English Literacy Instruction for Chinese Speakers

  • Barry Lee Reynolds
  • Mark Feng Teng

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxxvi
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
  3. English Literacy Instruction for Pre-primary and Primary Education

  4. English Literacy Instruction for Secondary Education

  5. English Literacy Instruction for Tertiary Education

  6. Education Policy Towards English Literacy Instruction

  7. Conclusion

  8. Back Matter
    Pages 379-382

About this book


Written with an emphasis on instruction, policy, practice, and assessment, this book focuses on English literacy at the pre-primary/primary, secondary, and university level, and discusses literacy policies in the region. An easy-to-read, solidly grounded book, it offers practical, thought provoking resources for classroom teachers and educators. It notably features explanations of key literacy skills, up-to-date research findings, and classroom applications that are contextualized for mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan. This book provides pre-service and in-service teachers, English classroom practitioners, language teacher educators, literacy researchers, and students in research/teacher training programs a core set of instructional techniques on how to incorporate literacy-related ideas into English language classrooms. A valuable pedagogical resource for teaching and learning L2/EFL literacy, this book also highlights discussions on language and literacy policies and new examples of actual classroom teachers that have put English literacy instruction into practice.


L2 Literacy and Policy in Greater China EFL Literacy Assessment in China Literacy Instruction and Second Language Acquisition TESOL in China English Curriculum and Instruction in China English as a Foreign Language in China

Editors and affiliations

  • Barry Lee Reynolds
    • 1
  • Mark Feng Teng
    • 2
  1. 1.University of MacauTaipaMacao
  2. 2.Hong Kong Baptist UniversityKowloon TongHong Kong

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2019
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Education Education (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-981-13-6652-9
  • Online ISBN 978-981-13-6653-6
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