Project-based learning in the teaching of English as a foreign language in Greek primary schools: from theory to practice

Iakovos Tsiplakides, Iosif Fragoulis


This article deals with implementing project work in the teaching of English as a foreign language in Greek state primary schools. Theoretical foundations for project-based learning are presented and applied in the classroom, difficulties encountered are discussed, and benefits resulting from student participation in project work are suggested. The article purports to be pragmatic in focus, linking theory with practice, and providing practitioners with a tool for effectively implementing project-based learning in foreign language contexts. 

Keywords: Project-based learning, English as foreign language in Greece



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English Language Teaching       ISSN 1916-4742 (Print)   ISSN  1916-4750 (Online)

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