中国应用语言学


  • Perceptions of Chinese EFL Learners on Communication Diffculties and Communicative Strategies in Use in the Australian Context

    <正> 1. Introduction and background This paper reports on the results of an investigation intothe perceptions held by a group of Chinese EFL learners, whocurrently studying in Australian tertiary institutions, oncommunication difficulties and communicative strategies theyhave employed in Australian academic and casual contexts. Theaim of the study is to present a Chinese perspective of the issuebeing investigated. In particular, the significance of teachingcommunicative strategies to Chinese learners of English isproposed.

    2004年03期 5-6页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 64K]
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  • A Study on Subject-based English for College Students

    <正> Subject-Based English is an effective way to help collegestudents to complete the transition from languagr learning to itspractical application. According to the requirement of Subject-Based English for college students from Educational Ministry OfChina, this paper approaches the development of teachingmaterial, content of the courses, teaching model and teachingmethod by using the advanced EAP teaching theories of othercountries for reference.

    2004年03期 6页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 30K]
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  • Teaching EFL Listening in an Input-poor Environment: Problems and Suggestions

    <正> Successful listening comprehension (LC) relies on theavailability of adequate linguistic knowledge and worldknowledge on the part of the learner. LC difficulty is closelyrelated to learner's inability to activate the knowledge needed.

    2004年03期 6页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 30K]
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  • Grasp Reading Skills to Improve Reading Ability?

    <正> Reading is a kind of communication, and for most peoplein most situations it is more important than speaking. Forcollege students today, it is more important for them to obtainthe newest information on their own fields through English,rather than showing their English certificates. However, themost common problem students have nowadays, includingEnglish majors, is that they have difficulty in understanding thelong sentences, or sentences with complicated structures.Therefore, how to improve reading ability draws more and

    2004年03期 7页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 32K]
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  • Brief Analysis of Classroom Activities Applied in Communicative Approach to College English Teaching

    <正> Much effort has long been made, either by researchers orby teachers, to create a communicative classroom by the use ofactivities where students have a certain amount of choice inwhat to say, or what to do. The writer, from the academicyear 2000 to present, has adopted the "New College English"course book (Zhejiang University) in her English majors'comprehensive English course. This course book is compiledbased on the student-centered teaching approach, whichadvocates student's involvement in fulfilling tasks in the

    2004年03期 7页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 32K]
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  • Read to Write, Write to Learn-An Output-oriented Mode for ELT

    <正> The learning process of "input-intake-output" is wellapproved, and the general rule of "input>intake>output" iswidely acknowledged. Can we generate a method to maximizeintake, and more importantly, output, so that we, as learners,can be more reassured that our efforts are rewarded?

    2004年03期 8页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 32K]
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  • Cross-cultural Communication and ELT in China

    <正> Culture plays a significant role in teaching and learning alanguage. The acquisition of cultural knowledge is anindispensable part of language learning. This paper discussesthe importance and necessity of cross-cultural communication inthe language teaching, and focuses on three parts:

    2004年03期 8-9页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 67K]
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  • Focus on the Learner

    <正> Language teaching is often discussed from the point ofview of the teacher. Some of the ways in which teachersbeliefs, goals, attitudes, and decisions influence how theyapproach of teaching have already been examined by manypeople. However, while learning is the goal of teaching, it isnot necessarily the mirror image of teaching. Learners, too,

    2004年03期 9-10页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 65K]
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  • A Research into Effectiveness of Comprehension Strategies for Facilitating Reading Performanceand Reader Development

    <正> In looking at reading comprehension and readerdevelopment, the traditional assumption in EFL (English asforeign language) teaching is that it is a process in which thereader passively absorbs what the writer has produced and aprocess of input of knowledge, especially in lexical andsyntactical terms. Priority, therefore, has been given to thelinguistic knowledge in teaching. Learners then tend to focuson grammar and vocabulary without developing positivelearning strategies, believing that good grammatical and lexicalknowledge helps to develop a good comprehension.

    2004年03期 10页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 30K]
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  • The Study on Teahing Pattern of Engish+Specialty (International Building Contracting)

    <正> English is a tool, or a specialty, which is still a question tobe differed. As for the teaching research of English study,we've taken it as specialty for years. We used to think that

    2004年03期 10-11页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 67K]
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  • Evaluation of English Teaching and Learning Materials in Terms of Learner-centeredness

    <正> This paper discusses learner-centeredness, learner centeredapproaches and evaluation in material design. It starts with aliterature review on some current theories on the definitions of"learner-centeredness" and learner-centered approaches inmaterials design. Thereafter, based on the researches in thisfield, a framework is developed for the evaluation of learner-centered components contained in English language teachingand learning materials. The justified evaluating questions are:

    2004年03期 11页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 36K]
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  • Enough with Motivation but Lack in Strategies-A Questionnaire of Undergraduates in College English Learning

    <正> A questionnaire reveals some valuable data in collegestudents' motivation, strategies, method, anxiety in Englishlearning and their evaluation for teacher's role in classroom.The work of investigation was done at the end of year 2003.About 1000 engineering majors in a university of technologyjoined in. The questionnaire contains 51 questions that aredivided into four groups for the investigation of motivation, the

    2004年03期 11-12页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 71K]
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  • Listening and Speaking to Help Students Become Involved Listeners and Active Speakers

    <正> This paper intends to reveal the potential obstacles thatmay hinder students from understanding a listening text, todiscuss the right procedures and techniques that a teachershould adopt in class and to suggest some post-listening activitiesthat can be turned into oral practice.

    2004年03期 12-13页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 66K]
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  • Application of the Interactive Approach to the Teaching of English Reading in College

    <正> Where there is no readng, there is no improvement inforeign language learning. The ability to read at a reasonablerate and with good comprehension has long been recognized tobe as important as other skills. Teachers in English languageeducation should be vitally concerned with approaches that canimprove the reading comprehension of students. Theinteractive approach to reading is of great value in this respect.

    2004年03期 13-14页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 61K]
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  • The Features of Multimedia Teaching

    <正> The first feature of a multimedia teaching system lies inthat it has to incorporate into its own the synchronic teachingvs. the diachronic teaching in different time "zones". Thepriority of such multimedia approach is that the learner canarrange and control their own time and energy and the wholeteaching schedule in close accordance with their own actualsituations and interests.

    2004年03期 14-15页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 67K]
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  • A Case Study: Syllabus, Methodology and Assessment with Oral EL Classes for Non-English Majors

    <正> In response to the school curriculum reform,approximately 1200 out of the 3000 sophomores of non-Englishmajor in our university selected oral English as the optionalcourse for the autumn semester study of 2003. The highdemand for the spoken English classes is a challenge to theEnglish teachers concerned. However how to conduct oralEnglish lessons effectively in a considerably big-sized class of 35plus with varied language aptitudes and personality traits callsforth a good topic for research studies.

