This workshop will demonstrate effective strategies for helpingstudents do extensive and active viewing of Chinese-subtitled filmsoutside the classroom, focusing on how appropriate strategies forwatching Chinese-subtitled films in authentic viewing environments canguide students toward extensive self-directed learning. The strategiesand techniques will be illustrated according to two types of viewingresources. First, there are techniques on how teachers can helpstudents benefit from the viewing resources, such as TV or theaterproductions, which the viewers cannot control. The second set oftechniques deal with the use of controllable media such as videotapes,VOD systems or computer playback. The practical aim of this workshopis to assist teachers who are seeking more learner- centered andself-directed methods which can help their students make use ofHollywood films for self-directed and independent English learning andthe acquisition of learner autonomy.
Proceedings of the Nineteenth International Conference on English Tesching & Learning in the Republic of China(第十九屆中華民國英語文教學國際研討會論文集), pp.329-335