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The Application of Willis Task-based Language Teaching Model in the Reading Class of Vocational High School

Author WuYaWa
Tutor WangHaiZhen;ChenWeiJun
School Suzhou University
Course Subject Teaching
Keywords Task English reading Willis task-based teaching The 3P Teaching mode Vocational School
CLC G633.41
Type Master's thesis
Year 2011
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Reading is an important way for people to obtain information, reading has always been the focus of language teaching, reading ability, is conducive to listening, speaking, reading and writing comprehensive ability. However, the current level of vocational school students reading worrying. The traditional reading model lead to difficult to improve students' English reading ability. In this thesis, research-based task-based teaching theory to Willis, explore the implementation of task-based teaching model of a vocational high school English reading teaching and practice. Task-based teaching practice aims to explore an effective way to stimulate student interest in reading in English and improve students' English reading ability. Traditional English reading instruction is teacher-centered, for the purpose of knowledge to explain. Teaching mode to read, to explain, to do the exercises and questions; same time, teaching content from the students in real life, the lack of authenticity. This teaching mode to enable students to lose interest in learning, lack of motivation, and the generally low level of students' English reading. Task-based teaching model can overcome the defects in the traditional mode of teaching reading, the students become the center of the classroom teaching, by \The experimental study of a vocational high school two parallel classes of the same profession as experimental classes and control classes, teaching experiments for a period of one semester (16 weeks). In the experimental class, the teaching of English reading using a task-based teaching model of Willis; the traditional 3P teaching mode in the control classes, English teaching of reading. STATA the metering Statistics software for data analysis tools to conduct a comparative analysis of the two classes before and after the experiment English scores and reading comprehension scores after the experiment through questionnaires and interviews to understand students' reading emotional attitude, reading strategies and the students on task-based Approach view attitude. The experimental results show that: the contrast 3P teaching mode, Willis task-based teaching model has obvious advantages for the students' English reading ability and emotional strategy excitation; students new teaching mode affirmative and positive attitude. The papers in five chapters: The first chapter is an introduction. Introduces research background, as well as the necessity and significance of this study. The second chapter is a literature review. \The third chapter describes the research methodology. Major dwell study problems, objects, tools and the course of the study. The fourth chapter is the results and discussion. This chapter, by contrast, the practical effect of both teaching mode analysis proved Willis task-based teaching methods used in the vocational high school English reading teaching has a positive practical significance. The end of the paper is the conclusion, the main findings of the report on this subject, and Teaching and limitations.

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