    2004年03期 15页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 37K]
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  • What Are They Doing While Reading?-Matching Theory with Practice

    <正> Traditionally, applied linguistics focused its research onhow to improve teaching methods, now the focus has graduallyshifted from teaching to learning, that is, from how teachersteach their students to how students learn their languages.Studies have shown that the reader is not a passive receiver ofthe incoming signals and the reading process is supposed to be apsychological activity that is active and creative. This paperwill probe into the reading process to see what the reader does

    2004年03期 15-16页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 69K]
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  • A Creative Method of Foreign Language Education: Integrated, Connected and Staged English Teaching Mode

    <正> The uniqueness of Foreign Language Education is tounceasingly create new teaching methods and the purport ofthis paper is to explore an approach to a better English teachingmode-Integrated, Connected and Staged English TeachingMode. The aims of the Mode focus on the early-staged Englishlearning, the intersected English avoiding, the English-learning

    2004年03期 16-17页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 70K]
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  • The Impact of Learning Contexts on English Grammar Acquisition

    <正> This study is an attempt to investigate to what extentdifferent learning contexts inform syntax acquisition of Chineseadult learners of English. The research was conducted inLondon and Chongqing within a different framework thatacknowledges the role of context from a perspective of thegeneral theory of second language acquisition. Issues andtheories in SLA research including language transfer, error

    2004年03期 17-18页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 73K]
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  • The Review of Literature for the Changing Context of Tertiary English Teaching in China and Teachers' Responses to the Challenges

    <正> The purpose of this review is to analyse the topic of thestudy: the changing context of tertiary English teaching inChina and teachers' responses to the challenges. The mainresearch question is how tertiary English teachers meeting thechallenges of the changing expectations in their professions.This review is to seek to answer the research question bydiscussing the changing expectations facing college Englishteachers working in Chinese universities, and the resources thatthe teachers bring to meet these changing demands.

    2004年03期 18-19页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 69K]
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  • Communicative Language Teaching in EFL Settings: A Long Way to Go

    <正> Language teaching has long been viewed as a problem-solving activity. Teachers try to impart the knowledge of alanguage to learners, and learners, at the same time, earnestlydrink in everything that is different from their mother tongue.In order to make this knowledge transfer successful, language

    2004年03期 19-20页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 67K]
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  • A Brief Analysis of the Interrelation between Understanding, Memory and Oral Expression in Listening Comprehension Training

    <正> Listening comprehension as a course is offered to studentsat all colleges and universities in China. But what is theultimate target of listening comprehension training and what isgoing on with the teachers and students in the classroom? Theseare questions that deserve careful and serious consideration. Awidespread phenomenon is that the teacher, in a listeningcomprehension class, just simply interprets the new words,replays the material and reads the correct answers to thequestions listed in the textbook while students have to listen

    2004年03期 20-21页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 67K]
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  • To Improve the Students' Ability of Using Foreign Languages Is an Important Objective of Quality and Development

    <正> How English teachers in a foreign language school areaware of the goals of our foreign language teaching and furtherdetermine their train of thought in teaching is what we aregoing to discuss today. First, the theoretical foundation Fostering the students' ability of using English will be agoal carried throughout; Particular emphasis will be laid on

    2004年03期 21页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 35K]
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  • An Empirical Study of Training College English Learners to Integrate Listening Strategies into Their Actual Learning

    <正> College English education has made great progress in Chinasince the reform and opening up to the outside world.However, the learners' insufficiency in listening and speakingabilities has long remained a big issue. According to a surveymade by China Foreign Languages Education Research Centerin 2002, lacking in appropriate learning strategies is one of themain problems the students are facing in their English study(Zhou Yan, 2002).

    2004年03期 21-22页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 72K]
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  • Psychocultural Factors Affecting Intercultural Communication Effectiveness

    <正> In intercultural contexts, people do not always find it easyto put through the message they intend to convey to people ofother cultures even when they speak the same language. Thereseems to be some non-linguistic obstacles standing in betweenthem. Consequently, misinterpretation and misunderstandingoccur and communication effectiveness can not be achieved.What are those non-linguistic obstacles? How to remove themand be effective in intercultural communication? These issues

    2004年03期 22-23页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 75K]
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  • To Promote Communicative Efficiency through Speaking Activities

    <正> With the social and economic development of our country,education at college level is changing to reflect the needs of thelearner and hence society. Consequently, Foreign languageteaching is responding to society's need to prepare our youth foran unpredictable future in which language skills will be in greatdemand. Realizing the need to maximize the learner's foreignlanguage abilities, the national educational administration hasmandated language requirements for college English teachingthat in turn require adjustments for teaching a diverse group of

    2004年03期 23页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 38K]
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  • The Variety of Group Learning

    <正> With the rapid enrollment expansion in the recent years,the author feels it urgent to reform the traditional group work,and therefore to form a new and more effective pattern ofgroup learning. The new of group word is based on theprinciples of cooperation and that of the task with the moreflexible marking system.

    2004年03期 23-24页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 72K]
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  • A Tentative Study on Applying ESP in Effective ELT in China

    <正> It is only until recently that professional attention hasfocused clearly on the idea of EOP/EAP teaching. Closelymatching teaching contents to learners' requirements, ESPseems to be the ideal answer to the charge of inappropriatenessin language teaching in many countries. A large number ofpractitioners suggest that, ESP is, above all, a concept ofELT. However, in China, many people engaged in ELT arenot fully aware of this subject. The area where research hasgradually flourished in ELT circle abroad seems to be somewhatneglected in China.

    2004年03期 24-25页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 70K]
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  • FL Writing Plays a Significant Role in FL Learning

    <正> The view of writing as a tool for learning and not just ameans to demonstrate learning is one of the major contributionsof the research into the writing process (Emig1977). No matterwhat teaching approaches are applied, the four basic languageskills are interactive and cooperative. In our traditional FLteaching, however, FL writing was always regarded as the mostdifficult part of the four basic language skills and relegated tothe last stage in our teaching arrangement. What we have failedto realize is that by the time our students are ready to write

    2004年03期 25-26页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 67K]
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  • On cultivation of Students' Appreciation Level of English

    <正> Students who are non-English majors lack not onlyknowledge about English literature and its various writingstyles, but also enjoyment concerning the beautiful and gracefulEnglish language. In English classes, they study textbooks inwhich articles of science and technology occupy most of thepages. So we teachers should take some measures to develop thestudents' ability to enjoy literary works and articles as well as itsattractive language.

    2004年03期 26页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 31K]
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  • The Introduction of Relativity into English Grammatical Teaching in China

    <正> The students of English as a foreign language usually lookupon the English grammar as innumerable particles of sand inthat they have long lacked in an integrated evaluation about it.On the other hand, teachers of English have long been trying tostress different grammatical articles and points at differentstages of teaching, which aggravates the English learners.

