Presentation Details

The Second International Conference on the Future of the Book

China and Secondary School English Textbooks: Surface and Deep Learning Approaches

Margaret Zeegers.

This paper explores features of secondary school English as Second Language textbooks in use in China.
It examines a number of textbooks in relation to surface and deep learning approaches,particularly as these relate to western constructs of Chinese learners.


Margaret Zeegers  (Australia)
School of Education
University of Ballarat

Margaret Zeegers lectures in Education and English and Language Arts at the University of Ballarat. She has considerable experience of working in international contexts.

  • Textbooks
  • Surface and deep learning approaches
  • western contructs of learners

(30 min. Conference Paper, English)