The Essence of the Academy Teaching in Ancient China and Its Enlightenment to College English Teaching

Xiaoxia CHEN


The academy is a unique form of educational institution in ancient China. With specialized pedagogical thought and theory and teaching methodology, the academy had played a great role in the academic development and talent cultivation of the late period of the feudal society in China. The essence of the academy teaching is still significant and enlightening for college English teaching in China nowadays. A brief analysis of the essence of the academy teaching and the pedagogical enlightenment to college English teaching is made in this paper, hoping to provide a new perspective on the reform of China’s college English teaching.


The academy; The academy teaching; Teaching essence; College English teaching

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