The roles of English Literature in the language curriculum at schools are inevitably vital to the students. Most of the teachers are well aware of the importance of the Literature teaching to the students due to its help in broadening the students’ perspective about the beautiful content of English as a language and as a learning subject. Based on the study, it was found that teacher’s guidance inside and outside classrooms is very important to attract the students’ attention and interest to learn the subject. Learning Literature is in fact encourages students to read more and by doing so they will unconsciously increase their vocabulary. By improving on vocabulary, the students can write better and in a more correct way.
Reading has become a primary vehicle for target language input (Han & Anderson, 2009). The reading-based materials such as literary pieces and other prints that captivate students’ interests are engaging students in authentic activities. Prints help students reread and refer back to solve their problems (Dubbin and Bycina, 1991). There are several advantages using this type of materials to learn various language skills for it provides students with content that can make the lesson fun. It encourages a higher level of thinking compared to the basal level of instruction for students, predicts events and reacts to characters in stories.
Basic language refers to the knowledge of the students to read and write. This skill is needed to develop first before they can perform higher language function. Reading stories and doing writing exercises can improve students’ communication skills. Furthermore, it highlights the functionality of learning language. This includes the ability to tell story through written form which entails the proper structure and syntax.
It is a method to learn and a key to be successful in all types of studies. When people read or study they do it to have a better understanding and to learn something new. There are many benefits of study skills. Study skills improve students time management,
Through reading literature for school or pleasure, teens have the chance to improve their awareness of the constant challenges that many people face around them; this improving skill can increase the desire to read more literature so that teens have an understanding of the world that they never had before. According to the article “Disturbing (or Not?)
Classic literature helps open the creative part of the brain letting students think of new and different ways to live life. Classic literature should be in our schools because it’s very beneficial. students learn so much better than behind the computer screen, and students have strong opinions about
Enjoyment can be the outcome of reading. By reading, they can also gain knowledge of the world that could increase the likelihood of personal enjoyment. In view of that, extensive reading is fundamental to fluent reading. The latter enhances as well as sustains motivation for reading, vocabulary growth, language, literacy skills (e.g., spelling, grammar, and writing), and conceptual-knowledge
This chapter describes the rationale, purpose of the study, research questions, scope and delimitations, and definition of terms of the study. 1.1 Rationale Reading is one of the most important parts in learning English. It helps students gain new experience and knowledge and engage to other societies if they are able to understand texts they are reading. However, there is a difficulty in learning language that is grammar. It is the most difficult part to comprehend texts and meaning especially a complex sentence.
We also give room for much discussion over the different lessons, between students and the teacher or between the students themselves through pair- and group-work. In addition, we rely much on a ‘semi-controlled’ classroom observation and on (frequent) unstructured interviewing. Moreover, some of the students’ homework is handed back after filling in self-editing, peer-editing sheets or scoring sheets, and these represent an interesting corpus to
The first and the most important element in all languages is word. People learn vocabulary before they start communication. In the natural cycle of listening, speaking, reading, and writing in a first language or a second language. Even in the process of EFL learning, learners need more vocabularies to learn. The importance of vocabulary learning is emphasized by a French proverb that says “Word by word the book is made.” According to Cameron (2005:159) using stories in the classroom is a very effective way to improve and develop language skills in general, especially in vocabulary learning because it plays an important role in foreign language learning, both in the first language and second language.