Teaching English Through Literature, Reading-DKR - Coggle Diagram
Teaching English Through Literature
1. TEACHING LITERATURE
The use of literature as a technique for teaching both basic language skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and language areas (vocabulary, grammar and pronunciation) is very popular within the field of foreign language learning and teaching nowadays.
Reasons for Using Literary Texts in Foreign Language Classes
Valuable Authentic Material
Maley lists some of the reasons for regarding literature as a potent resource
in the language classroom as follows:
Economy and Suggestive Power
Criteria for Selecting Suitable Literary Texts in Foreign Language Classes
When selecting the literary texts to be used in language classes, the language teacher should take into account needs, motivation, interests, cultural background and language level of the students.
2. LITERATURE AND THE TEACHING OF LANGUAGE SKILLS
Literature plays an important role in teaching four basic language skills like reading, writing, listening and speaking. However, when using literature in the language classroom, skills should never be taught in isolation but in an integrated way.
Literature and Reading
Literature and Writing
Literature, Speaking, and Listening
3. BENEFITS OF DIFFERENT GENRES OF LITERATURE TO LANGUAGE
Benefits of Using Short Stories to Language Teaching
Benefits of Using Drama to Language Teaching
Benefits of Using Poetry to Language Teaching
Benefits of Using Novel to Language Teaching