Learning Language Through Literature

In this book, full coverage is given to the use of poetry, prose and drama in language learning and teaching at all three levels of the education system.

Learning Language Through Literature

This useful sourcebook contains 12 chapters written by experienced classroom practitioners in Hong Kong. One theme appears constantly in these chapters: that in the English language classroom, whether at primary, secondary, or tertiary levels, high interest and positive motivation occur through active learning when literary texts, literary techniques and literariness are featured. In this book, full coverage is given to the use of poetry, prose and drama in language learning and teaching at all three levels of the education system. The tasks and activities described here have been shown to work with all bands of students. This book is ideally suited both for practising teachers and participants in teacher education programmes in Hong Kong and the rest of S.E. Asia. It will be particularly useful for primary and secondary teachers of English wishing to incorporate appropriate and relevant teaching activities so as to meet the goals of the new Target Oriented English Language Curriculum.

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Learning Language Through Literature
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: /Peter Falvey, Peter Kennedy
Categories: Foreign Language Study
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997-05-01 - Publisher: Hong Kong University Press

This useful sourcebook contains 12 chapters written by experienced classroom practitioners in Hong Kong. One theme appears constantly in these chapters: that in the English language classroom, whether at primary, secondary, or tertiary levels, high interest and positive motivation occur through active learning when literary texts, literary techniques and literariness
Teaching Literature in the A Level Modern Languages Classroom
Language: en
Pages: 250
Authors: Katherine Raithby, Alison Taylor
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-07-02 - Publisher: Routledge

This book provides essential support and advice on using literature in the A level modern languages classroom, addressing key concerns such as ways to approach this task and how to maximise the benefit to students. There are strategies for understanding works of different genres as well as ways to analyse
Teaching Literature in Modern Foreign Languages
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Fotini Diamantidaki
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-04-04 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

From plays to poetry, Le Petit Nicolas to the Association for Language Learning (ALL) Literature wiki, this book shows trainee teachers of MFL, teachers in schools, teacher educators, how literature can be an essential tool for developing students' cultural awareness as well as language skills. With contributions from Ruth Heilbronn,
Literature in Second Language Education
Language: en
Pages: 217
Authors: Piera Carroli
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-12-09 - Publisher: A&C Black

An invaluable text arguing for the study of literary texts as a vital component of L2 linguistic and cultural knowledge.
Teaching Literature and Language Through Multimodal Texts
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Domínguez Romero, Elena, Bobkina, Jelena, Stefanova, Svetlana
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-08-17 - Publisher: IGI Global

In the past few decades, there has been a growing interest in the benefits of linking the learning of a foreign language to the study of its literature. However, the incorporation of literary texts into language curriculum is not easy to tackle. As a result, it is vital to explore