Cultural Infiltration of Foreign Literary Works in Senior High School Chinese Textbooks


PEP (People’s Education Press) edition
High school Chinese textbooks
Foreign literary works
Textbook analysis
Cultural infiltration




Foreign literary works are an important part of Chinese textbooks in high schools. However, the exam-oriented education results in a marginalized and unsatisfactory teaching of foreign literary works. Based on the high school Chinese textbook by PEP (People’s Education Press), teaching practices, and requirements of the new curriculum standards, this article analyzes the foreign literary works in the textbook, explores its value and the infiltration of cultural spirit in teaching, discusses the problems in teaching, as well as provides suggestions to them in hope to gain attention in the teaching of foreign literary works, broaden students’ horizons, and cultivate their humanistic spirit.


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