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Literary Texts as the Material in Teaching Reading Comprehension

By D. (Davy) Budiono

Abstract

In selecting the appropriate literary texts to be used as the material in teaching reading comprehension, we have to consider a number of criteria. The criteria for valid literary texts to be used in teaching reading comprehension are the types of the literary texts, the students\u27 proficiency level, and the themes that will suit the students\u27 interest. Still, the teacher\u27s creativity in developing the material is still needed to support the achievement of the teaching-learning goals. This paper is intended for selecting the suitable literary material for teaching reading comprehension for the third year of SMU students. This paper begins with the discussion of the purposes of using literary texts in teaching reading comprehension. It is followed by the nature of literary texts and the nature of reading comprehension. Later in this paper the criteria of texts selection will also be discusse

Topics: Indonesia
Publisher: Widya Mandala Catholic University Surabaya
Year: 2010
OAI identifier: oai:neliti.com:232464
Provided by: Neliti

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