Proceedings of The 4th International Academic Conference on Education
An Investigation of the Impacts of the New English Curriculum Reform On Teaching In High Schools of Anqing (Anqing: A City Of China)
This research reports impacts of the new English curriculum reform towards teaching in high schools of China. There are 24 English teachers as participants to take part in this research. 8 of them have accepted the interview and all of them have finished the questionnaire. English teachers could evaluate and discuss the new English curriculum reform according to their own viewpoints and working experience. In addition, the new English curriculum is not only limited by the exam-oriented education, but also pays more attention to the creativity of high school students. It encourages high school teachers to cultivate more talents adapted for the Chinese society and higher education development. The teaching processes are influenced and changed by the new English curriculum reform. It breaks down the traditional teaching model and guides students to participate more in classroom activities. Under the pressure of the University Entrance Exam System in China, the new English curriculum reform could also be improved in the future.
keywords: the new English curriculum reform; teaching process; the University Entrance Exam; High schools.