Teaching Novels in an English Language Classroom: A Qualitative Study
This research article explores and studies the role of the English novel in English Language Teaching (ELT) from the students’ perspective. Novels are considered to motivate and enhance literary materials used in the classroom. The study used a qualitative approach. The research targeted senior students selected from an English Department. Use of the novel was observed to be a flexible learning tool. Novels have the ability to appeal and satisfy each learner’s unique style of learning. It can touch on the learners’ creativity and enhance their descriptive and dialogue abilities.
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