Interaction Strategies in English Film and Chinese College Students’ Oral English Teaching



In this study the author tries to assess the effects of interaction strategies in English film on the oral English proficiency of college students in China West Normal University. The study follows the quantitative and qualitative methods in light of questionnaire, videotape and multi-method study. The pretest showed that prior to strategy training, interaction patterns did not reflect students’ oral English communication. The posttest reveals, however, that learning interaction strategies through English film can not only promote students’ interactional competence, but also affect students’ performance in the oral English test and trial teaching test.


Interaction strategies; English film; Oral English teaching

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