On the Use of Literary Texts in the DaF Lesson with the Example of Heinrich Boell’s Short Story “Die Blasse Anna” with a Focus on Writing on a B2 Level

  •  Yassamin Ostad A. Ghorabi    
  •  Mohammad Hossein Haddadi    


For the promotion and optimization of teaching foreign languages, new methods and strategies are always considered that include literary texts. The aim of the present paper is to provide arguments for the use of literature in the classroom. Learning target areas and selection criteria for the use of literary texts in the classroom are presented. A short story by German author Heinrich Boell named “Die blasse Anna” will be taken as an example to demonstrate the usability of literary texts in language learning.

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  • ISSN(Print): 1927-5250
  • ISSN(Online): 1927-5269
  • Started: 2012
  • Frequency: bimonthly

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