Teaching English through Poetry: A Powerful Medium for Learning Second Language

@article{Mittal2014TeachingET,
  title={Teaching English through Poetry: A Powerful Medium for Learning Second Language},
  author={Reena Mittal},
  journal={IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science},
  year={2014},
  volume={19},
  pages={21-23}
}
  • Reena Mittal
  • Published 2014
  • Education, Linguistics
  • IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science
Poetry was not considered apt and appropriate for second language learning especially when we talk about Grammar, communication skills etc. But poetry serves not only a model of literature but a model for teaching skills of language as reading and writing. Poetry can be an effective way of language teaching. The student can easily relate structures and themes with the help of poetry. We must always remember that our old Fables, Tales and Japanese ‘Tanka’, were sung and we still remember them by… 

Teaching Poetry Enhances Speaking Skills – an Analysis Based on Select Poems

English has become the medium of all relevant social interactions, discussions in all circumstances globally because of its numerous functions and preferences over several other languages. Language

Poetry Writing in EFL Classrooms: Learning from Indonesian Students’ Strategies

Hanuer’s Meaningful Literacy has been used as a major justification for including poetry writing as part of pedagogical practices in second and foreign language contexts. Unfortunately, within the

Poetry as a Strategy for Teaching English

This article explores ways to introduce and integrate poetry in English classes in the context of second-language education. My aim is to spark interest in contemporary poetry while addressing

The Positive Relationship between Teaching or Using English Poetry as an Instructional Source and the Teaching - Learning of Different Language Skills and Sub Skills

The aim of this study was to investigate, in a descriptive , argumentative and chronological methodology, about the positive relationship between teaching or using English poetry as an instructional

Teaching Literature Enhances Communication Skills – a Study with Special Emphasis on Poetry

The term communication is one of the most analyzed terms in the academic arena and it has been studied systematically since ancient times. Communication is an everyday social activity that is an

Poetry in Teaching French Descriptive Texts Writing

This study aims to identify, analyse, and describe: 1) the steps of learning to write descriptive text based on poetry text with a genre-based approach; 2) students' ability in writing a descriptive

STUDENTS’ PERCEPTION ON THE USE OF POETRY IN A LITERARY APPRECIATION CLASS

Poetry has been used as a one of teaching media that often used in English language learning. Besides offering benefits, the use of poetry in language class gives challenges to the learners. This

Teaching with Literature: the Needs of Indonesian Islamic Universities

Reading literary works helps learners grow linguistically, personally, culturally, and spiritually. However, researchers in the field of ESL and EFL have not conducted adequate analysis on the use of

Die gebruik van gedigte in die onderrig van Afrikaans as addisionele taal

CITATION: Adendorff, E. 2019. Die gebruik van gedigte in die onderrig van Afrikaans as addisionele taal. LitNet Akademies, 16(1):473-503.