Design of Multi-text English Reading Instruction Aiming at Cultural Awareness Cultivation (Published)
The reading classroom is a main place for English teaching and cultural awareness cultivation. However, the limitations of the traditional English reading class with single reading material cannot meet students’ needs of comparing and discriminating among different cultures, which leads to the fragmentation of students’ acquisition of cultural knowledge and a one-sided understanding of cultural phenomena. Considering this context, the author combines the elements of multi-text reading, takes the cultural awareness cultivation objectives in the new curriculum standard as the basis to construct a multi-text reading teaching framework aiming at the cultivation of cultural awareness which includes teaching objectives, teaching contents, teaching process, and teaching evaluation.
Keywords: Design, Multi-text reading, cultural awareness cultivation, foreign language teaching