Learning Language Through Literature in Secondary Schools A Resource Book for Teachers of English

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Published by Hong Kong Univ Pr .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Language Teaching & Learning (Other Than ELT),
  • Teaching of a specific subject,
  • Hong Kong,
  • English language,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • English,
  • Language,
  • Study and teaching (Secondary),
  • China,
  • Chinese speakers,
  • General,
  • English literature

Edition Notes

Book details

ContributionsPeter Kennedy (Editor), Peter Falvey (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages148
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9160042M
ISBN 109622094953
ISBN 109789622094956

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: Learning Language Through Literature in Secondary Schools: A Resource Book for Teachers of English (): Kennedy, Peter, Falvey, Peter: Books. All the ideas in the book have been tried out by local teachers and shown to work.

This book is not just for teachers of literature. It is for those who teach theschool-leavers taking English language examinations every year. Peter Kennedy is a Lecturer in the School of Professional and Continuing Education, the University of Hong Kong. Learning Language Through Literature in Secondary Schools: A Resource Book for Teachers of English.

Peter Kennedy,Peter Faley. Book. Published by: Hong Kong University Press, HKU. View Summary. Save. contents. View Citation. Learning language through literature in secondary schools by Kennedy, Peter, Peter Falvey, DecemberHong Kong Univ Pr edition, Paperback in EnglishPages: Learning language through literature in secondary schools: a resource book for teachers of English.

[Peter Kennedy; Peter Falvey;] -- This is the third in an important series of books for teachers of English. The focus in this book, aimed at secondary schools, is on preparing teachers for the new TOC-oriented English syllabus.

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Learning Language Through Literature: A Sourcebook for Teachers of English in Hong Kong. Peter Falvey,Peter Kennedy.

Book. Published by: Hong Kong University Press, HKU. View Summary. Save. contents. View Citation. Learning Language Arts Through Literature is a complete language arts program for first grade through high school. Using an integrated approach to teaching, students learn the skills appropriate for each grade level in the context of quality literature.

Reading real books instead of basal stories makes reading more attractive to the student. Secondary 1 Learning Language Through Literature in Secondary Schools book 5 (student’s book and activity book) Secondary 4 Unit 2 (student’s book) Open English will be ready for adoption by schools for the school year.

This useful sourcebook contains 12 chapters written by experienced classroom practitioners in Hong Kong. One theme appears constantly in these chapters that in the English language classroom, whether at primary, secondary, or tertiary levels, high interest and positive motivation occur through active learning when literary texts, literary techniques and literariness are featured.5/5(1).

Language is much more than mere words; language is a repository and transmitter of habits, traditions, routines, social and economic context. And above all, when mastered through literature, it.

Book Description: This useful sourcebook contains 12 Learning Language Through Literature in Secondary Schools book written by experienced classroom practitioners in Hong Kong. One theme appears constantly in these chapters: that in the English language classroom, whether at primary, secondary, or tertiary levels, high interest and positive motivation occur through active learning when literary texts, literary techniques and literariness are.

Literature in English Literature in English Introduction 1. The English Language Education curriculum comprises two closely related subjects: English Language and Literature in English.

English Language is the core subject for students from primary to senior secondary level (i.e. P1 – SS3), and Literature. The purpose of this article is to provide some guidance through the wealth of available materials and support, to provide a platform for sharing ideas and experiences and to explore some areas that are at the cutting edge of what is, for many teachers, the most powerful instrument in their school bag: literature as a tool for language learning.

between literature and language is symbiotic. It was, therefore, suggested that the relationship should be explored and exploited in order to enhance effective teaching and learning of Literature and English Language at the secondary school level so that the learners would possess high level of proficiency in the use of English.

He teaches French language and literature, with particular interests in the modern French novel, translation studies, and psychological literature. He is passionate about the importance of modern languages at all levels of UK education and regularly speaks or hosts language workshops at secondary schools.

Approaches to learning: Literature review 1 Approaches to learning: Literature review Executive summary Introduction The International Baccalaureate’s (IB) major objectives are “to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and.

to provide a continuum for the literature component introduced in Secondary school, and (3) to create and enjoyable learning environment.

And, the learning objectives outlined by the CDC for literature component are to (1) instill and inculcate the reading habit among pupils, (2) enrich pupil’s vocabulary and language.

Working from case studies of teachers and from the actual language used by teachers and students, this book provides a rationale for and a description of a response-centered approach to the teaching of literature in the secondary school.

