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ERIC Number: ED514733
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Dec
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 13
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1539-8080
The Contextual Adaptation of English Teachers' Questioning Strategies
Xi, Hong-mei; Li, Wang-zi; Lei, Ping
Online Submission, US-China Foreign Language v8 n12 p52-56 Dec 2010
In order to guarantee an interactive classroom atmosphere, English teachers pay much attention to the questioning strategies when they use question-answer teaching method. This paper makes a comprehensive analysis on English teachers' questioning strategies from the perspective of adaptation theory. It shows that the utilization of teachers' questioning strategies is not arbitrary, but adapts to the contextual factors, i.e., adapts to the mental world, the physical world and the social world.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A