Among the five language skills of listening, speaking, reading, writing and viewing, reading as the basis for developing students' comprehensive language ability, has become one of the focuses in English class. The depth of students' understanding of the topic and the context in reading class has a direct impact on their thinking development and the effectiveness of their language learning. In addition, the ultimate goal of reading instruction is to train students to become efficient and independent readers. There are many ways to achieve this goal and one of them is the application of problem chain. Based on the existing problems of question design in current reading teaching, this paper will introduce the model of problem chain and its types. In addition, this paper will analyze the design strategies of problem chain to discuss the application of it in senior high English reading teaching activities, so as to improve the effectiveness of high school English reading instruction.
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How to cite this paper
The Application of “Problem Chain” Teaching Mode in Senior High School English Reading Teaching
How to cite this paper: Qinxuan Li. (2023). The Application of “Problem Chain” Teaching Mode in Senior High School English Reading Teaching. The Educational Review, USA, 7(8), 1083-1087.