Inquiry Process through Literature in the EFL Classroom: A Broad Path to Work on Critical Thinking

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Eliana Garzón Duarte


This article presents theoretical considerations about the inclusion of literary texts as a facilitative tool to develop critical thinking skills from inquiry process in a foreign language classroom. The rationale presented here may serve as a foundation for foreign language teachers who face the necessity of reformulating their objectives and instructional procedures to promote the development of language competency while fostering critical processes in students.

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Garzón Duarte, E. (2007). Inquiry Process through Literature in the EFL Classroom: A Broad Path to Work on Critical Thinking. HOW, 14(1), 81–88. Retrieved from
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Eliana Garzón Duarte, Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia, Tunja

Eliana Garzón Duarte is an M.A. candidate in Language Teaching at UPTC (Tunja). She currently works as a full-time teacher at Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia in Tunja. She holds an undergraduate degree from Universidad Industrial de Santander.


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