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Frontiers in Educational Research, 2022, 5(6); doi: 10.25236/FER.2022.050602.

Exploration and Application of Life Education Resources in High School English Textbooks


Meiling Wang

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Meiling Wang

China West Normal University, Nanchong, 637000, Sichuan, China


Nowadays, life education is widely emphasized to cultivate students' healthy psychology, good morals and optimistic attitude towards life. As English is a humanistic subject which emphasizes nurturing people, English textbooks contain a sea of contents of life education. Therefore, this study aims at exploring the strategies for permeating life education into English teaching by analyzing the proportion and distribution of the contents related to life education in the compulsory course of English teaching textbooks for senior high schools. According to the results, there are a host of life education resources in textbooks, but the proportion and distribution of the contents of life education are not balanced. Therefore, this paper proposes that English teachers should further extent the original materials of life education in English textbooks to cover all categories of life education, create life-oriented teaching situation to arouse life thinking, develop extracurricular activities to cultivate life skills and collect other resources related to life educational to supplement the contents of life education in textbooks.


Life Education; English Textbooks (ELTRP Published in 2019); Senior High School English

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Meiling Wang. Exploration and Application of Life Education Resources in High School English Textbooks. Frontiers in Educational Research (2022) Vol. 5, Issue 6: 6-10. https://doi.org/10.25236/FER.2022.050602.


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