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In Teaching Literature in a Second Language, Brian Parkinson and Helen Reid Thomas focus on the relationship of language and literature in the context of the classroom. They examine both the language of literature as it occurs in a variety of texts from different genres and the language of the classroom as teachers and learners respond in speech and writing to those texts. While giving specific examples from the main literary genres of poetry, short stories, novels and drama, the authors are also concerned with the wider issues that affect all teachers such as assessment, evaluation, planning and working with a syllabus, and teacher development. Exercises and suggestions for further work are included for each section. The book is addressed primarily to students of applied linguistics and practising teachers, and is relevant both to teachers of EFL or ESL and to those who come from a background of literature teaching. Features *Selective review of relevant work in the field *Covers the teaching of poetry, drama, short stories and novels *Full bibliography of literary texts used *Exercises and suggestions for further work.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780748612598
ISBN-10: 0748612599
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 23mm)
Pages: 216
Imprint: Edinburgh University Press
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publish Date: 5-Dec-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Brian Parkinson

Brian Parkinson is Lecturer at the Institute for Applied Language Studies, University of Edinburgh. Helen Reid Thomas is a former Lecturer in the Programme in Literary Linguistics in the Department of English Studies at the University of Strathclyde.

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