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General Information
    • ISSN: 2010-3689
    • Frequency: Bimonthly (2011-2014); Monthly (Since 2015)
    • DOI: 10.18178/IJIET
    • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Steve Thatcher
    • Executive Editor: Ms. Nancy Y. Liu
    • Abstracting/ Indexing: EI (INSPEC, IET), Electronic Journals Library, Google Scholar, Crossref and ProQuest
    • E-mail: ijiet@ejournal.net
Editor-in-chief
Prof. Dr. Steve Thatcher
QUniversity, Australia
It is my honor to be the editor-in-chief of IJIET. The journal publishes good-quality papers which focous on the advanced researches in the field of information and education technology. Hopefully, IJIET will become a recognized journal among the scholars in the related fields.

IJIET 2015 Vol.5(1): 74-79 ISSN: 2010-3689
DOI: 10.7763/IJIET.2015.V5.479

The Use of Literature in the Language Classroom: Methods and Aims

Koutsompou Violetta-Irene
Abstract—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.

Index Terms—Activities, children, English, methods.

Koutsompou Violetta-Irene is with City Unity College, Athens, Greece (e-mail: v.koutsompou@cityu.gr, k_violetta120@yahoo.com).

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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.

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