中国应用语言学


  • TOWARDS MORE EFFECTIVE PRONUNCIATION TEACHING

    <正> While pronunciation instruction is going through somerevolutionary change in the international TESL field,mostteachers in China still keep to the traditional approach,which isbelieved to give priority to the wrong aspects of pronunciation.This paper aims to help teachers update theoretical knowledgeand beliefs about pronunciation teaching and,through areasonable integration of various findings,search for ways toimprove the effectiveness of pronunciation teaching at thetertiary level in China.

    2001年02期 2-5页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 119K]
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  • TOWARDS COMMUNICATIVE LISTENING

    <正> This paper discusses how to implement communicativelistening or the integration of listening and speaking in thelistening class.It suggests that the current three-stage practice inthe listening class should be modified by aligning the objective,the input and the task for effective listening/speakingintegration.It points out that"communicative listening"should meet the learners"communicative needs"anddemonstrates the relevance of input authenticity,cooperativelistening,and the discourse perspective/genre approach for thispurpose.Practical suggestions are made with reference to theGraded Tests for English Majors Band 4 and Band 8.

    2001年02期 6-8页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 101K]
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  • ORAL COMMUNICATION ANXIETIES:SOME CONCEPTS RECONSIDERED

    <正> College English learners frequently worry about the small-size vocabulary,incorrect grammar and inappropriateexpressions in their spoken English when communicating withfluent speakers of English.In this article,we reconsider theconcepts of vocabulary,accuracy and appropriateness oflanguage use in the hope that when learners come to realize thatno one performs perfectly in English they can be encouraged tocontinue practicing English speaking skills and to acquiresufficient level of English ability to cope with everydaycommunication.

    2001年02期 9-12页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 144K]
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  • 中国英语教学研究会第三届常务理事会

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    2001年02期 12页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 35K]
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  • AN EMPIRICAL STUDY OF THE EFFECT OF STRATEGIES-BASED INSTRUCTION ON LISTENING COMPREHENSION

    <正> This paper reports a typical interventionist learningstrategies study,aiming at investigating the effect of strategies-based study on listening comprehension.The study took the formof an experiment in which two parallel classes of eighty-five first-year non-English majors were assigned into an experimental anda control group.Both groups participated in the same 18-weeklistening program,the only difference being that theexperimental group students were trained systematically inthirteen listening strategies.Results of this study reveal thatadding explicit strategy training into the regular listeningclassroom instruction has produced significant effects in areasinvestigated.First,the experimental group outperformed thecontrol group on listening comprehension achievements.Second,the strategies-based instruction had more impact on studentswith average listening ability than students above or belowaverage.The primary objective of this study is to provideimplications for the effective teaching of listening in China andfor the development of language learners’learning and languageskills.

    2001年02期 13-20页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 234K]
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  • REQUESTS IN CHINESE AND ENGLISH

    <正> Sociolinguistic competence is essential for foreign languagelearners to acquire effective communication becausecommunication is subject to social appropriateness.Differentlanguages,however,have different sociallinguistic rules(Wolfson,1989),the knowledge as to what is appropriate tosay to whom,and under what conditions.This paper attemptsto study requests in Chinese and English contrastively,in orderto account for the Chinese transfer influence and the pragmaticfailure in the use of English by Chinese students of English,andto draw pedagogical implications.

    2001年02期 21-28页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 232K]
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  • CULTURAL BARRIERS TO THE APPLICATION OF COMMUNICATIVE APPROACH TO LANGUAGE TEACHING IN CHINESE CLASSROOMS

    <正> The communicative approach has been widely accepted andused in language teaching since the 1970s in western countriesand has proved to be quite effective.However,in Chineseclassrooms,it doesn’t seem as effective as it is in a westerncontext.This paper analyses the cultural barriers to theapplication of the communicative approach in Chineseclassrooms.Namely,the acceptance of relationships based onpower and authority;the collectivism orientation of Chinasociety and the concept of"face"are three cultural factors thathinder effective communicative language teaching in China.

    2001年02期 29-31页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 100K]
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  • ENGLISH LITERATURE TEACHING IN CHINESE CLASSROOM

    <正> The ignorance of English literature hinders Chinese studentsfrom improving their English reading and writing abilities.Aneffective solution is to introduce a little English literature toChinese students in their English class.Three tactics ofintroduction of English literature—fragmented quotations,comparison and guided reading—are recommended andillustrated in details in this article.Though most Chinese students spend as long as eight yearson English study,few of them get to see English literature.It isabsurd that of the hundreds of articles in English textbooks forChinese students(who do not major in English)available,notone is a passage of English literary works,and none of themintroduce English writers or recommend English poets.Resultedly,Chinese students know very little about Englishliterature and their knowledge of English culture and traditionsis also limited.This hinders them from improving their readingand writing abilities.Trying for years to introduce a little English literature toChinese students in my English class,I find the effect has beenunexpectedly inspiring,not only making my lectures morevivid,but also enriching my students’English knowledge andarousing their enthusiasm for further study of Englishliterautre.My methods are as follows.