    2004年03期 26-27页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 68K]
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  • The Effect of Teachers' Emotions on Chinese Junior English Learners

    <正> The study intends to investigate the effect of teachers'emotions on Chinese Junior English learners. It is very commonto see that in many primary schools, Chinese English teacherstend to play games with children, teach songs and the like,leading the Chinese young English beginners to the door toEnglish world with great enthusiasm. But after childern enterthe Junior School, they are neglected for being lazy, beingindifferent to high level English learning. The teachers in

    2004年03期 27-28页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 71K]
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  • Preliminary Notes on a Strategy-oriented Teaching Model of EFL Reading

    <正> This paper first reviews the status quo of EFL readingteaching in FLC (the Foreign Languages College of ShanxiUniversity) with some problems detected. The most distinctone is that most reading teachers lack systematic theoreticalknowledge to guide their teaching practice, which has led tounsatisfactory teaching effects in terms of lesson planning,classroom instruction, text exploitation and students'

    2004年03期 28页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 33K]
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  • An Effective Strategy for Internalizing Language-Inner Speech

    <正> This paper presents an overview of the characteristics ofinner speech which is fundamental to an effective outer speech.The relationship between inner speech and self-awareness isexplored. There is a possibility that inner speech might justrepresent the cognitive process of processing information aboutitself. Inner speech parallels the state of self-awareness, is

    2004年03期 28-29页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 70K]
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  • Content Schemata and Reading Comprehension

    <正> 1. Introduction For students of non-English majors in China, readingability has been considered as one of the most important skillsthat they should acquire. However, teachers of English oftencomplain that students reading in English seem to read with lesscomprehension and slower speed than expected. It is true thattheir failure is due to inadequate knowledge of vocabulary and

    2004年03期 29-30页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 67K]
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  • Functional Outcomes from the Communicative Approach to College English Reading Class

    <正> Ⅰ. Introduction The author took advantage of the new textbook by YingHuiLan, which was designed with the principles of student-center and learner-autonomy and applied the communicativeapproach to College English reading class and wanted to findout the outcomes from applying the new approach. The research started from the September of 2002. Eightnon-English major classes were randomly chosen as two

    2004年03期 30-32页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 92K]
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  • Effective Classroom Management in Young Learners English Teaching

    <正> Young learners (children from the first year of formal schooling, five or six years old to eleven or twelve years of age)English teaching program is very popular in many places ofChina, especially in urban areas. Although all the younglearners English teachers may use different textbooks, they facea same problem-classroom management. It is one of the

    2004年03期 32-33页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 69K]
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  • Reflections on the Practice of the Graduate English Internet Courseware

    <正> After more than two years' investigations and researcheson its feasibility, the Internet English teaching courseware wasput into use in the fall semester in 2000. In the past five years,the practice, which consolidated student-centered learning of

    2004年03期 33页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 38K]
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  • A Study of the Cultural Factors Influencing SLA

    <正> The cultural factors that affect Second LanguageAcquisition (SLA) result from many aspects, some derivedfrom the level of the acquirer's mother language, othersoriginated from the stratum of his native culture. Based on therelations between language and culture-language is thecarrier of culture, while culture is the contents of language-itis assumed that the cultural factors that affect SLA may be

    2004年03期 33-34页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 73K]
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  • Learning Consciousness and Teaching Conception in On-line English Learning

    <正> With the Teaching Requirement of College EnglishCourses issued by the Ministry of Education, another round ofcollege English teaching reform has been set in motion, whichstarts all the English teachers, language teaching researchers,education administrators and the on-line teaching-learningmaterial designers to consider thoroughly a series of new topicsclosely related, including the new teaching objectives withstress on listening and speaking abilities cultivation of thestudents; orientation of the specific requirements in practice

    2004年03期 34页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 35K]
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  • Is Age The Major Factor in Second Language Acquisition?-An examination of the Critical Period Hypothesis

    <正> Children, unlike adults, have an innate ability for learninglanguage with great facility and minimal effort. This idea thatearly age is a major factor in native-proficient second languageacquisition is a widely held and popular belief. Such views have

    2004年03期 34-35页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 72K]
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  • Understanding Learners' Cognitive Abilities: A Model of Mobilizing Non-English Majors' Cognitive Abilities in the Process of Their Writing in English

    <正> Previous researches on non-English majors' English writingmainly focus on the case studies of process-oriented writing,collaborative writing, writing through groups, coherent tiesand chains, or writing strategies used in non-English majors'English writing. Little research has been done on therelationship between learners' cognitive ability and their writingproducts. Based on the cognitive psychology theory, Skehan'sresearch findings "The correlations between aptitude tests andlearning of success are due not to a distinct aptitude, but instead

    2004年03期 35-36页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 72K]
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  • A Comparative Study of Reading Strategies among College Students

    <正> Among the four language skills, reading is perhaps themost frequently used one by speakers of English as a foreignlanguage and second language. To understand and complete thelarge amount of reading material by means of contributoryreading strategies is essential for college students. Readingrequires reader' coordination of attention, memory, perceptualand comprehension processes (Kern, 1989). Research has

    2004年03期 36-37页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 65K]
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  • The Effect of Teacher Attitudes to Individual Students on the Written Feedback Given

    <正> Providing written feedback to students is one of EFLwriting teachers' most important tasks. As teachers, we knowexperientially that our students grapple not only with a writtencode but also with a linguistic code that is still being acquired,thus they place value on teacher written feedback; also we hopethat our students could benefit from our feedback in theirfuture writing. Based on these considerations, we designed thepresent study to investigate this controversial area in secondlanguage writing instruction: teacher written feedback. Giving

    2004年03期 37-38页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 51K]
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  • Bilingual Teacher Training Is the Premise to the Starting of Bilingual Teaching

    <正> Introduction A lot of teachers or would-be teachers are interested inbecoming bilingual teachers, but most of them are worriedabout either their depth of subject knowledge or their level ofEnglish. What is worse is that they are finding it hard to gain aplace on initial bilingual teacher training, as in fact it is trulydifficult to find such a place.

