Learning with Literature in the EFL Classroom by Maria EisenmannLearning with Literature in the EFL Classroom by Maria Eisenmann

Learning with Literature in the EFL Classroom

EditorMaria Eisenmann, Frauke Matz, Werner Delanoy

Hardcover | April 17, 2015

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Learning with Literature in the EFL Classroom provides a comprehensive, in-depth and state-of-the-art introduction to literature learning in EFL contexts. Paying attention to both theoretical and practical concerns, the study focuses on a wide range of literary genres, different age and ability groups and new topics for literature learning. The 18 contributions discuss present-day challenges for literature teaching in the light of current theoretical debates and offer a balance between theory and practice by combining theoretical input with practical work in the classroom. The volume offers many suggestions for the future of the field and has a varied readership in mind, comprising language teachers, university students and academics.
Werner Delanoy is Professor of EFL Teaching at the University of Klagenfurt (Austria). His main areas of research are foreign language and literature learning, the intercultural dimension of (English) language learning, teacher education as well as British culture and literature since 1945. Maria Eisenmann is Professor of EFL Teaching ...
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Title:Learning with Literature in the EFL ClassroomFormat:HardcoverDimensions:8.27 × 5.83 × 0.98 inPublished:April 17, 2015Publisher:Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3631647107

ISBN - 13:9783631647103

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Table of Contents

Contents: Werner Delanoy/Maria Eisenmann/Frauke Matz: Learning with Literature in the EFL Classroom – Werner Delanoy: Literature Teaching and Learning: Theory and Practice – Laurenz Volkmann: Literary Literacy and Intercultural Competence: Furthering Students’ Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes – Margit Hempel: A Picture (Book) is Worth a Thousand Words: Picture Books in the EFL Primary Classroom – Janice Bland: Performing Poems in the Primary School – Carsten Albers: Poetry in the Intermediate EFL Classroom – Frauke Matz/Anne Stieger: Teaching Young Adult Fiction – Carola Surkamp: Playful Learning with Short Plays – Peter Freese: Teaching Narrative Competence: American Short Stories in the EFL Classroom – Rüdiger Ahrens: Why Read a Shakespeare Play in Class? – Peter Freese: The American Dream: New Approaches to an Old Topic – Maria Eisenmann: Crossovers - Postcolonial Literature and Transcultural Learning – Laurenz Volkmann: Opportunities and Challenges for Transcultural Learning and Global Education via Literature – Frauke Matz: Alternative Worlds - Alternative Texts: Teaching (Young Adult) Dystopian Novels – Wolfgang Hallet: Teaching Multimodal Novels – Christian Ludwig: Narrating the «Truth»: Using Autographics in the EFL Classroom – Nancy Grimm/Julia Hammer: Performative Approaches and Innovative Methods – Gabriele Blell: Approaches to Plurilingual Literature Teaching in the EFL Classroom – René Schallegger: Teaching Games - Video Games in Educational Contexts.

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«In conclusion, this collection mostly fulfills its aims and due to its systematic coverage – except for the important area of literature and film – forms an important complement to previous volumes on teaching literature.»
(Michael Meyer, Anglistik: International Journal of English Studies 27.2 September 2016)