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  1. Students hop on board learning bus to improve English skills

    Posted Jun 09th 2005, 12:00am by Jessica Caplan

    ... Jessica Caplan SINCE JANUARY, secondary students across Hong Kong have had a rare opportunity to improve their English language skills in a renovated double-decker bus-cum-classroom. And many more are clambering to be next in line. The unique learning project, called English Adventure, is one of the many English language initiatives taken by the British Council. Provided ...

  2. 2,000 spots remain as day 3 of Form 6 race begins

    Posted Aug 06th 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... from Rosaryhill, got admitted into his school's Form Six though he scored only eight and failed English language. Rosaryhill admitted 65 students yesterday and still has five places. ... am afraid that I can't handle the new subjects like liberal studies,' he said. However, he later went to Hong Kong University's School of Professional and Continuing Education ...

  3. Pupil takes his own life after school marks drop

    Posted Sep 09th 2005, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... the summer holidays, he spent most of his time at home studying. He worked very hard.' After scoring 21 points in the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination, Hau-ping could only muster 48 marks in Chinese Language, English Language and Pure Mathematics in Form Six. The pass mark is 50. Ms Wong said teachers and students were saddened. 'He was very concerned about his ...

  4. school news

    Posted Nov 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'The event was... a platform for students to learn and appreciate the art of the English language,' said Barbara Robson, native English teacher at our school. One of the winners said: ... Shau Kei Wan East Government Secondary School Many poor families in developing countries cannot afford basic necessities like food, medicine and education. Some children who are lucky ...

  5. letters

    Posted Jan 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... government in 1997, people have complained about the future of the next generations. Introducing the teaching of Putonghua and the CMI and EMI systems has worried a lot of parents. That English language is now regarded as the most important language in the world is indisputable. Parents struggle to give the best to their children and it is a fact that most of them want their children ...

  6. Around town

    Posted May 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Inquiries: 2904 2030 The English Language: Its Literature and Aspects of British Culture in Pre-Independence Singapore, Post-Independence Burma & Indonesia and Post-War Japan Institute of Language in Education director Verner Bickley discusses the English language's use and influence in various Asian territories during and after the colonial period. In English. May 9, 6.30pm, ...

  7. Around town

    Posted Apr 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... (Class B), Theatre du Pif, Rm 901, Hua Fu Building, 111 Queen's Rd West, Sheung Wan, HK$600 (for four sessions), registration required. Inquiries: 2904 2030 The English Language: Its ... discusses the English language's use and influence in various Asian territories during and after they were colonised. In English. May 9, 6.30pm, Aston Institute, 5/F, Tai Yip Building, 141 ...

  8. Talkback

    Posted May 08th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the English language is treated as an 'object' to be learned by rules, not as a means to communicate and express ideas. Hong Kong students are usually very good at manipulating grammar items ... cent). Has it consulted parents beforehand? The ESF's explanation is just not convincing, without it presenting any budget figures. The reason 'to improve education quality' ...

  9. Special Needs Schools

    Posted Jun 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... organisation offering an English-language education for children with autism. We employ a multi-disciplinary approach in class. Early Intervention Programme: HK$8,000 a month for half day, HK$10,540 ... Education, Music), social and play skills, self-help skills, behaviour management and emotional regulation, etc; Medium: English, Cantonese; Special programmes: Therapy, Parent Training, Home Visits, ...

  10. The Planner

    Posted Aug 25th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... lwgray@netvigator.com Stand-up Comedy Open Mic Cantonese (Mon) and English-language (today) sessions, free to perform five to seven minutes, HK$50 to watch, 8pm. Take Out Comedy Club, B/F, 34 Elgin St, SoHo. ... 1 Yuen Wo Rd, Sha Tin, HK$60-HK$120 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2904 2709 Extra-curricular ESU 14th Play-Reading Evening Dr Mike Ingham facilitates a reading of Willy Russell's Educating Rita, ...




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