Frontiers in Educational Research, 2023, 6(1); doi: 10.25236/FER.2023.060102.
School of International Studies, Hunan Institute of Technology, Hengyang, China
School of Language, Literature and Translation, University Saints Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia
Based on the theory of memetics, this paper explores the characteristics of the teaching of English writing for college students. A total of 77 sophomores in our school are selected to participate in the empirical research. The results show that the memetic teaching method can improve the writing level of college students in terms of words in short terms. It is proved that this teaching method of is an effective teaching method, which is worth popularizing in teaching college English writing. Meanwhile, ideological and political elements can be actively integrated into the teaching of college English writing.
language memetics; revelation; imitation; college English writing; ideological and political elements
Zhu Honglei. An Empirical Study of Memetics in the Teaching of College English Writing----From the Perspective of Ideological and Political Elements in Curriculum. Frontiers in Educational Research (2023) Vol. 6, Issue 1: 6-9. https://doi.org/10.25236/FER.2023.060102.
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