A CULTURAL PERSPECTIVE STUDY TO THE INTEGRATION OF LITERATURE AND LANGUAGE EDUCATION

Dr. Umar Bello
Volume 6(2), July 2015

Abstract

This paper deals firstly with some theoretical reflections about cultural variations and its impact on the teaching/leaning process of foreign languages. Examples of texts that contain some cultural aspects are provided. A comparison and contrast process between the target culture and the native culture is carried out and it has proven quite successful in the teaching and learning of English at undergraduate level. Most of the discussions and analyses were comprehended by the students. The teachers served as the initiators and facilitators of the task. The various tasks presented and analyzed here respond to empirical matters experienced by the researchers