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Analysis on the Application of Production-oriented Approach to English Teaching in the Chinese Vocational Colleges

Shan Chen


Production-oriented Approach (POA) has set off an upsurge of theoretical and practical researches on English teaching in the universities, whose research achievements have gradually been radiated to English teaching in the vocational colleges. However, whether POA, originally aiming at the reform of English education in the universities, still has vitality in vocational colleges? This paper is to analyze the feasibility of applying POA to English teaching in the Chinese vocational colleges, and discuss the specialties of English teaching in vocational colleges under POA.


Production-oriented Approach; Vocational colleges; English teaching

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18686/ahe.v7i6.7711