Jones, Christian and Carter, Ronald (2012) Forum: Literature and Language Awareness: Using Literature to Achieve CEFR Outcomes. Journal of Second Language Teaching and Research, 1 (1). pp. 69-82. ISSN 2045-4031
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This article sets out to explore why literature (used in this article to mean poetry, plays, short stories or novels) is often a marginalised resource in EFL classrooms, even though the Common European Framework of References for Languages (CEFR) suggests it should have a role in the classroom. It first reports on the results of a questionnaire investigating English teachers’ attitudes towards using literature in the classroom. After a discussion of these results, it explores some ways in which the use of literature can be linked to CEFR outcomes in a practical teaching framework which teachers can apply to literature they choose to teach.
|Uncontrolled Keywords (separate with ;):||Literature; language teaching; language awareness; CEFR|
|Schools:||College of Culture & the Creative Industries > School of Journalism, Language and Communication|
|Deposited By:||Helen Cooper|
|Deposited On:||02 Feb 2012 12:53|
|Last Modified:||17 May 2016 12:26|
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