USE OF LITERATURE IN ELT A SHORT STORY SAMPLE: VERSION OF T H E A D V E N T U RE S O F H U C K L E B E RRY F I N N

Erten, Selcen (2014) USE OF LITERATURE IN ELT A SHORT STORY SAMPLE: VERSION OF T H E A D V E N T U RE S O F H U C K L E B E RRY F I N N. In: Foreign Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics, May, Sarajevo.

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Abstract

The aim of this paper was to emphasize the use of literature in ESL/EFL contexts and investigate what the students considered literature in general and in English classes. To be specific, the use of short stories was explained and investigated through the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. At the beginning of the first lesson with the researcher, a questionnaire was given to 32 students, who were the preparation class beginner level students at Eskisehir Osmangazi University in the spring semester of 2012-2013 academic year. The second application of the questionnaire was made in the last lesson. The results basically revealed that the students believed the importance and effectiveness of short stories in EFL classes and the reason for their attitudes toward literature in English was actually because of limitations in their linguistic levels needed to understand and appreciate literature. Keywords: Literature, EFL/ESL context, short story.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English
Divisions: J-FLTAL
Depositing User: Mrs. Emina Mekic
Date Deposited: 23 Nov 2016 21:15
Last Modified: 23 Nov 2016 21:15
URI: http://eprints.ibu.edu.ba/id/eprint/3537

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