IATBLT members are invited to nominate individuals who have made outstanding and sustained contributions to the field of task-based language education (research, teaching, assessment, materials development, etc.).
The winner of the award will be presented with an award of €1000 (funded independently by the IATBLT vzw) and a certificate at the next biennial conference of IATBLT.
This award is given biennially for an article that makes a significant contribution to the field of task-based language teaching (TBLT). Members of IATBLT vzw may nominate articles published in refereed journals or as book chapters published in the the two years before the next conference.
The winner will be presented with an award of €500 (funded independently by the IATBLT vzw) and a certificate at the next biennial conference of IATBLT.
2021 Award winners
2021 TBLT Distinguished Achievement Award
The Executive Board of the International Association for Task-Based Language Teaching is pleased to award the IATBLT Distinguished Achievement Award 2019 to Professor Rod Ellis.
2021 Best Article Award
Michel, M., Murakami, A., Alexopoulou, T., & Meurers, D. (2019). Effects of task type on morphosyntactic complexity across proficiency. Instructed Second Language Acquisition, 3(2). https://doi.org/10.1558/isla.38248
Watch IATBLT President Martin East presenting the awards
If you are a IATBLT member, you can watch more of the conversation between Martin East and Rod Ellis in our members-only part of the website