Multimodal Metaphors and Its Application in Second Language Teaching: Illustrated by Example of Vocabulary Teaching and Writing Teaching



This thesis introduces multimodal metaphors and views some important concepts such as modes, form of multimodal metaphors and difference between monomodal metaphor and multimodal metaphors. We analyze the present problem in vocabulary teaching and writing teaching and propose that multimodal metaphors will prove a new guide for vocabulary teaching and writing teaching. Therefore, we believe that it is necessary to further explore the significance of multimodal metaphors in second language teaching.


Multimodal metaphors; Modes; Vocabulary teaching; Writing teaching; Second language teaching

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