INTERCULTURALISM AND
LITERATURE IN THE EFL
CLASS
PROF. MARIA ALEJANDRA QUIROGA
FILOSOFIA Y LETRAS- UNT
INTERCULTURALISM
 CAN BE TRACED AS FAR BACK AS 1959.
 REFERS TO THE SUPPORT FOR CROSS-CULTURAL
DIALOGUE.
 PROMOTES DIAL...
INTERCULTURAL
LITERATURE
 CONTRIBUTES TO THE TRANSFORMATION OF
CULTURE THROUGH TIME
 CAN ACT AS AN AGENT TO DEVELOP STUD...
ROLANDO HINOJOSA
(1929)
CHICANO LITERATURE AS
INTERCULTURAL EFL CONTENT
BECKY AND HER FRIENDS
(1990)
SUGGESTED ACTIVITIES FOR THE EFL CLASS
 PAY ATTENTION TO THE USE OF SPANISH WORDS:
…And landed here with those gachupin i...
 ANALYSE CHARACTERS TAKING INTO ACCOUNT
THEIR ORIGIN AND POSITION IN SOCIETY.
……that only gives the big jobs to the Anglo...
 COMPARE CHARACTERS AND THEIR NARRATION OF BECKY’S
LIFE
Elvira Navarrete
• Becky’s mother.
• She is Mexican and her husba...
 Viola Barragan
• Elvira Navarrete’s friend.
• Businesswoman
• World traveller
• Helps Becky after the divorce and they w...
THANK YOU!
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Interculturalism in the efl class

  1. 1. INTERCULTURALISM AND LITERATURE IN THE EFL CLASS PROF. MARIA ALEJANDRA QUIROGA FILOSOFIA Y LETRAS- UNT
  2. 2. INTERCULTURALISM  CAN BE TRACED AS FAR BACK AS 1959.  REFERS TO THE SUPPORT FOR CROSS-CULTURAL DIALOGUE.  PROMOTES DIALOGUE AND INTERACTION BETWEEN CULTURES.
  3. 3. INTERCULTURAL LITERATURE  CONTRIBUTES TO THE TRANSFORMATION OF CULTURE THROUGH TIME  CAN ACT AS AN AGENT TO DEVELOP STUDENTS’ INTERCULTURAL AWARENESS.
  4. 4. ROLANDO HINOJOSA (1929) CHICANO LITERATURE AS INTERCULTURAL EFL CONTENT
  5. 5. BECKY AND HER FRIENDS (1990)
  6. 6. SUGGESTED ACTIVITIES FOR THE EFL CLASS  PAY ATTENTION TO THE USE OF SPANISH WORDS: …And landed here with those gachupin idea, that ridiculously insolent Spanish su-pe-ri-o-ri-ty, la superioridad española… …They were old Mexicans, mexicanos viejos…
  7. 7.  ANALYSE CHARACTERS TAKING INTO ACCOUNT THEIR ORIGIN AND POSITION IN SOCIETY. ……that only gives the big jobs to the Anglos- Klail Electric, Belken & Co- and the little ones to us, as if we didn’t know as much as anyone… (Isidro Peralta)
  8. 8.  COMPARE CHARACTERS AND THEIR NARRATION OF BECKY’S LIFE Elvira Navarrete • Becky’s mother. • She is Mexican and her husband American. • Very conservative, obliged her daughter to get married to a ‘good’ man. • She is against Becky’s divorce.
  9. 9.  Viola Barragan • Elvira Navarrete’s friend. • Businesswoman • World traveller • Helps Becky after the divorce and they work together.
  10. 10. THANK YOU!

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