Literature and Language Teaching

Literature and Language Teaching

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This collection of papers examines the relationship between the teaching of language and the teaching of literature to non-native students. The book attempts to identify key theoretical issues and principles as a basis for further discussion.
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  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 138 x 214 x 18mm | 258.55g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • figures
  • 0194370828
  • 9780194370820

Table of contents

Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction; English Literature and English Language; Literature and Education; PART ONE; LITERATURE AND LANGUAGE; Introduction; A Feeling for Language: The multiple values of teaching literature; What is Robert Graves Playing at?; The possibilities of Paraphrase in the Teaching of Literary Idiom; Teaching Study Skills for English Literature; Linguistic Models, Language, and Literariness: Study strategies in the teaching of literature to foreign students; The Untrodden Ways; Non-native Literatures in English as a Resource for Language Teaching; Texts, Extracts, and Stylistic Texture; PART TWO; LITERATURE IN EDUCATION; Introduction; Is Literature Language? Or is Language Literature?; Literature in the School Foreign-Language Course; Reading Skills and the Study of Literature in a Foreign Language; Literature in the ESL Classroom; Testing Language with Students of Literature in ESL Situations; Simple Text and Reading Text; Literature in Schools; PART THREE; FLUENT READING VERSUS ACCURATE READING; Introduction; Literature Teaching in Tanzania; Literature in East Africa: Reform of the Advanced Level Syllabus; Proposed Examination Paper; Wider Reading for Better Reading: An alternative approach to teaching literature; Reading Speed and Literature Teaching; References
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