CURATING THE METHODS AND APPROACHES OF TEACHING ENGLISH LITERATURE TO ADULTS

Dr. Dipal Pandya

Abstract


This research article aims to survey the different methods and approaches employed in teaching English literature to the adult/college students. The present paper investigates that which methods and approaches are potential for enhancing students’ English literature learning in the classroom. This study contributes to the field of curriculum and pedagogy for reliable learning from the evaluation approaches in the classroom learning. This article tries to explore the techniques in literature classroom. Literature is a content based compulsory subject, such as poetry, prose, drama, etc. This paper reviews several tried and true innovative and exciting ideas for teaching literature in the world language classroom.

Keywords


Literature, ELT, ESL, EFL, Pedagogy, Curriculum, Texts, Literary Criticism, Literary Methods, Evaluation.

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