A cultural and cognitive perspective on TEFL: Language awareness and its implications for reading

Author: Liliana Elena Callejas Gil

Year: 2010

Title: A cultural and cognitive perspective on TEFL: Language awareness and its implications for reading


Summary: This study explores the connections among language awareness, cultural awareness, and the reading of humorous texts. Based on the connections found, this work also offers a pedagogical proposal, which aims to engage students through humor in reading and learning about the target language and culture.


Key words: Language awareness, reading, cultural awareness, process portfolio, humor, comic strips.

Library barcode: CAL 370.117