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ERIC Number: ED562996
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 394
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: 978-3-6316-4710-3
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? (RĂ¼diger 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 (RenĂ© Schallegger).
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: Elementary Education; Intermediate Grades
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Language: English
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