Literature

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OUP Oxford, Apr 26, 2007 - Foreign Language Study - 184 pages
Offers a wide variety of interesting and practical ideas for using literature in the language classroom. Designed specifically with the needs of the foreign language learner in mind: not a book about how to study literature, but on how to use it for language practice. No previous knowledge of literature is needed either by the teacher or by the students. A substantial number of new activities. Main sections increased from four to seven. Favourite older activities have new sample texts.

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Contents

The authors and series editor
1
Activity
9
Aims
11
To sensitize students to the effect
15
To sensitize students to appropriate
21
To make students aware of the ways
27
class hour
31
To develop close critical reading of texts
38
Spoken texts
75
To involve students in an indepth
82
To develop a sense of how words in
88
To engage students with the physical
94
Focus on language
100
Literature projects
126
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141
To develop extensive reading skills
155

To focus on register i e how language
45
Creative adaptation and writing
54
Index
167
Copyright

About the author (2007)

Alan Maley is currently a freelance consultant, and Series Editor for the Oxford University Press Resource Books for Teachers series. Alan Duff was educated in South Africa and gained his BA from the University of Natal. He continued his studies in the UK, gaining an MA from CambridgeUniversity. He has lived and worked in Finland, France, India, and former Yugoslavia as a lecturer, writer and translator.

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