Study on the “Task-based Language Teaching Method” of College English Classes with Aid of “Rain Classroom” Tool

Pingfan ZHANG


This study aims to improve the learning efficiency of college students of College English classes in China with the aid of “Rain Classroom” smart teaching tool. Under the guidance of “Task-Based Language Teaching” method, this study targets at the non-English major freshmen who have been enrolled into the “Colelge English Level IV” course at N University. This study carries out a semester of integrated teaching practices, and conducted a questionnaire survey and provided data analysis of survey results. The survey results show that the OPOBTP(Online Plus Offline Blending Teaching Pattern)based on the “Rain Classroom” smart teaching tool can improve students’ classroom learning efficiency, cultivate personalized learning habits inside and outside the classroom, and help form a diverse and dynamic evaluation system. However, the survey results found many thorny problems that exist in students learning practices, such as browsing irrelevant pages in the process of use, which calls for solutions.


College English Learning; “Rain Classroom”; Task-based language teaching method

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