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ERIC Number: EJ1069281
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 18
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ISSN: ISSN-1913-9020
Significance of Literature in Foreign Language Teaching
Babaee, Ruzbeh; Yahya, Wan Roselezam Bt Wan
International Education Studies, v7 n4 p80-85 2014
This research aims to consider literature as a significant tool for teaching fundamental language skills including speaking, listening, reading and writing. Reasons for the use of literature in language classrooms and major factors for choosing appropriate kinds of literary texts in such classes should be highlighted in order to make readers aware of the primary reasons that why language instructors are suggested to use literary texts. Furthermore, teaching language skills through literature, advantages of various kinds of genres of literature to language teaching and some issues faced by language instructors in teaching language via literature are considered in the present study.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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