    2004年03期 39页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 29K]
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  • A Comparative Study of Successful and Unsuccessful College ESL Readers in Their Use of Reading Strategies

    <正> The goal of the present study is to uncover the kind ofstrategies successful and unsuccessful readers use in performingESL reading tasks and then to explore the differences and thesimilarities between successful and unsuccessful ESL readers intheir use of reading strategies in Chinese colleges. In order to make the study more reliable and moreincisive, both quantitative research and qualitative research are

    2004年03期 40页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 31K]
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  • The Development of the Pragmatic and Communicative Competence of Non-English Major Postgraduates

    <正> In the 21st century, more and more trained personnel ofhigh quality are required. It's generally believed that the use ofEnglish language is an important yardstick to measure a person'squality. As for non-English major postgraduates, if they wantto be qualified personnel, they should not only have a goodcommand of English language in listening, speaking, writingand translating, but also have a cultural knowledge of high leveland stronger adaptability to the society. However, under the

    2004年03期 40-41页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 65K]
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  • The Application of Multimedia to EFL Reading Instruction

    <正> Traditional EFL reading instruction always reminds peopleof such a picture: students sit through a course with only atextbook, trying hard to comprehend the reading materials,while instructors take great pains to improve learners' readingability by instructing various discrete reading skills andexplaining language points. However, this inanimate teachingmode cannot be responsive to different learning styles oflearners (e. g., auditory, visual, tactile). The results of years

    2004年03期 41-42页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 63K]
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  • Reading Strategies in English Teaching and Learning

    <正> This paper attempts to discuss the importance of readingstrategies in college English learning and teaching. Someseemingly efficient practices in classroom may interfere withreading rather than promote it. Not infrequently teachers,instead of coaching students to acquire strategies for reading,have the tendency to do what should be practiced by students

    2004年03期 42页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 29K]
    [下载次数:106 ] |[阅读次数:43 ] |[引用频次:0 ]
  • The Cross Cultural Adaptation of Chinese Students in the U. S.

    <正> In the last two decades, the proportion of non-nativeEnglish speaking college and university students studying in theU. S. has increased. Of all the countries, China sends the moststudents to the U. S. In 1999, there were 51,000 students frommainland China enrolled in American colleges and universities,another 30,855 from Taiwan, and 8,735 students from HongKong (National Center for Education statistics, 2000). Becauseof the increasing number of Chinese students in the U. S.,

    2004年03期 42页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 29K]
    [下载次数:143 ] |[阅读次数:36 ] |[引用频次:0 ]
  • Teaching Writing With Comparison-Contrast Approach

    <正> According to Hayes & Flower (1980), writing is anindividual cognitive problem-solving skill, focusing on thewriting process in literate adults as a complex and recursiveprocess weaving through stages of planning, sentencegeneration, and reviewing with each stage containing additionalrecursive sub-processes, such as organizing and editing.However, as an old Chinese saying goes, first impressionsalways stick to the mind the fastest. The same is true with thelearning of a language.

    2004年03期 43页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 29K]
    [下载次数:69 ] |[阅读次数:46 ] |[引用频次:0 ]
  • A Study on Motivation in Self-regulated English Learning

    <正> The goal of current education tends more and more toimprove one's ability and strengthen one's overall quality. It isimpossible for one to adapt to this changing society with theknowledge acquired at school. The future society is a continuallearning one that requires people to learn throughout his life.Meanwhile, English has become the most popular foreignlanguage in China. Thus, in today's educational situation,including English teaching, students' self-regulated learning

    2004年03期 43-44页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 62K]
    [下载次数:138 ] |[阅读次数:67 ] |[引用频次:0 ]
  • Promoting Student Autonomy in the Learning of College English

    <正> A Pedagogical experiment carried out since 2000 places theemphasis on the student and his specific needs and motivations,

    2004年03期 44-45页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 66K]
    [下载次数:49 ] |[阅读次数:41 ] |[引用频次:0 ]
  • Applying Multiple Intelligences Theory in Undergraduate EFL Classroom

    <正> Howard Gardner's Multiple Intelligences (MI) Theory hassparked a revolution in educational field in the past twodecades. According to him, each person is unique and has ablend of intelligences namely Linguistic, Logical/mathematical, Spatial, Musical, Bodily/kinaesthetic,Interpersonal, Intrapersonal and Naturalist Intelligences.People differ in the strengths and combinations of intelligences,which can be enhanced through training and practice. The

    2004年03期 45页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 34K]
    [下载次数:99 ] |[阅读次数:38 ] |[引用频次:0 ]
  • The Application of Classroom Negotiation

    <正> This paper mainly deals with the necessity and feasibility ofclassroom negotiation between the teacher and students withregard to teaching plan design and classroom activities inEnglish class of China's universities. The necessity ofnegotiation is inquired into from two perspectives: a mostwidely accepted principle of syllabus design and the presentsituation of the tertiary education in China. First, the popular

    2004年03期 45-46页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 67K]
    [下载次数:43 ] |[阅读次数:31 ] |[引用频次:0 ]
  • Cultural Misreading in ELT

    <正> In inter-linguistic-cultural communication, culturalmisreading is unavoidable. The same is true in foreign languageteaching and learning owning to the cultural dissimilarities, forthe influence exerted by cultural components upon languagesconstitutes the major barriers. Language can not exist withoutculture as its component. Culture consists of all the sharedproducts of the human beings in the society, including not onlyperceivable materials such as institutions and organizations, butalso the non-material things such as the tradition, habits,

    2004年03期 46-47页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 65K]
    [下载次数:62 ] |[阅读次数:34 ] |[引用频次:0 ]
  • Cultural Schema and Reading Comprehension

    <正> This paper is mainly focused on the examination of the roleof cultural schema in reading comprehension, in particular,how the cultural schema helps or impedes readingcomprehension; most important of all, the implications forteaching reading in China.

    2004年03期 47-48页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 66K]
    [下载次数:93 ] |[阅读次数:47 ] |[引用频次:0 ]
  • On Washback of Testing to Genral English Education

    <正> The educational society identifies that important testinghas on teaching and learning great effects which are referred toas washback, Although there is controversy about its beneficialor harmful effect on teaching and learning, it is generallyaccepted that testing generates both negative and positivewashback. By making a comparison between NMET (theNational Matriculation English Tests) and CET-4/CET-6(College English Test Band 4/Band 6) and an analysis of theirrespective washback, the author of this paper intends to dealwith how to take advantage of the positive washback andminimize the negative one to promote ELT.

    2004年03期 48页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 34K]
    [下载次数:164 ] |[阅读次数:54 ] |[引用频次:0 ]
  • Interactive Language Teaching in the Intensive English Classroom

    <正> In the traditional intensive English classroom, the teacherplays the dominant role; he is the lecturer who is interested inpresenting language items, the organizer of teaching and

    2004年03期 48-49页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 68K]
    [下载次数:130 ] |[阅读次数:44 ] |[引用频次:1 ]
  • Using Corpora Concordancing to Assist Lowachievement EFL Students

    <正> This paper reports on a project of using an on-line resourcesystem to provide remedial instruction to students of lowEnglish proficiency. Six low-achievement EFL students studied with the authorfor five weeks using an on-line system for reading of Englishnews and a textbook on media English. Instruction was

    2004年03期 49-50页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 71K]
    [下载次数:36 ] |[阅读次数:37 ] |[引用频次:0 ]
  • Understanding Listening Comprehension Process and Effectively Organizing Listening Class

