A Study of College English Listening and Speaking Teaching on the Basis of Multimodal Theory

Fang XIE


The goal of listening and speaking teaching is to cultivate students’ ability of using English to communicate in their daily life. With the wide spreading of multimedia technology in educational sectors, more and more teachers have come to realize the importance of applying multimodal theory to the teaching of English. Multimodal teaching method, through the use of pictures, videos, audio files and some other means, has the strengths of improving students listening and speaking ability efficiently and will definitely replace the traditional and monotonous mode of English teaching. The thesis, on the basis of multimodal theory and multimodal teaching method, will conduct a further research on multimodal English teaching, hoping it can optimize the college English teaching mode.


Multimodal theory; College English; Listening and speaking teaching

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968/n


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