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Teaching literary essays to EFL students

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dc.contributor.author Bacha, Nahla Nola
dc.date.accessioned 2018-06-05T10:07:46Z
dc.date.available 2018-06-05T10:07:46Z
dc.date.copyright 2017 en_US
dc.date.issued 2018-06-05
dc.identifier.issn 2334-2358 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/8002
dc.description.abstract Research on L1 Arabic students’ academic writing has indicated a general weakness in organizing their ideas. At the university level, there are certain academic writing genres that are required and which students find difficult to produce. The literary texts of the L1 Arabic students, following a course of study in the medium of English, often lack a purpose, supporting evidence, analysis and interpretation. Studies have indicated that with carefully designed methods and scaffolding, the English as a foreign learner can improve in writing in the target language. Based on the genre approach and Feez’s (1998) five steps, this study gives one method that teachers could use to help students organize and support their ideas in writing the literary essay, one required text in literature courses. Pedagogical recommendations are made for EFL contexts. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.title Teaching literary essays to EFL students en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.description.version Published en_US
dc.author.school SAS en_US
dc.author.idnumber 198790030 en_US
dc.author.department English en_US
dc.description.embargo N/A en_US
dc.relation.journal International Journal of Language and Literature en_US
dc.journal.volume 5 en_US
dc.journal.issue 1 en_US
dc.article.pages 117-126 en_US
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.15640/ijll.v5n1a17 en_US
dc.identifier.ctation Bacha, N. N. (2017). Teaching Literary Essays to EFL Students. International Journal, 5(1), 117-126. en_US
dc.author.email nbacha@lau.edu.lb en_US
dc.identifier.tou http://libraries.lau.edu.lb/research/laur/terms-of-use/articles.php en_US
dc.identifier.url http://ijll-net.com/journals/ijll/Vol_5_No_1_June_2017/17.pdf en_US
dc.author.affiliation Lebanese American University en_US


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