing an Action-oriented Pathway in the Classroom (2021: Danielle Hunter)

Developing meaningful tasks for teaching, learning and assessment with the Action-oriented Approach Oct (2021: Johann Fischer)

The action-oriented approach: from theory to practice (2022: Enrica Piccardo)



Implementation of the CEFR Companion volume in the UNIcert® and NULTE networks (2022: Johann Fischer & Nicole Wolder). Ch. 12 in Enriching 21st century language education: The CEFR Companion volume in practice.

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