THE APPLICATION OF SHORT STORIES IN TEACHING ENGLISH

Ida Machdarifah, Ria Yunita

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Abstract :The objective of this article was to focus on the use of short stories in English language teaching (ELT).It presented why short stories become one of the best choices used among other literary genres in teaching English.. Short Stories can be used as  good sources in ELT classes in almost all levels depending on levels of difficulty and appropriateness of the stories used as materials in class.  They are very appropriate for every language classroom. The use short stories in English language teaching is not only for mastering English language skills: reading,writing, listening and speaking but also for motivating students to learn some literary aspects, integrate cultural awareness and  make them think critically.  .

 

Keywords : short story, teaching English.

 


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