Perspective view on oral English teaching

Bao-hua QIU
December 2008
US-China Foreign Language;Dec2008, Vol. 6 Issue 12, p37
Academic Journal
ESL teaching is to nativelize the language learners whereas EFL is to develop bilinguals, which is of higher educational level. With the entire social environment as its language resource, "entrance approach" will be enough for ESL; but for EFL, with a pretty limited resource, more difficulties will be encountered, and classroom has to be the focus. So high efficiency is the key feature in EFL teaching. Both traditional grammar translation and modern communicative approach will play roles in oral language teaching. And different approaches adapt to different students. Building up the sense of success is the key, periodical breaking through plays a role.


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