—Literature in a language classroom provides
enough space for the learners to comment, justify and mirror
themselves. By using literary text the language class can turn
out to be lively and motivating. This article’s main purpose is to
provide you with the appropriate information through a
literature review concerning the use of literary texts in language
learning as well as its benefits. Furthermore, in this article,
there are presented the different aspects of literature methods
based on theories and organized activities according to a group
of Greek intermediate students.
—Activities, children, English, methods.
Koutsompou Violetta-Irene is with City Unity College, Athens, Greece
(e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com).
Cite: Koutsompou Violetta-Irene, "The Use of Literature in the Language Classroom: Methods and Aims," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 74-79, 2015.