The Influence of English Teaching in Big-Classes to Students’ Study Motivation



With the implementation of the enrollment expansion of colleges and universities, University English teaching has to be carried out in big class to meet the need of university enrollment expansion. The big-class teaching style could also solve the declined teacher-student ratio effectively. This paper aims to explore the effects of big-class English Teaching to students’ English learning motivation by collecting relevant data through the questionnaire survey, statistical analysis and comparison. Finally, a conclusion that in big class, English teaching model will bring positive effect to students’ English learning motivation will be reached. Data show that learners in big classes have developed stronger learning motivation than students in small classes. A better cooperation and exchanges in big classes will contribute to enhance the English learning motivation.


Big class; College English; Learning motivation; influence

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