Cultivating Critical Thinking Skills in the Process of College English Teaching Based on Content-Based Instruction

LI Yu-sheng
2019 US-China Foreign Language  
 At present, our country is implementing innovation-driven development strategy and promoting mass entrepreneurship and innovation. Critical thinking is a prerequisite for innovation and one of the ultimate goals of higher education. Content-based instruction (CBI) integrates knowledge construction, language learning with thinking training, and serves as an effective approach to cultivating critical thinking skills in the process of college English teaching. Based on content-based instruction,
more » ... the paper puts forward some feasible suggestions on how to cultivate critical thinking skills from the perspectives of curriculum setting, classroom instruction and assessment. The research will be of practical significance for the promotion of students' critical thinking skills, the practice of innovation and entrepreneurship education and serving the national strategy.
doi:10.17265/1539-8080/2019.11.002 fatcat:be7tfld73ffwhemfpv6pxkicti