Cultural Penetration in English Reading Teaching in Senior High School



With the continuous development of the world, the communication between different countries becomes more and more frequent. As a universal language, English plays a significant role in cross-cultural communication. In order to cater to the development of the society, the study of English has been listed as one of the major courses in China. English teaching in senior high school is the extension of compulsory education, it lays a solid foundation for the whole process of English learning. It’s a crucial phase to learn foreign language for the students in senior high school, they are highly potential ones in this period. This paper mainly studies the culture penetration in English reading teaching in Senior High School. The research mainly goes on through the questionnaire, the cultural penetration’ condition of English reading teaching in senior high school were not optimistic. Therefore, teachers should change the traditional teaching concepts, and try to stimulate students’ interest in learning, improve students’ attention to cultural knowledge in reading.


Cultural penetration; Cross-cultural communication; English reading teaching; Senior high school students

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