Generally, we can divide the function of teacher talk into following aspects: teaching words of teachers, communication words between students and teachers, feedback words of teachers and other words. The writer thinks that teacher talk in college English classroom teaching have some features according to the function of teacher talk and the fundamental purpose of the college English teaching. A. Simplicity
Used in foreign language teaching, the teacher talk in English classroom must be simplified on content when using the target language. Teachers should simplify the structure of original sentences and use some low-level words which is understandable for students. B. Exemplary
English teacher talk, except for the function of finishing teaching, also play the role of model of using language, which has a direct effect on the training of students’ speech and language sense , and the habitual diction of students while the teaching gradually permeating. C. Periodicity
Acquiring and learning English is a step-by-step process. And this process has the periodic character. So teachers should follow the principle of...