An Analysis on the Use of Video Materials in College English Teaching in China

Zhaogang Wang

Abstract


There is a wide use of video materials in EFL teaching for non-English majors in Chinese universities and colleges. However due to the weak theoretical foundation for this practice, there are numerous delicate issues in classroom practice which entails careful thoughts and reflections. This paper first attempts to explore the goals of using video material in EFL classrooms and the advantages of video materials in EFL teaching, on the basis of which proposes a framework of teaching principles, strategies and tips on specific techniques of using video materials in the hope of facilitating EFL teaching for non-English majors.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5430/ijelt.v2n1p23

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