Teaching Articles | Volume 21 | July 2007
This paper outlines a task-based approach to curriculum design in a homestay program. In an L2 environment, a task-based approach offers the advantage of better approximating the way languages are actually learned, as well as the opportunity to tailor specific tasks to program goals and student needs.
As English has become an international language, teaching for linguistic competence cannot be separated from teaching for intercultural competence. However, intercultural communication has not been paid due attention to in English language teaching (ELT) in Vietnam.