SECONDARY SCHOOL

Liberal Studies (S1 – S2)

Designed especially for secondary level students, this course helps students build a strong foundation in English by broadening their knowledge and honing their listening, speaking, reading, writing and critical thinking skills via our plethora of stimulating and relevant topics.

Course Outline

– Current Affairs Discussion & Opinions Sharing

– General Knowledge Learning e.g. History, Science, Role Models, Psychology

– English Skills e.g. Presentation, Debate, Reading Comprehension & Academic Essays

 

Current Affairs and Persuasive Writing (S3 – S4)

A writing intensive course where emphasis is on detailed analysis and discussion of news stories and current affairs. The lessons will expose students to advanced reading material, broaden their general knowledge, sharpen their critical thinking and strengthen their speaking, listening, reading and writing skills.

Students will be taught to structure and plan the outline of an argumentative essay. A good foundation for taking HKDSE/IELTS/TOEFL/SAT

Topics include: Zero Waste Living, The Impact of 5G, Generation Z, Social Media and many more…

 

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Critical Thinking

Through critical thinking, students learn to rationalize, challenge status quo, perceive conflicting perspectives and develop fair and objective arguments.

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Reading

Students will be taught critical reading skills, such as skimming and scanning, paraphrasing, summarising, decoding vocabulary, and reading topic sentences.

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Writing

Students will learn how to plan and write in a logical, coherent and well-organised manner. The practiced writing styles will include letters and reports, proposals, and persuasive and argumentative essays.

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Speaking

Students are encouraged to actively take part in classroom discussions, individual presentations and lively debates to develop the confidence and poise in expressing their opinions.

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Listening

Students are provided with authentic materials such as podcasts and videos to enhance their listening comprehension of English. 

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