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English Language Programmes for Secondary Schools

To further arouse students' interest in reading and using English, and encourage them to engage more deeply with texts for better understanding and greater pleasure, a new series of creative, inspirational, meaningful, fun and educational programmes for secondary school students was launched in the 2016/17 school year. Details of the English language programmes are as follows:


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 English Language Programmes for Secondary Schools

Name of Programme Name of 
Programme Partner
Code Target 
Participants
Details of Programme Application 
Status
Poems & Monologues for Secondary Schools The Absolutely Fabulous Theatre Connection Company Limited AF01S S1 – S3
students
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Gulliver's Travels: The Immersive Experience The Absolutely Fabulous Theatre Connection Company Limited AF02S S1 – S2
students
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RAVE Reading: Pleasurable Language Learning through Real and Virtual Experiences Chatteris Educational Foundation CEF01S S2 – S4
students
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Typhoon Club Reading Card Programme (Secondary) Cyclone Publishing Ltd. CP01S S1 – S2
students
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Reading Programme The English-Speaking Union (Hong Kong) Limited ESU01S S4 – S5
students
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 "Gulliver's Travels: The Immersive Experience" (Public Session)

The Immersive Experience brought an interesting and imaginative immersive experience in Gulliver's Travels with native-speaking English cast. The participants met and interacted with Gulliver, the Lilliputians, Humperdinck, the Baron and Baroness of the Lilliput and many others of this classic story.

The activity was successfully held on 14 May 2017 (Sunday).

Information

  • Date: 14 May 2017 (Sunday)
  • Time: 55 minutes per session (1st session starts at 9:30 a.m.)
  • No. of participants: 40 per session
  • Venue:
    • Exhibition Gallery at Hong Kong Central Library (Address: 66 Causeway Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong)
  • Participants:
    • Primary 4 to Secondary 2 students and their families
  • Programme Content:
    • During the 55-minute programme, the participants
      • went through a 25-minute pre-task to learn key vocabulary and phrases;
      • participated in a 30-minute imaginative immersive journey performed by a native speaking cast;
      • read different text types through interactive reading games and activities; and
      • expressed themselves imaginatively/creatively while interacting with the characters/cast.