Discussing SDG10 in “Still I Rise” by Maya Angelou

Evidence shows that literature can be a significant tool for English language teaching and can help international students improve their skills in speaking, listening, reading and writing in English. Literary texts, such as poems, short stories and novels, can provide international students with exciting opportunities to practise these language skills while also learning about grammatical structures and understanding new vocabulary. Duff and Maley (1990) argue that the use of literature is influential in language teaching since it provides students with real examples of language applications, and opportunities to experience new genres and styles and learn how to distinguish the function of each.

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