International Journal of Language & Linguistics

ISSN 2374-8850 (Print), 2374-8869 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijll

Problems and Countermeasures in Primary School English Picture Books Teaching --based on the study of P Primary School in northwestern China
Kaiyuan YANG, YANG Xuan

The pictures books are made of a large number of coherent, colorful drawings and relatively few, simple and easy-to-learn texts to present the story and convey it to the reader. However, as a novel teaching material introduced in China, the efficiency of its use cannot be effectively guaranteed. This survey, considering the domestic status quo of English teaching, carries on the regional study of English picture books to provide some suggestions for improving the efficiency of its use in the English classroom in primary schools. The experiment takes the third-grade students and their parents, and English teachers at a primary school in western China as the subjects. According to the data from questionnaires, interviews and classroom observation and transcripts, it is found that teachers should make improvements in material selection, teaching and evaluation, so as to promote the formation of the core competence of English to prepare for long-term development.

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