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International Journal of New Developments in Education, 2020, 2(9); doi: 10.25236/IJNDE.2020.020908.

Multiliteracies in the English Reading Classroom of Senior High School in China


Tianmei Yuan, Xiaodong Zhu

Corresponding Author:
Xiaodong Zhu

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


Multiliteracies pedagogy transforms the traditional way of teaching and is in line with the English reading instruction in the new curriculum of China. The article explores how to develop students’ multiliteracies in English reading class using the learning by design framework within the multiliteracies pedagogy. By taking an example Module1 Unit 1 Teenage Life: Reading and Thinking: Compare school life in different places, English teachers are suggested to take full advantage of multimodal resources and chains of problems to develop students’ multileteracies when drawing up and executing English reading instructional design.


Multiliteracies, Learning by design, English reading instructio

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Tianmei Yuan, Xiaodong Zhu. Multiliteracies in the English Reading Classroom of Senior High School in China. International Journal of New Developments in Education (2020) Vol. 2 Issue 9: 64-71. https://doi.org/10.25236/IJNDE.2020.020908.


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