For this session the required reading is as follows. Mike Long’s chapter gives a broad overview of syllabus design options before going into the relationship between target tasks, target task types and pedagogic tasks. The Pica et al. chapter provides a typology of oral interactive tasks that is referred to in the presentation, while the González-Lloret chapter takes a practical look at task design mediated by technology.
For those working with younger learners, we recommend taking a look at the following: