Journal of Foreign Language Education and Technology

May Ann D. Dio

Department of Education, Sorsogon National High School, Philippines


  • Research Article   
    Literature: An Essential Tool in Language Teaching
    Author(s): May Ann D. Dio* and Michael L. Estremera

    Literary texts are a rich source of linguistic input that can assist learners practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing in addition to illuminating grammar rules and introducing new vocabulary. Additionally, it has been discovered that literary texts can engage students with various learning styles and offer chances for multisensory classroom experiences. Furthermore, this paper intends to highlight the use of literature as a popular method for teaching both basic language skills and language areas in our times. Reasons for using literary texts in foreign language classroom as well as the main criteria for choosing appropriate literary texts in foreign language classes are stressed to familiarize the reader with the underlying motivations and standards for language teachers when using and selecting literary texts. Also, the relationship between literature and the teaching of .. Read More»

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