    <正> It is found that among the four language skills, the mostfrequently used skill in the course of a day in adult life islistening (42%), followed by speaking (32%), reading (15%)

    2004年03期 50-51页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 74K]
    [下载次数:77 ] |[阅读次数:69 ] |[引用频次:3 ]
  • On College English Teaching Evaluation

    <正> With the development and reform of college Englishteaching,, it is important to make a good job of college Englishteaching evaluation. This essay is going to explore the followingproblems:

    2004年03期 51-52页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 70K]
    [下载次数:57 ] |[阅读次数:50 ] |[引用频次:0 ]
  • Using Cooperative Learning in English Classrooms in China

    <正> Since the late 1970s, experts and teachers in the field ofsecond language teaching and learning have witnessed theinvention of many new terms such as "learner-centered","cooperative", "interactive", "communicative", etc. Thoughthese terms are a little confusing, they all refer to more or lessthe same thing within the framework of communicativelanguage teaching, an approach of second language teachingand learning that is currently recognized as a generally accepted

    2004年03期 52-53页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 69K]
    [下载次数:388 ] |[阅读次数:34 ] |[引用频次:1 ]
  • Teachers' Chinese/English Codeswitching in Classroom: An Adaptation Approach

    <正> The study of codeswitching, the natural consequence oflanguage contact, has been one of the focuses of variousresearch fields, including sociology, ethnography, linguisticsand so on. The study of codeswitching in the linguisticperspective has been developed from different approaches, thatis, from sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, and evenpragmatics. Within these subfields, the pragmatic approach is a

    2004年03期 53-54页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 68K]
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  • Classroom Testing Procedures for University Students

    <正> Testing and teaching are so closely related that it isvirtually impossible to work in either area without beingconstantly concerned with the other. Testing must accompanyEnglish teaching and must reflect how much English knowledgestudents have grasped in a certain phase of English study. Testsshould be constructed primarily to reinforce learning, tomotivate students, and to assess students' performance in

    2004年03期 54页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 32K]
    [下载次数:35 ] |[阅读次数:32 ] |[引用频次:0 ]
  • Processing Web Pages for College English Reading

    <正> ELT in the university is to further cultivate students'ability in listening, speaking, reading, writing as well astranslation, so that they could effectively performcommunication in English. Among the five, reading is nowgiving his chair to speaking: the circle is giving more and moreemphasis on the capability of face-to-face communication.More than that, reading is seldom cared by students except forthe sake of intensive reading class and reading comprehensionin CET.

    2004年03期 54-55页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 70K]
    [下载次数:26 ] |[阅读次数:34 ] |[引用频次:0 ]
  • Helping Learners Become Independent Listeners-Teaching Listening to English Majors through Learner-centered Approach

    <正> A traditional and typical listening course at college levelcan be described in terms of three steps: press button-checkanswers-repress button. It has been believed that theteaching of listening comprehension centers on what teachersdo, that is, the actions and behaviors which teachers carry outin classroom are given prominence. Students are seen as thereceivers of "comprehensible input". (Krashen, 1982) Currentunderstanding of the nature of listening comprehension,however, draws research, not just on how to teach listeningskills, but on what students are "doing" when they listen and

    2004年03期 55-56页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 68K]
    [下载次数:98 ] |[阅读次数:51 ] |[引用频次:0 ]
  • On Professional Knowledge-What Else Do We Need as Teachers of the 21st Century?

    <正> How we see teachers today will apparently affect how wepredict the image of teachers tomorrow. There have beentremendous changes especially during the past two decades andteaching as a profession and teachers as professionals are nolonger what they used to be, The speed of change and theexplosion of knowledge are requiring people to learn afresh atintervals throughout their lives. In an age of new informationtechnology where a lot of things can be done with the touch of

    2004年03期 56-57页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 65K]
    [下载次数:44 ] |[阅读次数:16 ] |[引用频次:0 ]
  • Different Responses to Compliments in Chinese and English

    <正> This dissertation is concerned with a cross-culturalinvestigation of responses to compliments in Chinese andEnglish. The purpose of the research is to find out, throughcomparison, the similarities and differences between nativespeakers of the two linguistically and culturally distinctcommunities in their preferred pattern of responding tocompliments under different circumstances, and to explore therelationship of the patterning to different cultural beliefs,

    2004年03期 57页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 35K]
    [下载次数:308 ] |[阅读次数:12 ] |[引用频次:0 ]
  • Development of Learning Strategy-A Case Study

    <正> This study, on the basis of careful observation of anEnglish major, probes both development of strategy in Englishlearning and approaches to strategy training. The study usedstudy log as its tool. The subject, female, 19, is a first-year undergraduate. Shegained 97 points in NMET, and was admitted to YunchengUniversity in 2002. The study started in the second week, the second term of

    2004年03期 58页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 34K]
    [下载次数:68 ] |[阅读次数:45 ] |[引用频次:0 ]
  • Establishing Self-access with CALL in Chinese Tertiary Education

    <正> This paper aims to bridge up the gap between theoreticalperspectives of self-access language learning (SALL) andpractice of computer assisted language learning (CALL) inChinese tertiary education. While much of the paper presentedideas dealing with issues related to SALL and CALL, they aresupported by references to relevant literature and research.This link will be useful in helping teachers and learners fosteran awareness of autonomous learning and make the establishing

    2004年03期 58-59页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 77K]
    [下载次数:34 ] |[阅读次数:30 ] |[引用频次:0 ]
  • Chinese High School Students' L1 Writing Instruction: Implication for EFL Writing in College-A Qualitative Study

    <正> In EFL situation, the college English teaching has beencriticized for being "time consuming and low in proficiency".However, in the case of writing, the problem is not onlyconcerned with efficiency, but also the long-lasting poorperformance on the students' part. One assumption of the poorperformance is that college students are unskilled L1 writers,due to the lack of training in their high school, though theyhave L1 literacy. Even when they are trained in high school,

    2004年03期 59-60页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 80K]
    [下载次数:59 ] |[阅读次数:47 ] |[引用频次:1 ]
  • Verbal Miscommunication Between English Native Speakers and Chinese Learners of English

    <正> The CLEs' ultimate goal of learning English is tocommunicate smoothly with NSEs or other speakers of English.The reality, however, is that miscommnication between themappears constantly rather than incidentally. The purpose of thisstudy is to reach an understanding of the nature and sources ofverbal miscommunication-the problematic face-to-face talk-between Chinese learners of English (CLEs) and nativespeakers of English (NSEs). The following three objectives areto be achieved in this study:

    2004年03期 60页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 37K]
    [下载次数:52 ] |[阅读次数:37 ] |[引用频次:0 ]
  • On the Prospect of Learner-centred Teaching of English in China

    <正> With the current liberal policy of opening to the outsideworld, English Language Teaching (ELT) is increasinglypopular in China. Furthermore, with the recent success ofChina's accession to the World Trade Organization and winningfor hosting the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, there is anobvious consensus among the nation that English is a necessityfor almost any modern Chinese. Despite the apparent

