Exploration and Reflection on the Teaching Mode of Academic English for Postgraduates in the New Situation
Science Journal of Education
Volume 7, Issue 1, February 2019, Pages: 50-53
Received: Apr. 29, 2019;
Published: Jun. 15, 2019
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Ghamgeen Izat Rashed, School of Electrical Engineering, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China
Xiaoyun Guo, School of Electrical Engineering, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China
Weimin Guan, School of Electrical Engineering, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China
The teaching of postgraduate specialized English has changed from the purely professional vocabulary learning or the imparting of professional technical knowledge to the application ability of academic English. In order to adapt to this change, based on the investigation and analysis of the current situation of professional English teaching and the study characteristics of the graduate students, this paper discusses the main problems existing and builds a more efficient professional English learning class. A series of reform and exploration ideas are put forward from the aspects of strengthening professional pertinence, giving full play to students' independent learning ability and carrying out cooperative teaching.
Ghamgeen Izat Rashed,
Exploration and Reflection on the Teaching Mode of Academic English for Postgraduates in the New Situation, Science Journal of Education.
Vol. 7, No. 1,
2019, pp. 50-53.
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