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International Journal of New Developments in Education, 2024, 6(3); doi: 10.25236/IJNDE.2024.060334.

Developing Students' Viewing Skills Based on Visual Grammar Theory


Lifei Zhong

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Lifei Zhong

School of Foreign Languages, Gannan Normal University, Ganzhou, Jiangxi, 341000, China


With the emergence of various new technological means, people have entered the "era of reading pictures". The transmission of information is no longer presented in the form of text, and multimodal discourse in the form of pictures, graphics, video and audio can also transmit information. Textbook illustration, as a visual textbook resource, is closely related to students' vision, and is an important carrier to cultivate students' reading skills. In the teaching process, students improve their viewing skills by "acquiring the representation function and understanding the visual connotation", "paying attention to the interactive function and predicting the direction of events" and "observing the composition function and perceiving visual information".


Visual grammar theory; Viewing skill; High school English; Images

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Lifei Zhong. Developing Students' Viewing Skills Based on Visual Grammar Theory. International Journal of New Developments in Education (2024), Vol. 6, Issue 3: 200-205. https://doi.org/10.25236/IJNDE.2024.060334.


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