English Stories Teaching and Learners’ Attitude Towards English

Jing DUAN, Yinghui SUN, Yinghui SUN, Yinghui SUN


The present case study intends to explore how English story learning and teaching promotes young learners’ English. Learners’ attitudes towards English and English learning were examined. Five students in Grade 4 of a primary school were involved in this case study. The participants learnt 10 short stories in 9 months. Data was collected through interviews and classroom observations. The analysis shows that there are no differences of the participants’ cognitive attitudes before and after the teaching practice. All of them show a positive attitude through the whole process of the study. The participants’ affective and behavioural attitudes towards English and English learning tend to be more positive after the English story teaching practice. 


Attitude; English stories; Teaching

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