Educational Research Journal


1998.第13卷第2期(Vol. 13 No. 2).pp. 275–291


The Discussion Teaching Method and Its Application in the Teaching of Chinese

周漢光(Hon-Kwong CHOW)




Discussion teaching method is a way of teaching and learning in which students' positive involvement and changing of ideas among themselves are used. The aim of this article is to investigate the meaning, forms and functions of the above method. It also deals with the value, methods and the examples of applying this method to the teaching of Chinese. Finally, the advantages and limitations of the discussion teaching method will also be discussed.