    2004年03期 60-61页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 82K]
    [下载次数:79 ] |[阅读次数:33 ] |[引用频次:1 ]
  • The Role of Vocabulary in ESP Teaching and Learning

    <正> It's known to most second language learners that theacquisition of vocabulary is a fundamental and important

    2004年03期 61-62页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 79K]
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  • The Necessity of Lexical Learning Strategies Training for Non-English Majors

    <正> Language is the product of the interactive activitiesbetween human beings and the nature, the reorganization ofour experience of the world and the reflection of the way weperceive the world and conceptualize it (Ungerer, Schmid,2001). Admittedly, there exists much essence shared amonglanguages all over the world. Nevertheless, due to the differentnatural, social environments and cultures, features unique toone language will challenge L2 learners greatly. Given

    2004年03期 62-63页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 72K]
    [下载次数:73 ] |[阅读次数:44 ] |[引用频次:2 ]
  • From Foundational English to Subject-based English and Advanced English

    <正> According to the College English Teaching Syllabus, students should learn English for four years during the Collegetime. The first two year, for College English (GeneralEnglish) and the second two years for Specific Purpose English(Professional English). But in our teaching practice, we havefound that these two kinds of teaching are quite different inpurposes and methods. (1) different functions. College Englishlearning can increase the knowledge of humanity and improve

    2004年03期 63-64页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 76K]
    [下载次数:57 ] |[阅读次数:11 ] |[引用频次:0 ]
  • On the Possibility of Integrating Krashen's Five Hypotheses with China's Traditional ELT Methods

    <正> Due to the rapid development of international exchange,the demand for proficient English learners is on the increase.However, there is a serious situation that many students whohave studied English for more than ten years cannotcommunicate fluently though they have mastered the ability toread and write.

    2004年03期 64页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 38K]
    [下载次数:142 ] |[阅读次数:33 ] |[引用频次:0 ]
  • Applying Modern Techniques and Carrying Out English Extracurricular-On the Model United Nations Activity

    <正> This paper is an introduction of the extracurricular activityof the Model United Nations in Northwestern PolytechnicalUniversity (NPU) and it focuses on the application of themodern techniques in the activity and the pedagogical theoriesapplied in it. An interview and questionnaire research willreveal the influence of the Model United Nations.

    2004年03期 64-65页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 79K]
    [下载次数:58 ] |[阅读次数:36 ] |[引用频次:0 ]
  • Cultural Awareness and EFL Learning: Classroom Observation and Case Study

    <正> Cultural awareness of the learners affects their EFL learning process in various ways. Nunan (2001) defines theculture as norms and rules that govern the interactional andpersonal behavior between groups of individuals. Littlewood(2000) analyses the causes for differences among the learners

    2004年03期 65-66页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 76K]
    [下载次数:158 ] |[阅读次数:48 ] |[引用频次:1 ]
  • Second Language Oral Fluency and Self-willing Motivation

    <正> The purpose of this issue is to try to convey some oflanguage recognition and understanding problem as it viewedfrom psychological perspective. To do this I will describe indetail some of the experimental research in this domain,illustrating the kinds of theoretical problems it involves insecond language(SL) oral fluency. The paper discuss SL oralfluency development from self-willing motivation based onLevelt's speaking model, Anderson's Adaptive Control ofThought and de Bot's second language model, having discussedthe relationship between self-willing motivation and somerelevant factors, finally, we draw a conclusion that self-willingmotivation is an original motivation both in second languageoral fluency and its learning.

    2004年03期 66页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 35K]
    [下载次数:70 ] |[阅读次数:41 ] |[引用频次:0 ]
  • A Learner-centered Curriculum of Speaking Class for Non-English Majors

    <正> China University of Geosciences has carried out a reformon college English teaching since 2003, March. The English

    2004年03期 66-67页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 73K]
    [下载次数:54 ] |[阅读次数:52 ] |[引用频次:0 ]
  • To Foster Students' Creativity through Classroom Teaching

    <正> Creativity is a working process in which human beings usetheir intelligence and ability to collect, arrange, and processmaterials, information and data to produce new andsophisticated ones. In the 21 century, university education,while giving the students access to modern scientificknowledge, should as well attach great importance to thefostering of students' ability of thinking creatively andindependently.

    2004年03期 67页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 37K]
    [下载次数:56 ] |[阅读次数:44 ] |[引用频次:2 ]
  • Introducing Online Corpora into ELT Classroom

    <正> There has been muh talk about how corPOra can facilitatelanguage learning, especially foreign language learning and howthey can narrow the gap between the English acquired in theclassroom and authentic English. Some even declare thatcorpora will revolutionize language teaching. With theconcordancer and corpora of natural English, "languagelearners can short-cut the process of acquiring competence inthe target language, because the computer is able to helpstudents organize huge amounts of language data so that

    2004年03期 68-69页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 74K]
    [下载次数:41 ] |[阅读次数:21 ] |[引用频次:1 ]
  • Net News: Bridging Gaps between Classroom and Society

    <正> With the application of learner-centered instruction modeto College English teaching in recent years, an increasingnumber of College English teachers place more weight on

    2004年03期 69-70页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 72K]
    [下载次数:25 ] |[阅读次数:53 ] |[引用频次:0 ]
  • Hints from Discourse Analysis and Pragmatics in the Teaching of Listening and Speaking in ESL

    <正> Communicative language teaching method has beenadopted for years in China. However, can students who canspeak fluent English without grammatical mistakes be regardedas successful communicators in English? As a matter of fact, alot of Chinese abroad are regarded as "rude, badcommunicators" by the native speakers of English not becauseof their awkward English, but because they don't know when tosay what and how to say it appropriately. Particularly, they do

    2004年03期 70页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 36K]
    [下载次数:155 ] |[阅读次数:67 ] |[引用频次:0 ]
  • The Role of Motivational Strategies in English Language Learning: An Investigation into the Relationship between tne Student Language Achievement Level at Jilin University and Their Motivational Strategies

    <正> To motivate students to learn English requires teachers toutilise more motivational strategies in order to improvestudents' achievements. Thus, the aims of this article are todiscuss whether motivational strategies affect students'achievements in respect of the scores and focus on whichmotivational strategies influenced students' achievements atJilin University. A questionnaire was administered to collectthe data from 126 students at Jilin University. In addition,

    2004年03期 70-71页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 76K]
    [下载次数:205 ] |[阅读次数:51 ] |[引用频次:13 ]
  • Promoting Communication in the EFL Intensive Reading Class-A Task-oriented Approach

    <正> To communicate is the primary goal of most foreignlanguage learning. As an important component of the fourMacro skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing),reading should also serve this purpose. According toLittlewood, the goal of foreign language teaching, is to extendthe range of communicative situation (1981). But, the commonteaching routine in china is: reading, questioning, explanation