Embedded throughout the book are student activities. Each chapter gives suggested readings of related articles and books, and some chapters have lists of Cited by: The focus throughout the book is on creative approaches to language teaching, from early years through to young adult learners, making this book an essential read for those studying or embarking.

Learning Language Arts through Literature (LLATL) is an integrated reading program for homeschoolers that uses passages from famous literary works. of the world around them. Through literature, it is believed, students gain insight, develop a sense of understanding and toleration and experience new perspectives.

In terms of aims and objectives generally, the inclusion of English literature in the school syllabus benefits language learning in educational, psycholinguistic and linguistic ways.

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Secondary School Syllabus explains the issue of integration as follows: merging two autonomous but related entities in order to strengthen and enrich both.

Through exposure to literature the learner will improve their language skills. They will not only enrich their vocabulary but also learn to use language in a variety of ways. Similarly, an. As learners proceed through a text, they pay attention to the way language is used.

They come to grips with the meaning and increase their general awareness of English. Within this model of studying literature, the teacher can choose to focus on general grammar and vocabulary (in the same way that these are presented in coursebooks for example.

English Language (Primary (Foundation) / Secondary Normal (Technical)) Syllabus (till ) () Pre-University. English Language and Linguistics Syllabus (Pre-University) H2 () English Literature. Secondary.

Literature in English (Lower and Upper Secondary. Learning Language Arts Through Literature (LLATL), a comprehensive language arts curriculum, is based upon Dr. Ruth Beechick’s ideas about how to best teach young children—ideas which have much in common with Charlotte Mason’s. The third editions of these courses () are better than ever.

According to the publisher, Learning Language Arts Through Literature “is a fully integrated language arts program that teaches grammar, reading, spelling, vocabulary, writing mechanics, creative writing, thinking skills and more.

For example, a basal program may teach adjectives separately from other skills. The student may be asked to fill in blanks with adjectives and circle Reviews: Booktopia - Buy English & Literature for Secondary School books online from Australia's leading online bookstore.

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Let’s start off with the granddaddy of foreign language learning—Dr. Paul Pimsleur—creator of the renowned audio-based language system that has helped millions of language learners. Teaching Literature and Language Through Multimodal Texts Book Summary: In the past few decades, there has been a growing interest in the benefits of linking the learning of a foreign language to the study of its literature.

However, the incorporation of literary texts into language. English Language. STELLAR aims to strengthen both language and reading skills as well as promote a positive attitude towards reading in the foundational years through the use of well-established, learner-centred and developmentally appropriate pedagogical approaches using authentic children’s literature.

Malay Language. e-cekap. English Lessons Through Literature (ELTL) is a complete language arts program for elementary and middle school students.

Each level has a textbook and an. Learning Language Arts Through Literature - Yellow Book Teacher's 2nd Edition Z CAD CAD Learning Language Arts Through Literature - Orange Book 4th Grade Bundle 3rd Edition.

We all hope that our children will develop a love for learning. Learning Language Arts Through Literature encourages that in my children.

The 5-part lesson layout allows for flexibility during your week. At the first of the week, we go through the lesson together. I work with them on the dictation, choose spelling words, and go through each part. Inquiry-based, discovery-focused science instruction is widely viewed as best practice today.

Students learn science best when it is integrated with other areas of the curriculum such as reading, language arts, and mathematics. This includes reading textbooks, newspapers, magazines, online information, and children's and young adult literature, both fiction and nonfiction. Language learning requires acquiring four skills of reading comprehension, writing, listening and speaking.

Some sources provide materials that can meet some of these abilities, but literature has proved a good source that fulfills these four skills. Also, language learning deals with culture, and hence with social understanding.

Alex Rawlings was a language teacher's dream. He fell in love with languages when he was eight and learnt Greek, then German, then Dutch. Now, an. The authors of Learning Language Arts Through Literature (or LLATL) modeled their approach on the "natural learning" teaching methods of Dr.

Ruth Beechick. Beechick emphasizes starting kids out strong in the essentials—reading, writing/language arts, and math—before building on those foundations to explore the vast world of knowledge.Language and Literature iv Secretary’s message This teacher guide is to be used by teachers when implementing the Upper Secondary Language and Literature syllabus (Grades 11 and 12) throughout Papua New Guinea.

The Language and Literature syllabus identifies the learning outcomes and content of the subject as well as assessment requirements.

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