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  1. Baseball unites youth from around the city

    Posted Feb 05th 2009, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... to 11. They attend nine different schools and speak different languages, including English, Cantonese, Japanese and German. They may come from different backgrounds, but they have been brought ... don't find it odd to be the only girl,' she said. Jo Jo's English is weaker compared to the other students, who attend international schools. At the beginning, she was too shy to speak ...

  2. The pick-n-mix district

    Posted Aug 07th 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... They're very keen on Chinese culture and they've taught me a lot of foreign phrases,' says Ms Lin, who goes on to explain her English name was suggested by a British customer who often ... can try different cuisines every day of the week. And, more importantly, the food is available 24 hours a day.' Heritage conservation is also a hot topic in the district. Secondary school ...

  3. Learning English by ear and voice

    Posted May 13th 2009, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... school students. Read Write Inc focuses on phonics- or, more simply, sounds. The course begins with familiarising students with the 44 basic sounds of English. When students have mastered them, they can pronounce any English word, even if they have never seen it before. Hong Kong Baptist Convention Primary School in Tsuen Wan is one of the first to co-operate with Oxford University Press ...

  4. Passionate about English

    Posted Aug 01st 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... about learning English. 'I think the English-learning culture in Hong Kong is very bad. The kind of English education offered by tutorial schools doesn't encourage the right ... Siu's next book will be about pronunciation, specifically the phonological differences between English and Cantonese, he said. A former secondary school teacher, Mr Siu will take up teaching ...

  5. Students put on show of support

    Posted Nov 11th 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... of the highlights of the concert was an inspirational performance by S.h.o.w., a band set up two years ago by four former students of Caritas Satin Marten Foundation Secondary School, which was closed ... A public performance aims to draw attention to the threat of closures facing four schools, writes Rebecca Tsui About 400 students from five schools threatened with closure staged a concert ...

  6. Making life beautiful

    Posted Nov 08th 2009, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... their designs alongside creations by some of the biggest names in the fashion world. On Friday, Hong Kong International School 12th-grader Orange Chan will unveil her first-ever collection at the Style 4 School Fashion Show, a fund-raiser focusing on education for girls in the developing world. Orange has been interested in fashion almost since she could walk, thanks to her mother's own ...

  7. The story so far

    Posted Nov 24th 2009, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Rebecca Tsui The Young Post Making the Headlines programme was launched at the beginning of term. So far, six schools have produced a Tuesday cover. Schools select teams of six students ... the story, while others design illustrations, take photos or suggest a layout. The first school to take up the challenge was Renaissance College Hong Kong. Its team decided to write about how ...

  8. A mentoring role

    Posted Jan 06th 2009, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Division students gave English tutoring sessions to 20 students in Tin Shui Wai. They were taking part in the Joint School English Programme, aimed at boosting students' English skills. The Primary Five students acted as English tutors for Primary One and Two students from the Lions Club International Ho Tak Sum Primary School. Three one-hour sessions were held on November 21 ...

  9. Chance for students to speak up

    Posted Mar 18th 2009, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Foundation and founded by Elsie Tu, the competition aims to provide an open platform to any student who wants to participate. It gives students a chance to show their talent and receive advice from ... the competition, which is divided into three categories: nursery, primary and secondary. Participants can choose to speak in English, Putonghua or Cantonese. There are three to five prizes for each ...

  10. Back to the future

    Posted Mar 11th 2009, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Rebecca Tsui Students from Lok Sin Tong Yu Kan Hing Secondary School will stage an English musical this week as part of its 40th anniversary celebrations. More than 100 Form One to Form ... schools, Lok Sin Tong is using music and drama to boost its students' English skills. The Wondrous Taste of Life is an original musical, with lyrics, melodies and animation created ...




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