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The guide contains original and innovative ways to useliteraturein the second language classroom.

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Unknown Binding, 155 pages. Published January 1st 1996 by Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages Inc.

Usingdrama in the ESL classroom is not a new concept. Drama provides an excellent platform for exploring theoretical and practical aspects of the English language (Whiteson

English language. Subject Headings. English language Study and teaching Foreign speakers Drama in education.

One of the drawbacks in the use of literary texts such as novels and poems is that many of them contain language forms that learners of a language find difficult to understand. This could be overcome by simplifying them, often leading to a loss of 'literariness' - leading to criticism that the texts became...

Dramainlanguageteaching: a challenge for creative development. Nelly Zafeiriadou, MA, Ed D TELT State School Advisor, Prefecture of Drama.

Micro-teaching and sharing of drama teaching approaches. Time will be built into the course for reflection and for you to consider how to adapt ideas

Teachingliteraturein foreign language classroom becomes essential if teachers are concerned with the meaningful foreign language learning activities

1The use of drama in the teaching of foreign languages is not a new approach—its beginningS can be traced back to the 19th century (Schewe 2007).

The 'how' of languageteaching and learning refers to the specific techniques and procedures used to unconsciously 'acquire' and consciously 'learn' a language

Reading literary texts in ESL/EFL classrooms has fallen out of favor since the middle of the last century (Carter & Long, 1991). However, in the 1980s new research and theories by proponents of the practice (Spack, 1985; Gajdusek, 1988; McKay, 1982) argued that there are benefits to teaching...

Presentation on theme: "Use of LiteratureinLanguageTeaching"— Presentation transcript

In this section, why languageteacher should use literary texts in the foreign language classroom, conditions for usingliteraturein EFL classes and main criteria for selecting suitable literary texts in foreign language classes are discussed so as to be familiar with the underlying reasons conditions...

The role of literaturein instructed foreign language learning and teaching: An evidence-based survey. LanguageTeaching, Vol. 41, Issue.

Drama puts the teacher in the role of supporter in the learning process and the students can take more responsibility for their

In parallel to this new shift of interest, how learners process new information and what kinds of strategies they employ to understand, learn or remember the information has been the primary concern of the researchers dealing with the area of foreign language learning. Therefore, a lot of researchers...

Master Shakespeare in the film (and of course in real life) understood and accepted the task of showing that

Looking for some dramateaching ideas? These techniques in teachingdrama will turn that snooze fest of a play into a valuable literary moment.