Flannery o'connor on teaching literature as an english teacher i am daily faced with the question of how best to bring alive whatever work my classes are reading. Most people assume literature is an important part of education but not everyone really thinks about why that is the importance of literature on teaching lies in its ability to foster critical reading, build valuable skills, and expand students' worldviews. The use of literature in teaching english as a foreign language by: amr alhemiary abstract this research aims at emphasizing the use of literature as a popular technique for teaching both basic language skills (ie reading, writing, speaking and listening)and language areas(ie vocabulary, grammar and pronunciation) in our times. Teaching with arabic literature in translation: at the american university in cairo follow arabic literature (in english) on wordpresscom advertisements search. The book is for beginning and experienced teachers of literature in higher education the authors present a comprehensive overview of teaching english literature, from setting teaching goals and syllabus-planning through to a range of student assessment strategies and methods of course or teacher evaluation and improvement.
Association of college and research libraries literatures in english section with subject librarians to create effective teaching structures for literary. Frontpage page history press and available on amazon provides preservice and inservice english teachers with current methods of teaching literature in middle and. The english language and literature course is one of the broadest in the country, giving you the chance to study writing in english from its origins in anglo-saxon england to the literature of the 20th and early 21st centuries as well as british literature, you can study works written in english from other parts of the world.
Some suggestions for effective teaching and learning of literature and english language were made keywords: literature, english language, language teaching and learning, symbiotic relationship 1 introduction the significant role of english language in the linguistic, educational, socio-economic and cultural settings of nigeria is not in doubt. Get expert answers to your questions in language modeling, teaching and learning, pedagogy and education and english literature and more on researchgate, the professional network for scientists. Literatures in english/north american literature and culture between north american literature and other anglophone literatures our teaching covers a wide. Literature literature in english: teaching in colonies, the literary tradition of the mother country normally prevails this was true in canada, where it has taken english-speaking canadians a long time to accept their own literature as a legitimate subject for study.
The importance of learning english literature the crux of their problem is that they are never taught english literature ‘english literature teaching. Course description this course is a workshop in the teaching of literature at the high school level each of you will be part of a student team that will present approaches to teaching a specific literary work commonly taught in high schools, including sample lessons and lesson plans linked to standards.
Journal of language and linguistic studies vol1, no1, april 2005 teaching english through literature murat hişmanoğlu abstract this paper aims at emphasizing the use of literature as a popular technique for teaching both basic.
Certified by the ministry of science, research and technology, teaching english language and literature society of iran (tellsi) was officially recognized in farvardin 8, 1383 (march 2007) through the considerable efforts of the late dr seyed ali akbar mirhassani and other tefl academics in iran tellsi aims at developing and. Creative techniques of teaching literature 122 usually found in studying literature consequently, it is indispensable to find out some creative techniques to teach english literature to the indian students focus of this paper this paper focuses on some creative techniques to promote the teaching-learning of english literature. The caribbean examinations council that the web holds for the transformation of english teaching6 shift in teaching and learning of literary. Derrick, j and k ecclestone, (2008), “english-language literature review”, in teaching, learning and assessment for adults: improving foundation skills, oecd.