Reading literature in the efl-classroom a qualitative study of teachers' views on the teaching of literature malin oshaug stavik department of foreign languages university of bergen autumn 2015 table 42: question 12: “what do you think the benefits of using literary texts in efl- classrooms are. Curriculum has been gaining momentum, because of its potential to provide an authentic model of language use thus, integrating reading literary texts in the efl writing classroom can help learners develop their writing skills after discussing with efl teachers and noticing efl students' essays, it has become evident that. For a better understanding of how and why to use literary texts in language classrooms key words: literature in what are the views of the teachers on using literary texts in the language classroom • what are the views of robert hill (1995) demonstrates two sets of criteria in his essay lazar (1993:52. For teaching literature in the efl classroom approach 1: new criticism the new criticism approach to literary analysis appeared in the united states after world war i according to this theory, mean- ing is contained solely within the literary text, apart from the effect on the reader or the author's intention, and external. This makes the entire concept of introducing particular literary text unacceptable 23 teaching short stories in efl/esl context the advantages of working with short stories in a foreign language learning classroom are numerous they vary from concise writing and more simple language (in comparison to poetry) they also.
This term paper will take several questions into account by starting off with a general definition of the terms 'literature, language and cultural awareness' as they are the basis for talking about literature and literary texts afterwards, a precise definition of the terms will follow before the consequences for the efl classroom. Literature in the esl classroom sandra mckay this paper examines the pros and cons of using literature in an esl classroom the author argues that if literary texts are to be used successfully in the classroom, they must be carefully selected and approached in a manner which promotes an aesthetic. Teaching literature using task based approach in bangladeshi tertiary efl classroom 16 32 theoretical framework the research was carried out focusing on marzieh bagherkazemi and minoo alemi's essay, literature in the efl/esl classroom: consensus and controversy  in this essay the authors try to show. The use of literature as a medium for language learning purposes in the efl classroom - analysing exemplary text book material - saleem arif - term paper ( advanced seminar) - english - pedagogy, didactics, literature studies - publish your bachelor's or master's thesis, dissertation, term paper or essay.
Participants, texts, and processes in esl/efl essay tests: a narrative review of the literature khaled barkaoui khaled barkaoui khaled barkaoui is a phd student at the ontario institute for studies in education of the university of toronto his research interests include second language assessment, second language. Of research into the problems of writing literary essays that intermediate to advanced efl university students slater, for example, in literature in the language classroom, include a different list of criteria used by the analysed the literary texts carefully and that the problems are not really what lo write, but how lo write the. The use of literature and literary texts in the efl classroom between consensus and controversy stylistics and reader response: an integrated approach to the teaching of literary texts literacy information and in j thomson, in reconstructing literature teaching: new essays on the teaching of literature (pp3-39.
This book examines how literary texts can be incorporated into teaching practices in an efl classroom it takes a multi-faceted literary texts as authentic materials for language learning: the current situation in japan literary reading circles and short essay activities for english learning among medical students. Help students organize and support their ideas in writing the literary essay, one required text in literature courses produce one important text, the literary essay , required in academic settings efl students methods using technology on how to teach literature in the efl classroom (see clan field 2016 yilmaz, 2012) in. Abstract drawing on the numerous benefits of integrating literature in the efl class- room, the present paper argues that the analysis of a fictional work in the process of foreign language acquisition offers a unique opportunity for stu- dents to explore, interpret, and understand the world around them the pa- per presents. Diverse approaches to the use of literary texts in the language classroom rest on use of literary texts introduction as paran (2008) has commented, both supporters and opponents of the use of literature in fl education concur that there is little fiction and nonfiction in the esl/efl classroom: does the difference.
Discussing literary texts in the university efl context tara mcilroy literature in practice 33 practicing eap skills through television drama: using battlestar current state of the research being done on using literature in the language classroom is article examines formal response essay, literary journal) as a useful. Different models of teaching literature in class there have been different models suggested on the teaching of literature to esl/efl students (carter & long, lazar) how the teacher will use a literary text depends on the model they choose the cultural model views a literary text as a product this means that it is treated as.