Some Tentative Proposals to the Current Reform of Chinese College English Teaching on the Basis of Needs Analysis

Shi Jian


Under the circumstances of economic globalization and educational internationalization as well as against the background of the improved requirements in the new High School English Syllabus (HSES), the Chinese college English teaching (CET) nowadays is confronted with great pressure and unprecedented challenges with the decrease of school-aged population and increase of quality competition in higher education. Based upon the needs analysis(NA) of students’ progress in English proficiency, the social development and the growth in the discipline of English itself, this paper submits some tentative suggestions or proposals as regards the appropriate English teaching models at tertiary institutions in hope to do a bit of good to the current CET reform in China.

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English Language Teaching       ISSN 1916-4742 (Print)   ISSN  1916-4750 (Online)

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