Integration of Technology and CLIL in teaching literature

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Niranjana, Dr. G. Bhuvaneswari


This paper aims to examine the effectiveness of an eclectic approach that involves the integration of Content and Language Integrated learning with technology in teaching literature. Generally, all the subjects are learned in the English language in India, and it is merely teaching the content in a second language, but Content and Language Integrated learning involves learning the language through content and to develop mastery over the content through language. This includes understanding, thinking, developing, and creating cognitive subject matter using the English language. The current trends and developments in English language teaching are designed and focused on the use of technology in language teaching. CLIL is an inclusive teaching methodology which can be adapted to the needs of the learners belong to different cultures and geographical location. The insights from literature and digital technology complement each other and contribute to the development of the field of digital humanities. The recent trends and developments in digital humanities such as digital archives, AR murals, audiobooks, book review forums, online poetry, and drama clubs, and digital literature enabled the dissemination of literary knowledge easier and helps to examine the multiple aspects of the text. When coupled with content-appropriate teaching pedagogy, this can be proved to be an effective teaching-learning methodology for teaching literature.

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