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DOI: 10.14704/nq.2022.20.8.NQ44815

Cultivating critical thinking skills among English major students of ethnic minority universities in China

Ya Luo, Prasart Nuangchalerm


Writing course is one of the core courses of English majors in China, which is a course combining applying educational theories and practice into authentic teaching environment. The writing course focuses on training and cultivating students' effective writing expression ability, comprehensive language usage and critical thinking skills. In view of the current situation of the lack of critical thinking skills, the paper aims to discuss the theoretical and empirical researches on the cultivation of thinking abilities in related majors in order to explore how to train critical thinking skills in the cultivation of writing proficiency among English major students in ethnic minority universities in China.


English major students; ethnic minority; critical thinking; writing proficiency

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