Research Article

Grasp the Trend of Distance Education and Push the Development of Rural English Learning


  • Haiyan Wang The Education University of Hongkong, Hongkong, China


The research is about online English education in rural areas, which constitutes a relatively new area that has emerged from online education. Due to the superiority of urban regionality over rural areas, the inequality of English education, teacher resource shortage, and the backward thinking of people living in rural areas, rural English education lags behind. However, online education is a new trend in the education industry, and it is also a new opportunity for rural English education. Intuitively, Internet connection solves difficulties for that student who lives in remote areas without roads or funds to pay for tuition to attend a school far away. Therefore, this appears a more straightforward problem is how online English education reshapes rural English education. Aiming to understand this problem, this study principally conducts a research methodology of literature review and contrastive analysis. There has been less previous evidence for online English education. So this research aims at finding a solution to online English classes for this challenging problem of backward rural English education. Finally, the main achievements, including contributions to the field, can be summarized as follows: helping rural students to receive quality English education and promoting the equality of English education in urban and rural areas. On this basis, the concept of social distance should be taken into account when bridging rural online English classes.

Article information


Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences Studies

Volume (Issue)

4 (3)





How to Cite

Wang, H. (2022). Grasp the Trend of Distance Education and Push the Development of Rural English Learning. Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences Studies, 4(3), 217–220.



online, English, education, rural, city