Literature in Language Education

Literature in Language Education

by G. Hall


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Literature in Language Education by G. Hall

A state of the art critical review of research into literature in language education of interest to teachers of English and of modern foreign languages. There are prompts and principles for those who wish to improve their own practice or to engage in projects or research in this area. The primary focus is on language of literature, reading of literature, literature as culture, and literature in education.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781403943361
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 09/08/2005
Series: Research and Practice in Applied Linguistics
Edition description: 2005
Pages: 278
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

GEOFF HALL is Senior Lecturer in the Centre for Applied Language Studies, Swansea University, Wales, UK. He is Assistant Editor of the journal Language and Literature, and has taught, published and trained teachers in literature, language and education in a number of different countries and contexts.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Introduction: Literature as Discourse PART 1: LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND EDUCATION Literary Language and Ordinary Language Literature in the Curriculum: Culture and Contexts Reading Literature PART 2: EXPLORING RESEARCH IN LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND EDUCATION: KEY STUDIES Introduction Language in Literature Educational Perspectives Readers Reading Literature PART 3: RESEARCHING LITERATURE IN LANGUAGE EDUCATION (LLE) Introduction Researching LLE: Focus on Methodologies. Example Studies Carrying Out Your Own Research Project in LLE PART 4: RESOURCES Journals Websites Professional Organizations Other resources Glossary References Index

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