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(Mis)using literature in the English as a Second or Foreign Language classroom .
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Using Literature - Introduction | TeachingEnglish | British Council | BBC

Using Literature - Introduction | TeachingEnglish | British Council | BBC | Literature for the ESL classroom | Scoop.it

Great resources from the British Council Britlit site. Includes a brief introduction and a basic bibliography .

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Usando Literatura - Introdução

O objetivo desta seção de Literatura do presente website é fornecer algumas orientações através da riqueza de materiais disponíveis e de apoio, para fornecer uma plataforma de partilha de ideias e experiências e explorar algumas áreas que estão na linha da frente do que é, para muitos professores , o instrumento mais poderoso no seu material: a literatura como uma ferramenta para a aprendizagem de línguas.

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Teaching Literature

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Useful site with links to many different online projects and topics

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virtuaLit: introduction

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Close readings of a selction of work in poetry , fiction and drama .

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100 Stories- 100 Days – Short Story #12 | Raising Miro on the Road ...

100 Stories- 100 Days – Short Story #12 | Raising Miro on the Road ... | Literature for the ESL classroom | Scoop.it
The Marble Giver There's been something I wanted to write about for a long time now, and just now I've had the time. The story started when my family.
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Mother and son travel together - the world is their classroom . 

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ELT Online Reading Group

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The ELT Online Reading Group is an electronic version of a face-to-face reading group. Join us to read one of the selected short stories, poems and/or book extracts and then post your comments on...

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Online reading group for extended reading practice

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23 People Who Will Make You Care About Poetry in 2013

23 People Who Will Make You Care About Poetry in 2013 | Literature for the ESL classroom | Scoop.it
It isn't far-fetched to say that Patricia Lockwood's poem "Rape Joke," which was published at The Awl this week, was the best thing most people read on the Internet, and quite possibly the brightes...
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Names to watch out for .

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What is the best horror story you can come up with in two sentences. : AskReddit

What is the best horror story you can come up with in two sentences. : AskReddit | Literature for the ESL classroom | Scoop.it
reddit: the front page of the internet
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Less is more : compressed fiction . Great writing exercise .

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Book Discovery: Give Me Blind Dates With Books

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The book discovery problem is really not about discovery but about how readers choose what to read next. Let's cut to the chase and go straight to Chapter 1.
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Don't judge a book by its cover...

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Woodberry Poetry Room

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Recorded poetry readings by great poets 

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Poetic Public Art Is New Kind Of Graffiti [Pics] - PSFK

Poetic Public Art Is New Kind Of Graffiti [Pics] - PSFK | Literature for the ESL classroom | Scoop.it
Scottish artist Robert Montgomery creates conceptual displays by installing poetry in unexpected urban locations, often hijacking billboards.
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Public poetry

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Author quote posters

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Being around a successful author would surely be exhausting and inspiring in equal amounts. As well as all that wisdom they put into their books, their thought-provoking one-liners would literally be falling out here, there and everywhere.
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Humorous one-liners from famous authors in poster format .

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The Elements of Lust

A naughty poem for chemistry geeks, word nerds, and other perverts. From Songs of Love and Grammar, by James Harbeck (me), now available on Lulu.com and Amaz...
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Using the Periodical Table of Elements to write a humorous poem . An example of how symbols of any type can be playfully incorporated into poetic discourse .

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Inner Strength

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The requested URL /~ranga/humor/inner_strength.txt was not found on this server.
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Nice parody of the Kipling poem . 

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Mots justes: pick the perfect word in a poem

Mots justes: pick the perfect word in a poem | Literature for the ESL classroom | Scoop.it
When poets get it right individual words can add volumes of sense to their work. Trying to fill in some of their blanks is a useful lesson in this fine art
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teachingliterature / Media and Technology

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Very useful linkroll under different categories related to media-based exploration of litereature                                                                                   

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Book News: Slam Poet's 'OCD' Love Poem Makes Waves - NPR

Book News: Slam Poet's 'OCD' Love Poem Makes Waves - NPR | Literature for the ESL classroom | Scoop.it
Book News: Slam Poet's 'OCD' Love Poem Makes Waves
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Former Poet Laureate Robert Hass and NPR commentator Frank Deford also took prizes.
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Love poem which incorporates aspects ot the poet's Obsessive Compulsive Order into the poem itself goes viral . 

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Modern short stories for ell students - free documents download

Modern short stories for ell students - free documents download | Literature for the ESL classroom | Scoop.it
Modern short stories for ell students free eBook download or read online on MyBookezzz.com - Teaching L2 Reading Comprehension through Short Story - ipedr
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Short story resources for teachers

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George the Poet: 'Go Home' - video

George the Poet: 'Go Home' - video | Literature for the ESL classroom | Scoop.it
Performance artist George the Poet takes on the government's mobile ad campaign against illegal immigrants
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Poetry against prejudice

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I think fanfiction is literature and literature, for the most part, is fanfiction, and that anyone that dismisses it simply on the grounds that it’s derivative knows fuck-all about literature and n...

I think fanfiction is literature and literature, for the most part, is fanfiction, and that anyone that dismisses it simply on the grounds that it’s derivative knows fuck-all about literature and n... | Literature for the ESL classroom | Scoop.it
“As a professor, may I ask you what you think about fanfiction?
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Fanfiction is not to be dismissed as mere substandard emulation. Maybe in some cases it might inspire students and get them reading . Also , it is usually free .

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What are you reading, today?

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What are you reading at the moment? Take a photo of the cover and upload it to this group. It can either be a picture of you reading it or just a snap of the cover, as long as we ...
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Books are physical entities and when we share a picture of the book we are reading , I believe we are sharing something very personal . As regards its teaching usefulness , sharing a picture of a book being read might encourage students to read ,  and also start a conversation about the books themselves . 

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Reading Poems Backward : The New Yorker

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Another way of approaching a poem

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What Makes You Put Down a Book?

What Makes You Put Down a Book? | Literature for the ESL classroom | Scoop.it
We tried to find out! Here is a list of some of the top books you put aside and a few reasons why.
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Useful infographic for discussion on why we don't finish certain books

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Three-Minute Fiction Round 11: Finders Keepers : NPR

Three-Minute Fiction Round 11: Finders Keepers : NPR | Literature for the ESL classroom | Scoop.it
For this round of our short story contest, write a piece of original fiction in which a character finds something he or she has no intention of returning.
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Interesting constriction : write a story that can be read aloud in three minutes (600 words or fewer) .

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The Book Seer | What should I read next

Read a great book and wondering what to read next? Ask the famous bookseer
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What to read next?

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Songs of Love and Grammar | Sesquiotica

Songs of Love and Grammar | Sesquiotica | Literature for the ESL classroom | Scoop.it
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Songs of Love & Grammar has over 100 pages of  poetry that turns grammar , punctuation & symbols  into  little love poems.

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English Literature Online - English Authors and English Poet

English Literature Online - English Authors and English Poet | Literature for the ESL classroom | Scoop.it
English literature, England authors, literary periods, organizations - a directory of websites.

A Comprehensive List of Top English Literature Websites


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Useful list of Emglish Lit resources

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Rogério Rocha's comment, February 14, 2013 4:27 PM
Ótima sugestão para quem se interessa pelo idioma.