First of all, I’d like to express my deepest gratitude to my supervisor, Professor X XX, who has done a great favor to my thesis. From the planning of the questionnaire to the revision of the thesis, I have benefited greatly from his patience, encouragement and excellent guidance. What’s more, I am deeply moved by his serious attitude towards academic work.
Secondly, I would like to give my thanks to the hundreds of students and teachers in Guilin Experiential Middle School Attached to the Capital Normal University and Guilin No.1 Middle School, who have provided the statistics of the investigation for my thesis, especially Mr. X XX, the vice headmaster of the Attached Middle School and Ms. X XX, who supported me a lot in my investigation.
Finally, my thanks go to Ms X XX and Ms XX for their valuable suggestions.
I would like to express my gratitude to all those who helped me during the writing of this thesis.
My deepest gratitude goes first and foremost to
Professor Zhou Yanxia, my supervisor, for his constant encouragement and guidance. He has walked me through all the stages of the writing of this thesis. Without his consistent and illuminating instruction, this thesis could not have reached its present form.
Second, I would like to express my heartfelt gratitude to Professor Wang Jinsheng, who led me into the world of translation. I am also greatly indebted to the professors and teachers at the Department of English: Ms. Wu Qing, Feng Shaozhong and Han Xiaoya, who have instructed and helped me a lot in the past two years.
Last my thanks would go to my beloved family for
their loving considerations and great confidence in me all through these years. I also owe my sincere gratitude to my friends and my fellow classmates who gave me their help and time in listening to me and helping me work out my problems during the difficult course of the thesis.