    2004年03期 71-72页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 75K]
    [下载次数:37 ] |[阅读次数:42 ] |[引用频次:1 ]
  • Split Attention and Redundancy Effects in English Reading

    <正> This article mainly concerns about the university studentsEnglish reading expertise. In the article the author brieflydiscusses the cognitive load theory, the existing problems inEnglish teaching and learning, cognitive load and Englishreading, and implication in English reading. Usually it is not very effective when students are asked toanalyze the structure of the sentences in English reading

    2004年03期 72页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 36K]
    [下载次数:43 ] |[阅读次数:37 ] |[引用频次:1 ]
  • Cultural Connotation in English Vocabulary Teaching

    <正> As an English language teacher with years of teachingexperience, I have gradually recognized this fact that foreignlanguage instruction and its vocabulary learning should beclosely combined with learning the knowledge of culturalcontents of target language. Unfortunately, only a smallnumber of teachers realize that teaching culture is veryimportant in foreign language instruction. They fail to draw

    2004年03期 72-73页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 72K]
    [下载次数:147 ] |[阅读次数:42 ] |[引用频次:2 ]
  • An Analysis of DIfferences of Spoken English Test Styles: Non-response Tester vs Taperecorder

    <正> If we classify the spoken English test (SET) according tothe time a candidate is scored, we will probably have threetypes-direct, indirect and semi-direct SET. Direct SET is atraditional test type in which the assessor scores theperformance of the candidates when they are in the test. In anindirect test, the performance of candidates is videoed orrecorded by the tape-recorder and is scored later by theexaminer. A semi-direct SET is a test type in which the

    2004年03期 73-74页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 75K]
    [下载次数:68 ] |[阅读次数:30 ] |[引用频次:0 ]
  • Implementing the Whole Language Approach in "Selected Readings of English and American Literature" Course

    <正> This article explores the ways and activities designed on theWhole Language Approach to foster learners' integratedlanguage skills and their ability to understand and appreciategreat English literary works. Based on the major principles ofWhole Language instruction, the course syllabus requires thatlearners read and write on massive amount of English literary

    2004年03期 74-75页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 80K]
    [下载次数:132 ] |[阅读次数:56 ] |[引用频次:0 ]
  • The Role Transform for the English Teaching Researchers with the Sense of the New Curriculum

    <正> As the curriculum reform of the basic education isdeveloping in depth continuously, what changes of the positionand function for the teaching and research organizations willtake place? And how to propell the curriculum reform of thebasic education is a real problem for every teaching andresearch worker to concern. During the procedure of the basiceducation curriculum reform experiment, the reform of the

    2004年03期 75-76页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 76K]
    [下载次数:74 ] |[阅读次数:55 ] |[引用频次:0 ]
  • Language Anxiety and Its Affect on Oral Performance in Classroom

    <正> Language anxiety is a state of apprehension occurring inthe process of a second/foreign Language use owing to the

    2004年03期 76页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 35K]
    [下载次数:108 ] |[阅读次数:42 ] |[引用频次:0 ]
  • The Effect of Metacognitive Awareness on Readers' Comprehension

    <正> Purpose The purpose of the presentation is to report the findings ofa pilot study which explores the effect of metacognitiveawareness on college developmental readers' comprehensionand determines if there are any developmental differencesbetween readers placed at different levels of the collegedevelopmental reading courses.

    2004年03期 77-78页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 68K]
    [下载次数:34 ] |[阅读次数:28 ] |[引用频次:0 ]
  • A Research on the Gain and Cost of Bilingual Teaching of Non-English-Oriented Courses

    <正> In accordance with the requirement of the Ministry ofEducation, many Universities and colleges have begun or arebeginning to adopt bilingual teaching of non-English-orientedcourses with course books in English. The purpose is to improvestudents' learning and acquiring of the English language duringthe process of studying the subject courses, and make themcompetent for international communication in their specialtyfields. It is certain that with qualified teachers and students

    2004年03期 78-79页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 74K]
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  • Taking Advantage of Multimedia Network and Coustructing a Modern Teaching Mode of College English

    <正> In the transition from the traditional classroom to themodernized classroom, the changes in the teaching meancompletely remodel the modes of instructing, and lead topedagogical revolution. The Department of Foreign LanguageEducation from the Northwestern Polytechnical University hasapplied the multimedia means in the Reform of College EnglishTeaching Mode, and made use of multimedia equipment toproceed the College English teaching for the students from1997. It has won the recognition both from the students and theeducational scholars.

    2004年03期 79页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 41K]
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  • On-line Chatting and the Development of Grammatical Competence

    <正> Objectives: It is questioned whether network-basedcommunication (NBC) aids the development of grammaticalcompetence in teaching English as a foreign language.Methods: In order to demonstrate that NBC holds similarpotential for the development of grammatical competence asdoes oral interaction, we studied the on-line communicationbetween students of a Chinese university and a Japaneseuniversity mediated by a synchronous NBC software, namelyCUSeeMe. 68 second-year students from the Department of

    2004年03期 79页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 41K]
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  • A Report on an ELT Research

    <正> Communicative language teaching and audio-lingualteaching approaches have been well recognized in the westerncultures as advanced teaching approaches. While in China, wedon't get the same teaching effects. Why? The paper reports aresearch on English language teaching approaches for Chinesenon-English majors with 150 sophomores from TianjinUniversity of Science & Technology. The research wasconducted to compare the three ELT approaches, such asCommunicative Language Teaching (CLT), Audio-lingual

    2004年03期 80页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 41K]
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  • The Impact of Expectation on College English Teaching

    <正> So far, one prominent paradoxical problem concerningEnglish teaching in China is that the achievement in Englishstudy does not match the energetic and financial efforts paid o(?)the parts of both teachers and students. One important reason for the ineffectiveness in Englishteaching is the low expectation on the part of teachers, whichresults in lack of innovative teaching techniques and lecturingrather than ability practice.

    2004年03期 80-81页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 81K]
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  • Conducting College English Learning Within and Outside the Classroom

    <正> My research aims at finding ways to combine the non-English majors' language learning activities both in and afterclass into one actual learning process. I emphasize "actual learning" due to my knowledge of thefact that the strictly controlled syllabus and the limitedcurricular time have inevitably led the course into a teaching-centered practice, in which students are deprived of theirautonomy. Most of the teachers' time is spent teaching. While

    2004年03期 81-82页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 76K]
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  • Improving Students' Writing Ability through the Study of the Influence of Speaking on Writing

    <正> As China makes developments in science and technology,combined with its entry to the WTO, there is a new demand forcollege students to acquire complex talents at this special time.Writing as one of the five abilities (listening; speaking; writingand translating) encouraged by college English teaching isbecoming ever more important. Therefore more effectivetechniques in teaching college students especailly in teachingwriting has become an important issue nowadays in suchsituation.

