The Relationship Between Literature And Literature

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Teaching culture through Literature

This paper is meant to give a brief overview of the correlation between culture and literature. Furthermore I will also discuss 2 methodologies for teaching Literature. Do keep in mind that there are many more which are not mentioned in this paper. Lastly I will provide some challenges which you are likely to face when teaching literature in the classroom. What is Literature?
Literature in this paper refers to foreign languages. It can be described as written texts with some sort of artistic value. This is a very broad concept, which when you think about it, often the first things that come to mind are poems, plays, short stories, novels, etc.… But there is much more to Literature than this. Diaries, auto-biographies, letters, children’s novels, folklore and even songs can all be considered Literature as well.

Using Literature in the classroom is a technique which is widely popular as it can be used to teach the 4 basic skills (i.e. writing, listening, reading and speaking) and other areas of language (i.e. vocabulary, grammar and pronunciation). Although it has known a decrease in popularity, recent studies show that it is becoming more prominent once again. This is mainly due to the fact that it is widely applicable.

What is the correlation between culture and Literature?
Culture is a concept which is even broader than Literature. In the teaching of Culture, Literature can be used in a variety of ways. It can serve as an
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