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LINGUIST List 25.2703

Wed Jun 25 2014

Books: Poems and Short Stories: Authentic Resources for English Language Learning: Maley, Mukundan, Widodo

Editor for this issue: Sara Couture <saralinguistlist.org>

Date: 25-Jun-2014
From: Ulrich Lueders <lincom.europat-online.de>
Subject: Poems and Short Stories: Authentic Resources for English Language Learning: Maley, Mukundan, Widodo
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Title: Poems and Short Stories: Authentic Resources for English Language
Learning
Series Title: LINCOM Studies in Second Language Teaching 25
Published: 2014
Publisher: Lincom GmbH
                http://www.lincom-shop.eu

Book URL: http://bit.ly/1iwKvwh

Editor: Alan Maley
Editor: Jayakaran Mukundan
Editor: Handoyo Puji Widodo
Paperback: ISBN: 9783862885718 Pages: 96 Price: Europe EURO 42.80
Abstract:

Poems and Short Stories: Authentic Resources for English Language Learning, a collection of poems and stories written by Asian teachers, continues the work of the Asian English Language Teachers’ Creative Writing Group in existence since 2003. The current text accentuates the creation of poems and stories based on lived experience. In other words, both are means of expressing and negotiating our own life narratives or stories. Through poems and stories, students can voice their own life narratives in a relaxed way in which cognition, imagination, dialog, and experience interweave each other. To this end, the current volume attempts to demonstrate practical ways to create poems and short stories based on day-to-day encounters. We argue that both poems and short stories recognize the subjective experience of the individual; therefore, they are authentic or real-life resources for learning another language, such as English.

ISBN 9783862885718. LINCOM Studies in Second Language Teaching 25. 96pp. EUR 42.80. 2014.

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science
                            Language Acquisition
                            Ling & Literature
                            Second Language Teaching

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Written In: English (eng)

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