ERIC Number: ED562996
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Abstractor: As Provided
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Learning with Literature in the EFL Classroom. Anglo-American Studies. Volume 49
Delanoy, Werner, Ed.; Eisenmann, Maria, Ed.; Matz, Frauke, Ed.
Peter Lang Publishing Group
"Learning with Literature in the EFL Classroom" provides a comprehensive, in-depth and state-of-the-art introduction to literature learning in EFL contexts. Paying attention to both theoretical and practical concerns, the study focuses on a wide range of literary genres, different age and ability groups and new topics for literature learning. The 18 contributions discuss present-day challenges for literature teaching in the light of current theoretical debates and offer a balance between theory and practice by combining theoretical input with practical work in the classroom. The volume offers many suggestions for the future of the field and has a varied readership in mind, comprising language teachers, university students and academics. Contents include: (1) Learning with Literature in the EFL Classroom (Werner Delanoy, Maria Eisenmann, and Frauke Matz); (2) Literature Teaching and Learning: Theory and Practice (Werner Delanoy); (3) Literary Literacy and Intercultural Competence: Furthering Students' Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes (Laurenz Volkmann); (4) A Picture (Book) is Worth a Thousand Words: Picture Books in the EFL Primary Classroom (Margit Hempel); (5) Performing Poems in the Primary School (Janice Bland); (6) Poetry in the Intermediate EFL Classroom (Carsten Albers); (7) Teaching Young Adult Fiction (Frauke Matz and Anne Stieger); (8) Playful Learning with Short Plays (Carola Surkamp); (9) Teaching Narrative Competence: American Short Stories in the EFL Classroom (Peter Freese); (10) Why Read a Shakespeare Play in Class? (Rüdiger Ahrens); (11) The American Dream: New Approaches to an Old Topic (Peter Freese); (12) Crossovers--Postcolonial Literature and Transcultural Learning (Maria Eisenmann); (13) Opportunities and Challenges for Transcultural Learning and Global Education via Literature (Laurenz Volkmann); (14) Alternative Worlds--Alternative Texts: Teaching (Young Adult) Dystopian Novels (Frauke Matz); (15) Teaching Multimodal Novels (Wolfgang Hallet); (16) Narrating the "Truth": Using Autographics in the EFL Classroom (Christian Ludwig); (17) Performative Approaches and Innovative Methods (Nancy Grimm and Julia Hammer); (18) Approaches to Plurilingual Literature Teaching in the EFL Classroom (Gabriele Blell); and (19) Teaching Games--Video Games in Educational Contexts (René Schallegger).
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Literature, Teaching Methods, Literacy, Cultural Awareness, Picture Books, Elementary Education, Poetry, Intermediate Grades, Adolescent Literature, Fiction, Drama, Story Reading, Classics (Literature), Social Influences, Novels, Educational Innovation, Multilingual Materials, Video Games
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: Elementary Education; Intermediate Grades
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