English Vocabulary Teaching Strategies Based on Aesthetic Choices

  • Tong Liu School of International Education, Ganan Normal University, Ganzhou Jiangxi, China
  • Jiehui Ding School of International Education, Ganan Normal University, Ganzhou Jiangxi, China
Keywords: english vocabulary teaching, quality education, aesthetic education, aesthetic choices


Under the background of quality education reform, aesthetic education, as a crucial part of people’s all-round development, has its unique value. Thus, aesthetic education has become more important and should be integrated into teaching fully. In English teaching, helping students experience the beauty of speech is one of the ways to achieve it. Meanwhile, relevant requirements have been stipulated in Ordinary High School English Curriculum Standards (2017 edition 2020 revision). Vocabulary teaching strategies are systematic behaviors that seek to maximize vocabulary teaching effectiveness under the guidance of teachers’ cognition of certain teaching philosophies and teaching situations. It is so crucial for vocabulary teaching that aesthetic education should be integrated into it. Therefore, this research attempts to propose vocabulary teaching strategies based on aesthetic choices. These strategies include: connecting the vowels closely to teach the pronunciation and spelling of vocabulary based on the spelling rules; using phonetic rhetoric in sentence construction to make it more readable and rhythmic; using figures of speech in sentence construction to give learners a deeper impression; making example sentence symmetric, succinct, and simple; and make vocabulary teaching a logical and systematic whole.


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