THE USE OF LITERATURE IN THE LANGUAGE CLASSROOM AT A HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTION IN INDONESIA

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Published: 2022-03-04

Page: 490-494


SUKARDI WEDA *

English Department, Faculty of Languages and Literature, Universitas Negeri Makassar, Indonesia.

FATHU RAHMAN

English Department, Faculty of Cultural Sciences, Universitas Hasanuddin, Indonesia.

ANDI ELSA FADHILAH SAKTI

English Department, Faculty of Languages and Literature, Universitas Negeri Makassar, Indonesia.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

To achieve curriculum target in the language classroom, there are a variety of teaching authentic materials employed in the language classroom and one of the intriguing authentic materials is literature. This present study aims at exploring the students’ perception on the use of literature at higher education in Makassar, Indonesia. The subjects of the study were the students of English Department of the Faculty of Languages and Literature State University of Makassar, Indonesia. There were 30 students participated in the study. The study therefore reveals that literature can improve students’ language awareness. This is because, the use of literature in the language classroom is interesting authentic material, and the study reveals that the use of literature in the language classroom is vital and it has pedagogical, methodic, and didactic value.

Keywords: Literature, language classroom, language awareness, higher education institution, Indonesia


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WEDA, S., RAHMAN, F., & FADHILAH SAKTI, A. E. (2022). THE USE OF LITERATURE IN THE LANGUAGE CLASSROOM AT A HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTION IN INDONESIA. Asian Journal of Advances in Research, 5(1), 490–494. Retrieved from https://mbimph.com/index.php/AJOAIR/article/view/2866

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