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The cultivation of critical thinking ability among English major students in English speech and debate courses

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DOI: 10.23977/aetp.2024.080410 | Downloads: 6 | Views: 156


Conghong Shi 1


1 Yangtze University College of Arts and Sciences, Jingzhou, 434020, China

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Conghong Shi


Speculative ability is an important component of human intelligence and comprehensive qualities, and plays a crucial role in the growth and development of college students. Through the cultivation of students' critical thinking ability in English speech and debate courses, they can master the relevant knowledge of speech, debate, speech and debate, cultivate their language expression ability, and improve their thinking quality. Therefore, this study discusses the significance of cultivating critical thinking ability, and then focuses on English speech and debate courses, proposing effective ways to cultivate the critical thinking ability of English major students. The aim is to help teachers choose appropriate teaching content and methods based on the characteristics of different grades and majors, to cultivate students' critical thinking and innovative thinking, actively guide students to analyze, judge, and reason, and make students become English major talents with innovative spirit and thinking ability.


English speech and debate; Speculative ability; Training of English Professional Talents


Conghong Shi, The cultivation of critical thinking ability among English major students in English speech and debate courses. Advances in Educational Technology and Psychology (2024) Vol. 8: 62-66. DOI:


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