1995 年 1 巻 p. 61-67
Once I proposed to use a novel-movie unit in our English class so that we can drill students both in listening comprehension ability and reading ability at the same time by having them read a novel and then watch the movie that has been made based upon it. I called that approach 'reading-listening dual approach". I adopted the approach in my English classes for the past three years and found that it could be an effective way when we were wise in selecting a good novel-movie unit which would be appropriate to the particular class we teach. To successfully read through a novel and practice listening to the Enslish dialogues in the movie, we need a fair amount of class hours -- preferably three hours a week.