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On the Application of Critical Thinking in Advanced English Curriculum

Yunwei Xu


Mind Mapping is a teaching method managed to use in Advanced English curriculum. Based on students’
learning effect and constant reflection, it fully embodies the idea of teaching and learning together. Traditional English
texts teaching explain the words, the structure and the general idea of the paragraphs at most. However, mind map focuses
on the context of the whole text and the connections between each part or even each paragraph, so as to explore the author’s
writing intention and improve students’ reading ability, and therefore combine the author’s writing method to improve the
students’ writing ability.


Critical Thinking; Mind Mapping; Advanced English Teaching

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18686/ahe.v5i6.3750