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SOLAR POWER PROJECT
Our Mission to a sustainable future
SERVICE LEARNING
We live yet we serve, We serve yet we learn
CHRISTIAN EDUCATION
We rejoice in the knowledge of God's truth

English Language

Aims and Objectives

  • Enable every learner to prepare for the changing socio-economic demands, which include the interpretation, use and production of texts for pleasure, study and work in the English medium;
  • Provide every learner of English with further opportunities for extending their knowledge and experience of the cultures of other people as well as opportunities for personal and intellectual development, further studies, pleasure and work in the English medium;
  • Enable learners to broaden and deepen the language competencies they have developed through basic education;
  • Further develop their interest and confidence in using English as their understanding and mastery of the language grow;
  • Further develop learning how to learn skills and positive values and attitudes conducive to meeting the needs of our rapidly changing knowledge-based society.

 

Department Members

Department Head

Ms Ip Ka Yan Fanny

Ms. Lee Wing Yi Celina

Deputy Department Head

Ms. Chan Wai Man Mandy

Teachers

Ms. Chong Wai Tung Jess

Ms. Fung Sin Yan Stephanie

Ms. Fung Pui Ling Erica

Ms. Fung Wing Ting Edwina

Ms. Gyokery Lisa Marie

Ms. Ho Mei Chee Irene

Ms. Law Lai Ping

Mr. Leung Pak Yui Brian

Ms. Ng Wan Chi Wendy

Ms. Wang Yu Husan Janice

Ms. Wu Oi Yan Shera

 

Curriculum (Junior Form)

Form 1

 

Theme(s)

Writing Text Type(s)

Module 1

What do we get from school?

  • Vlog script
  • Email
  • Restaurant review
  • Cooking video script
  • Blog entry
  • Webpage
  • Speech
  • Email of advice

Module 2

What do we eat?

Revision Module

Who am I?

Module 3

Why do we love a city?

Module 4

How best can we cope?

Revision Module

What can sport offer?

 

Form 2

 

Theme(s)

Writing Text Type(s)

Module 1

Overconsumption

  • One-sided argumentative
  • Email of advice
  • Letter to the editor
  • Blog post
  • Letter to the editor
  • Email to schoolmates
  • Survey report
  • Debate speech

Module 2

Grow a sustainable future

Revision Module

Family Ties

Module 3

Fast Fashion

Module 4

Teenage life

Revision Module

Endangered species

 

Form 3

 

Theme(s)

Writing Text Type(s)

Module 1

Ready for departure

  • Travel blog entry
  • Letter of advice
  • One-sided argumentative essay
  • Letter of complaint
  • Debate speech
  • Persuasive email
  • Article
  • Job application letter

Module 2

Making a blockbuster

Revision Module

What does the future hold?

Module 3

Beyond skin-deep beauty

Module 4

Mapping my future

Revision Module

Under the spotlight

 

Curriculum (Senior Form)

Form 4

 

Theme(s)

Writing Text Type(s)

Module 1

Study and school life

  • Announcement (assembly)
  • Letter to the Editor
  • Speech
  • Feature article
  • Drama/Film review
  • Informal email
  • Letter of complaint
  • One-sided argumentative essay

Module 2

The Olympic Games

Revision Module

Getting along with friends and family

Module 3

The film industry

Module 4

Cultures of the world

Revision Module

Storytelling - the world of imagination & creativity

 

Form 5

 

Theme(s)

Writing Text Type(s)

Module 1

Korean Pop Culture

  • Feature article
  • Diary entry
  • Problem-solution essay
  • Speech
  • Letter to the Editor
  • Email
  • One-sided argumentative essay
  • Proposal

Module 2

Social Issues

(Poverty and Aging Population)

Revision Module

Technology

Module 3

Environmental Issues

Module 4

Workplace Communication

Revision Module

DSE Practice

 

Form 6

 

Theme(s)

Writing Text Type(s)

Module 1

Personal Growth and Aspirations

  • Essay
  • Speech (announcement during assembly)
  • Argumentative essay
  • Letter to the Editor
  • Blog entry
  • Yearbook entry

Module 2

Volunteering

Revision Module

Health and Food Safety

Module 3

Technology and Environment

Module 4

Pre-Mock Practice

 

Co-curricular Activities

  • Battle of the Books
  • Book Club
  • C-Day Program (Debating and Public Speaking)
  • English Corner
  • English Debating Team
  • English Drama Team
  • English Society
  • F.1 Inter-Class Choral Speaking Competitions
  • Reading Circle
  • Student Essay Anthology
  • Speech Festival
  • Wall of Thoughts
  • World Scholar’s Cup Team

Useful Links

TED talks (https://www.ted.com/)

BBC Learning English (https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/)

The Guardian (https://www.theguardian.com/us)

The Washington Post (https://www.washingtonpost.com/)

HUFFPOST (https://www.huffingtonpost.com/)

Time (https://time.com/)

FourFourTwo (https://www.fourfourtwo.com/)

Teen Vogue (https://www.teenvogue.com/)

Oxford Dictionary (https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/)

Cambridge Dictionary (https://dictionary.cambridge.org/)

Longman Dictionary (https://www.ldoceonline.com/)

HKEAA (Subject information) (http://www.hkeaa.edu.hk/en/hkdse/assessment/subject_information/)

 

Activities

World Scholar's Cup

    

    

Hong Kong Model United Nations

  

Debating team

 

English drama

   

Speech Festival

 

  

Battle of the Books

 

English Festival

  

English Society

   

Information Day