Research on the Transformation of University English Education Driven by Supply-Side Reform

Zhumei LIN


The supply-side reform of education in China aims to innovate talents training mode and effectively improve the quality of English talents cultivation. This essay takes university English education of Liaoning Province in China as an example to address the urgent demand of English talents. In order to facilitate the supply-side reform and improve the competence of university education in Liaoning Province, the old industrial base in Northeast China, which is on the way of the overall revitalization, the paper analyzes not only the present situation of university English education in Liaoning Province, but also the key issues to be solved. As a discipline in universities, English is re-positioned and the transformation strategy of university English education is proposed as well. University English education in Liaoning Province needs to transform to foster students’ comprehensive ability in applying English and enhance the cultivated English talents to keep pace with the regional economic and social progress so as to meet the needs of language service, accelerate the future economic growth in Liaoning Province.


Supply-Side Reform; University English education in Liaoning Province; Orientation of English discipline; Transformation of University English education

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