    2001年02期 32-33页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 58K]
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  • CULTURAL OVERLAPS AS SEEN FROM ENGLISH AND CHINESE PROVERBS

    <正> This paper attempts to survey some cultural overlapsthrough the analysis of some English and Chinese proverbs.Thewriter classifies the overlaps into three kinds:complete overlaps,concept-shared overlaps and image-shared overlaps.He pointsout that English and Chinese proverbs have much in common,which is of great help to English-Chinese culturalcommunication.

    2001年02期 34-37+21页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 212K]
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  • 第三届中国英语教学国际研讨会胜利召开

    <正> 由中国英语教学研究会、全国高校外语专业教学指导委员会和北京外国语大学等单位联合举办的"中国英语教学国际研讨会"于2001年5月19日-21日在北京华润饭店举行。中国英语教学研究会是教育部批准和领导下的学术研究机构,成立于1982年,北京外国语大学已故王佐良教授和许国璋教授曾分任第一届和第二届会长,北京外国语大学胡文仲教授任第三届会长。中国英语教学研究会共举办过三届中国英语教学国际研讨会,第一届于1985年在广州举行,第二届于1992年在天津举行,此次研讨会是中国英语教学研究会发起的第三届中国英语教学国际研讨会,也是目前我国举办的同类研讨会中学术水平最高,

    2001年02期 37页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 61K]
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  • WORD ASSOCIATIONS IN VOCABULARY LEARNING

    <正> With the widespread adoption of new college Englishtextbooks,vocabulary learning seems a more important taskthan ever before for college students.This paper is about aresearch on how to help students learn English words moremeaningfully and enlarge their vocabulary more efficiently.This paper first discusses word meaning,concept,andconcept network,then explores the associative network of wordsand their associations,which corresponds to English lexicalrelations.The lexical network can be realized onto a computer tobenefit students in their learning.

    2001年02期 38-42页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 153K]
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  • VOCABULARY STRATEGIES AND VOCABULARY LEARNING

    <正> This research is a comparative study of Chinese EFLgradutes′vocabulary strategies applied in their EGeneralAP(English for General Academic Purposes)and ESpecialAP(English for Special Academic Purpose)learning.Participantswere the first-year graduates of non-English major in ChinaPharmaceutical University(N=102).The present study uses ataxonomy of strategies developed by O'Malley and Chamot(1990),which was modified to more accurately reflectvocabulary strategies(altogether 31 sub-strategy variables within16 strategies).Analysis through SAS(Statistic Analysis System)on the collected date has revealed that:1)Learners apply more types of vocabulary stategies inEGeneralAP than in ESpecialAP vocabulary learning.2)Translation and Extensive Reading gain higher frequencyof application in ESpecialAP learning.3)11 vocabulary strategies strongly predict EGeneralAPvocabulary achievement and only 6 strategies strongly predictESpecialAp vocabulary achievement.At the end of the paper,some practical suggestions aremade for EFL graduate teachers to adjust their teaching targetand methods.

    2001年02期 43-49页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 218K]
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  • AN EXPERIMENT ON THE EFFECT OF CREATIVE MNEMONIC SYSTEMS IN WORD LEARNING

    <正> Vocabulary acquisition/learning in large quantities withina certain short period of time is of importance for Chinesestudents to learn English acceleratively.This contrast experimentaims at exploring a serial of creative mnemonic systems in wordlearning to develop the super learning of English.The result hasproven the good effect and the possibility of teaching suchcreative mnemonic systems.

    2001年02期 50-54页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 183K]
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  • DEVELOPING A SOUND POLICY FOR THE TREATMENT OF GRAMMAR

    <正> Should grammar be taught at all?Is it a hindrance or anaid?Communicative language teaching approach seems to havecast doubts on the value of grammar teaching.The present paperargues that the positive effect of grammar in College Englishteaching and learning should not be overlooked.Grammar servesas a means to the final achievement of language proficiency.Itis time for language teachers to reconsider the role of grammarand to come up with a more appropriate and thus,moreeffective treatment of grammar in College English teaching.

    2001年02期 55-56页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 77K]
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  • INTEGRATING INTERNET INTO FOREIGN LANGUAGE TEACHING—WHAT DECISION SHALL I MAKE AS A COLLEGE ENGLISH TEACHER IN CHINA?

    <正> Recent years have found great interest and practice inintegrating lnternet into foreign language teaching.Yet it can beseen that using lnternet in language teaching has both its prosand cons.This paper examines both its advantages anddisadvantages as a hypertextual source of information and ameans of communication,and meanwhile focuses on itsfeasibility and practicality in language classroom.

    2001年02期 57-60页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 128K]
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  • HOW TO MAKE USE OF ENGLISH NEWSPAPERS AND MAGAZINES AROUND US IN THE EXTENSIVE READING CLASSROOM

    <正> What can be conveniently and effectively used as readingmaterials in our extensive reading classroom(ERC)?Now thatthey are living in an information era,students need to absorb allsorts of knowledge and information within the shortest possibletime.Compared with other reading materials,newspapers andmagazines published in China have their own unique advantagesto be recommended as a main reading source.This paperillustrates this idea in four parts:introduction,merits ofemploying English newspapers and magazines in the ERC,waysof making use of English newspapers and magazines at hand toorganize communicative activities,conclusion.

    2001年02期 61-64页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 139K]
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