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Literature in the Language Classroom A Resource Book of Ideas and Activities

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ISBN-10: 0521312248

ISBN-13: 9780521312240

Edition: 1987

Authors: Joanne Collie, Stephen Slater, Penny Ur

List price: $43.75
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Description:

This is a practical guide for practising teachers of English and teachers in training. It offers teachers a rationale and a variety of imaginative techniques for integrating literature work with language teaching. It is divided into three sections: Part I discusses the questions: Why teach literature? What should we teach? How should we teach it?; Part II outlines and illustrates a wealth of student-centred class and homework activities appropriate to each stage of the study of a literary work. Detailed descriptions of the activities are accompanied by numerous sample worksheets; Part III demonstrates techniques for working with complete texts, and shows how the activities outlined in Part…    
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Book details

List price: $43.75
Copyright year: 1987
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/17/1987
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 274
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.836

Page references to worksheets and figures
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Aims and Objectives
Teaching literature: why, what and how
In the classroom
Practical Activities in Outline
Working with a Complete Text
A novel: Lord of the Flies by William Golding
Plays
Short stories
Poems
Appendices
Select bibliography
Index