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A Study of Cultural Introduction to Classes for English Majors

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DOI: 10.23977/aduhe.2021.030324 | Downloads: 3 | Views: 784

Author(s)

Yan Hong 1, Jiang Ning 1

Affiliation(s)

1 School of Foreign Languages Dalian Jiaotong University Dalian Liaoning, 116028, China

Corresponding Author

Yan Hong

ABSTRACT

Language, as a main carrier of culture, is an important component of culture. To some extent, language learning is inseparable from the understanding of its culture. Therefore, language teaching must include culture introduction, which is an important constituent of English teaching content. This paper aims to introduce the necessity, content, methods, and principles of culture introduction in English teaching for students of English.

KEYWORDS

Culture, English teaching, English learning

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Yan Hong, Jiang Ning, A Study of Cultural Introduction to Classes for English Majors. Adult and Higher Education (2021) 3: 117-120. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.23977/aduhe.2021.030324.

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