Essays about: "teaching fiction"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 32 essays containing the words teaching fiction.

  1. 1. Using Literature as a Teaching Medium in English Classes in Sweden  

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för lärande och samhälle (LS)

    Author : Lamar Aziz; [2021]
    Keywords : teaching fiction; language development; critical thinking; social and cultural awareness; English curriculum for secondary school.; Att undervisa skönlitteratur; språkutveckling; kritiskt tänkande; social och kulturell medvetenhet;

    Abstract : There is a great tendency in using literature as a medium of language teaching because literature plays an essential role in developing the students’ language skills. It also helps them in acquiring cultural experiences and to attain a better understanding of the literary texts. READ MORE

  2. 2. Using Fiction to Create Gender Awareness in the ESL Classroom

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för kultur, språk och medier (KSM)

    Author : Jessica Ljung; Ann-Kathrin Mai; [2021]
    Keywords : ESL; Gender; Fiction; Teaching; Classroom;

    Abstract : The following study investigates using fiction to create gender awareness and understanding in the ESL classroom. As stated by Skolverket (2013), all teaching is to embody a gender perspective. However, for many educators, this is a multifaceted and difficult subject to grasp. READ MORE

  3. 3. Approaches to Motivate Students to Read English Literature in the Upper Secondary Classroom

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Engelska

    Author : Amanda Svensson; [2021]
    Keywords : literature; motivation; EFL classroom;

    Abstract : Reading literature has always been a big part of developing language skills, critical thinkingand imaginative thinking. However, research show that adolescents in today’s society tend toread less literature both inside and outside of the classroom. READ MORE

  4. 4. To Teach or Not to Teach Controversial Issues? : An Interview Study of Upper Secondary English Teachers’ Attitudes and Experiences of Teaching Controversial Issues Through Fictional Works

    University essay from Jönköping University/Högskolan för lärande och kommunikation

    Author : Ida Swärd; [2021]
    Keywords : fiction; controversial issues; foundational values; EFL-classroom; civic mission;

    Abstract : This study aims to examine how upper secondary English teachers work with foundationalvalues and controversial topics through fictional works in order to discuss the function of valuesand the civic mission in the EFL-classroom. The study was conducted using a qualitativeapproach through semi structured interviews, interviewing seven currently active uppersecondary English teachers. READ MORE

  5. 5. The benefits of using world literature for globalizing English in the ESL classroom

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för kultur, språk och medier (KSM)

    Author : Arwa Zeino; Aiat Tabiei; [2021]
    Keywords : fiction; literature; world literature; global English; ESL; expanding circle; culture; globalization;

    Abstract : Although the focus on English as a global language is apparent in the Swedish curriculum today, many educators do not take advantage of world literature and non-native English authors in their ESL classrooms. With the help of empirical research, we investigate the benefits of using such literature for gaining global awareness. READ MORE