Importance Of Culture-Oriented English Teaching

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Culture-oriented English teaching in P.R. China

I. Introduction:
With the world economic and social development and globalization in the 21st century, it is an obvious circumstance which the number of overseas students in different countries has been snowballing. Facing the increasing severe talent market, more and more students in China do choose to have further education in foreign countries mainly in English-speaking countries to meet the standards of their personal internships. Notwithstanding the experience is a pleasant and rewarding as well as difficult and challenging process, a large number of students have met cultural shock problems in their life in English-speaking countries.
Previously, Chinese university English teachers generally emphasized on demonstrating linguistic features in English language teaching, and Chinese students could hardly adapt to foreign cultures, and did come up with many problems mainly cultural problems in their academic career or daily activities. Nevertheless, the importance of developing students'cultural proficiency has been realized recently and some progressions practicable have been made. This is only a good beginning, and what’s more is that culture awareness is more
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With the influence of the diversified international teaching methods from abroad and the entry of more international language teaching conferences into China, English teachers have gradually come up with the proper teaching method for students and have made some encouraging developments and achievements. Systematized English teaching approaches to increase students’ cultural awareness, cultural factors, and cultural knowledge both in class and outside class have been well

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