On the Features and Advantages of English Films in Web-Based and Resource-Driven Learning
Education Journal
Volume 3, Issue 5, September 2014, Pages: 303-307
Received: Sep. 1, 2014; Accepted: Sep. 17, 2014; Published: Sep. 30, 2014
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Yajuan Feng, Zhejiang Yuexiu University of Foreign Languages, Shaoxing 312000,Zhejiang, China
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Abstract
English films integrate locales, voices, images, plots, and characters. Some have text captions. They are normally regarded as a carrier of public entertainment. But in web-based and resource-driven English learning setting, the role of English films is not just to entertain the public, but to activate the background knowledge stored in the learners’ brains with their Visual-spatial Intelligence and deepen their understanding of the language and its culture through remembrance, association and reconstruction. The outcome is to transform the linguistic and cultural input into an effective learning output.
Keywords
Web-Based, English Film, Input, Storage, Schema
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Yajuan Feng, On the Features and Advantages of English Films in Web-Based and Resource-Driven Learning, Education Journal. Vol. 3, No. 5, 2014, pp. 303-307. doi: 10.11648/j.edu.20140305.16
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