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Frontiers in Educational Research, 2023, 6(6); doi: 10.25236/FER.2023.060605.

The Cultivation of Critical Thinking in Senior High School English Reading Class


Huang Fen, Zhu Xiaodong

Corresponding Author:
Zhu Xiaodong

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


Critical thinking plays an important role in students’ study and life, and many countries have listed it as one of the educational goals of higher education. However, Chinese middle school students’ critical thinking is generally weak at present. In order to change this situation, The Ministry of Education has successively promulgated new curriculum standards for high school and compulsory education, requiring teachers to pay attention to cultivating students’ critical thinking while imparting knowledge. By sorting out the definition of critical thinking, clarifying the importance of critical thinking, and combining with the shortcomings of high school English reading class, this paper puts forward some suggestions to cultivate students’ critical thinking in senior high school English reading class to improve senior high school students’ critical thinking.


senior high school English; English reading class; critical thinking

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Huang Fen, Zhu Xiaodong. The Cultivation of Critical Thinking in Senior High School English Reading Class. Frontiers in Educational Research (2023) Vol. 6, Issue 6: 24-27. https://doi.org/10.25236/FER.2023.060605.


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