Document Type : Research Paper


1 TEFL Ph.D candidate, Alzahra University of Tehran

2 Associate professor of TEFL, department of TEFL in Alzahra University of Tehran

3 Assistant professor of Contemporary Literature, department of literature, Islamic Azad University, Dezful branch


The researchers in this study aimed to explore the literacy shaped in a narrative-based curriculum for medical students and the productivity of this notion for foreign language literacy. Nourished by principles of narrative inquiry, critical, like, and other events, this was instantiated through exposing learners to narratives of resistance language and literature which reports on narratives of critical events. The findings of this study illustrate how the language in narratives of resistance as critical events inspires learners to discover their own English language learning events embedded in their real lives by deep reflection. This on its turn can lead to self-discovery for learning. Moreover, depicting the vastness of human soul and his/her adaptivity and struggle for learning in pain and suffering, English language embodied in resistance narratives can encourage learners to discover their roots  for language learning via the power of sharing narratives .


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