To Reform TEFL according to the Implicit Nature of Language -- A Brief Description and Analysis of TEFL Reform in China

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Wang Zhiyun


Since reform and openness was initiated in China in December 1978, TEFL has undergone changes to a certain extent.  Progress can be observed in terms of teaching concepts, teaching evaluation, national standards for language acquisition at different levels, teaching methodology, teaching facilities, teaching materials, and a monitoring system for TEFL.  However, problems still exist.  The most striking ones are related to the weak ability of learners in speaking and listening ability for social communication, a traditional problem on English teaching programs.  To make the reform of TEFL in China develop further in a healthy way, careful attention should be paid to these problems and greater efforts be made so that more successes can be achieved in the field of TEFL in China.


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