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Literature Mediated English in the UCM Degree in Modern Languages: A Pilot Study


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1 English Department, The University Complutense of Madrid, Spain
 

The Degree in Modern Languages recently implemented by the Complutense University of Madrid has been designed in the light of the European Higher Education criteria. In the case of English, the curriculum includes a B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) course of general English, with the consequent lack of motivation of many of the students in the classroom, who already got that level at high school. In this sense, it is our intention to carry about a pilot study intended to design, implement and test the use of literary texts and articles in the ESL classroom.

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ESL, Literature, Curriculum, Higher Education.
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Authors

Elena Dominguez Romero
English Department, The University Complutense of Madrid, Spain
Jelena Bobkina
English Department, The University Complutense of Madrid, Spain

Abstract


The Degree in Modern Languages recently implemented by the Complutense University of Madrid has been designed in the light of the European Higher Education criteria. In the case of English, the curriculum includes a B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) course of general English, with the consequent lack of motivation of many of the students in the classroom, who already got that level at high school. In this sense, it is our intention to carry about a pilot study intended to design, implement and test the use of literary texts and articles in the ESL classroom.

Keywords


ESL, Literature, Curriculum, Higher Education.

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