Teaching Language and Literature: A Question of Balance?

Anna Devís Arbona, Josep-Vicent García Raffi
2015 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
Regarding the teaching of Catalan, four textbooks were created in the 1970s and 80s, which included a complete work of literature, with numerous grammar and lexical commentaries, and exercises about the literary text. The author who is the link between these books is the grammarian Albert Jané i Riera, a writer and linguist who has been a leading figure in Catalan culture as the editor of the children's magazine Cavall Fort. Our aim with this synchronic and diachronic study is to vindicate the
more » ... mportance of the educational proposals we have analysed, as well as the appropriateness and the need of teaching language and literature to regain and consolidate their mutually enriching relationships.
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2015.03.146 fatcat:dba6tkeshfckbarbovzw3e2vni