DOI: https://doi.org/10.9744/kata.6.1.1-12

THE POWER OF LITERATURE IN EFL CLASSROOMS

Flora Debora Floris

Abstract


This paper proposes the importance of acknowledging literature as one of the best resources for promoting language learning in EFL (English as a Foreign Language) classrooms. It reviews briefly various theoretical issues in teaching English through literature. Highlights are given to the justifications and guidelines for literature in the language classroom. Finally, the article presents examples of practical teaching and learning tasks based on one specific literary text.

Keywords


literature, literary text, teaching resource, language learning.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.9744/kata.6.1.1-12



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