The Cultivation of the Core Literacy of English Discipline in Senior High School Based on “Post-Method” Theory

Journal: Region - Educational Research and Reviews DOI: 10.32629/rerr.v2i3.137

Xingyuan Li

School of Foreign Language, China West Normal University


The Curriculum Standards for General High School English (2017 edition) (hereinafter referred to as the Curriculum Standards) clearly states that the specific goal of general high school English curriculum is to cultivate and develop students’ core qualities such as language ability, cultural awareness, thinking quality and learning ability after receiving high school English education. The cultivation of core literacy is a hot spot in the current research of basic English education. However, most researches are based on traditional English teaching methods and tend to apply traditional teaching methods to experimental studies in primary and secondary school classrooms, and few of them study how to cultivate students’ core literacy from a theoretical perspective. This article will discuss the cultivation of core literacy of English discipline based on the “post method” theory proposed by B. Kurumaravadivelu. Meanwhile, advice on cultivation of the core literacy of English discipline in high school based on “post-method” theory will be given.


post-method; core literacy of English discipline; language teaching


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