    2004年03期 82-83页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 78K]
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  • English Reading Competence: After-class Reading, Bilingual Teaching and Other Factors

    <正> Some language experts believe that language input is thefirst process in language acquisition (Gass, 1988, 1997;VanPatten, 1995; Krashen, 1982, 1985, 1994; Long, 1990).After-class reading is the visual way of language input and isbeneficial to language learning (Krashen, 1985; Dupuy et al.,1996; Robb & Susser, 1989; Mason & Krashen, 1997).Bilingual teaching of non-English courses is another good way

    2004年03期 83页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 41K]
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  • CULTURAL DIFFERENCES IN VOCABULARY AND ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING

    <正> From illustrating the significance of cultural elements invocabulary teaching, and the comparison of some majordifferences between English and Chinese words, this paperemphasizes the indivisible relationship between vocabulary andculture. International cultural exchange occurring more andmore often, this paper attempts to guide students to betterunderstand the cultural connotation of vocabulary, enhancetheir awareness towards the target culture, improve theircomprehensive language skills, and, develop their cross-culturalcommunicative competence.

    2004年03期 84-87页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 138K]
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  • TRENDS AND CONSTRAINTS IN CLT IN CHINA

    <正> Communicative language teaching (CLT) is an innovationin English language teaching (ELT). That appeared in Britainin the late 1960s. As the country with the largest Englishlearning population in the world, China also has become deeplyinvolved in CLT. This essay attempts to sketch the trends of CLTin China, the constraints it met with, and outlines suggestionsand measures taken to overcome the constraints.

    2004年03期 88-91页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 136K]
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  • AN INTEGRATION OF VARIETY AND UNITY IN TEACHING ENGLISH AT THE TERTIARY LEVEL IN CHINA

    <正> This article calls for a rethinking of present Englishlanguage teaching and learning at the tertiary level in China.English language teaching and learning are normally divided intofive separate courses, based on the five language skills:listening, speaking, reading, writing, and translating. Thearticle examines and analyses the relations between these skills,and proposes an innovation of a series of readjustments in coursesyllabus, textbook design, classroom activities, teacherawareness, and testing formats, so as to improve the Englishlanguage teaching and learning in the Chinese classroom settingat that level.

    2004年03期 92-95页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 140K]
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  • TEACHING POETRY IN EFL: HOW AND WHY

    <正> The present poetry programme for Chinese undergraduatesof English has some negative effects. These are caused by factorslike idea-based and cultural value-based approaches, text-selection criteria, and the ways of teaching connected to theapproaches. This paper takes a language-based viewpoint tocarry out a discussion on these factors as well as on the featuresof poetry as a deviation so as to develop some ideas or a possiblerationale for the improvement of teaching poetry in the ChineseEFL situation.

    2004年03期 96-100页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 184K]
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  • THEORETICAL AND PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS OF EMERGENT TECHNOLOGY IN ELT CLASSROOMS: HOW THE "BLOG" CAN CHANGE ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING

    W. Jason Reagin;

    <正> The classic picture of the ELT (English Language Teaching)classroom is one in which there are rows of desks, a blackboard,students, a teacher, paper and pencils. Even with the advent ofinstantaneous information via the World Wide Web, the ELTclassroom remains relatively unchanged. However, the winds ofchange are upon the ELT profession. Many educators are nowtaking advantage of the vastness of the Internet. Moreover,most teachers are using the Internet for planning, research andthe exchange of ideas. There is so much more to be found andused. If harnessed correctly and constructively, the Internet canbe a priceless tool for the ELT classroom. This paper will discusscurrent practices for reading and writing in the ELT setting, andmore specifically, the use of "web logs" or "blogs" in the ELTclassroom. First, a discussion covering common methods used inmost ELT classes and move to a more progressive approach toalternative assessment, portfolio assessment, and journaling.Next, an explanation of this technology, its uses, and potentialwill be given. Finally, suggestions for use, ideas, and linkswill be listed. The sky is truly the limit where the ELT professionis going and it is an exciting time to be involved.

    2004年03期 101-106+87页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 246K]
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  • GENRE-BASED APPROACH TO LANGUAGE TEACHING IN CHINA

    <正> 1. Introduction The last decade has seen increasing attention given to thenotion of genre and its application in language teaching andlearning, and the genre approach has therefore hadconsiderable impact on the ways we see language use and onlanguage teaching around the world. However, so far languageteaching methodology in China still centres on communicativelanguage teaching (CLT), although the outcomes of CLT arenot as effective as expected. The purpose of this paper is toconsider the application of the genre-based approach to

    2004年03期 107-111页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 142K]
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  • MAKING USE OF FOREIGN TEACHERS TO HELP US IN OUR ENGLISH EDUCATION-IDEAS ABOUT THE STANDARDIZATION OF MANAGEMENT TO FOREIGN TEACHERS

    <正> In accordance with the new situation, new challenges andnew opportunities that China's entry into WTO has broughtabout to China's education, the author analyses the advantagesand disadvantages of foreign teachers' joining into our Englisheducation, pointing out that the standardization of managementto foreign teachers is one of the most effective measures to taptheir potentials and push forward China's English education.

    2004年03期 112-115页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 150K]
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  • A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF LEARNING STRATEGIES EMPLOYED BY CHINESE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS AND UNIVERSITY STUDENTS

    <正> This paper reports a survey on learning strategies employedby Chinese high school students and university students in anattempt to reveal the differences and similarity in learningstrategy use. It was found out that, on the average, Chineseuniversity students employed learning strategies more frequentlythan high school students did. Comparison is made in greatdetail between the two levels of students on various aspects.Suggestions are provided for Chinese foreign language teachers togive expert guidance in their students' learning strategy use.

    2004年03期 116-121页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 163K]
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  • P & P APPROACH-WRITING THROUGH IMITATING AND DISCUSSING

    <正> This paper analyses the present situation of Chinese collegestudents' English writing and reviews the history of research inwriting. The author suggests a new approach -- P & P Approachin the teaching of English writing, which combines theadvantages of Product Approach and Process Approach to makestudents write more without putting more load on the teacher.

    2004年03期 122-124+121页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 112K]
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  • APPLICATION OF FUZZY LANGUAGE IN TRANSLATION

    <正> Introduction People have many beliefs about the accuracy of language.But in fact, language is more often than not deceptive. Inhuman language, many words with apparently precise meaningor definition often express uncertain concept which suggests aninherent linguistic characteristic of language-fuzziness. Fuzziness has been found to occur widely in language use.Against what we think, the skillful use of fuzzy languagesometimes helps bring about special effects in communication or

    2004年03期 125-128页 [查看摘要][在线阅读][下载 120K]
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