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
Level
3
Activity
9
Aims
11
To sensitize students to the effect
15
To sensitize students to appropriate
21
9
27
Contrast and comparison
31
3
80
6
86
To engage students with the physical
94
Focus on language
100
3
104
5
111
7
117
Literature projects
126

To develop close critical reading of texts
38
To focus on register i e how language
45
To offer practice in creatively reconstructing
61
To help students notice literary features
69
Spoken texts
75
5
133
3045
141
To develop extensive reading skills
155
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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