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CBI-based Moral Education in English Language Teaching

Yi Wang


Education is an activity of a moral and value-based nature. This paper uses moral education as the content of CBI teaching in high school English, and develops students’ good moral character based on CBI language teaching. In this study, a total of 96 participants, 50 boys and 46 girls, from two classes in the senior class of Yan’an were selected for the study. Questionnaires were given to the participants to investigate how eff ective the current implementation of moral education based on the CBI teaching concept is in high school English teaching and how to conduct moral education in high school English based on the CBI teaching concept.After collecting the questionnaires and analyse the data, it was concluded that the current moral education based on the CBI in high school English teaching has the problems of less frequent use, teachers’ awareness of moral education and shortage of moral factors in textbooks. This paper finally explores how the CBI-based English moral education can achieve the three-dimensional goals of students’ mastery of subject content, language skills and moral character through teacher role building, curriculum content restructuring and enriching teaching activities.


Content-based instruction; Moral education

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18686/ahe.v7i14.8674