Understanding English teaching and learning context in China
Zhong, Qunyan (Maggie)
Citation:Zhong, Q. (2012). Understanding English teaching and learning context in China. Global Education Review. 1 (2), 1-12, , ISSN 2220-1599.
Permanent link to Research Bank record:http://hdl.handle.net/10652/3074
The recent economic boom has seen the number of English language learners escalating in China. The Chinese enthusiasm for learning English has generated a growing interest from the West to teach in China. There is a need for these teachers to understand the unique teaching context in China. This understanding will help them deliver effective teaching. Focusing on EFL teaching history and discusses the impact of Confucianeducational philosophy onits distinctive features of EFL teaching.This paperwill be useful for all the educators who deal with Chinese learners and will help them make informed decisions in their classroom practices.