A Study on Role Transformation of Teachers During College Foreign Language Education in Post-Method Pedagogy Period

Yinghua QÜ


Numerous studies have shown that since the early 21st century, foreign language education has gradually entered the so-called “post-method pedagogy period”. Since the “post-method pedagogy” has characteristics of both a strong operability and a high openness, it has a higher standard for the teachers. As the teachers realize the importance of their roles, they should also notice the transformation of the roles while “post-method pedagogy” time arrives which furthermore promotes positive developments in the foreign language education. Hence, post-method pedagogy time for foreign language education has arrived. In post-method pedagogy, teachers are no longer viewed simply as theory-appliers, but have become its explorers and constructors.


Post-method pedagogy; Foreign language teachers; Role transformation

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968/8521


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