SECONDARY SCHOOL

Liberal Studies 1 (F1 – F3)

Designed especially for secondary level students, this course aims to heighten students’ awareness of both local and global issues, broaden their knowledge and develop their critical thinking skills. It aims to develop students’ overall English competency in a highly systematic and stimulating way.

 

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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. 

Liberal Studies 2 (F4 – F6)

Designed especially for secondary level students, this course aims to heighten students’ awareness of both local and global issues, broaden their knowledge and develop their critical thinking skills. It aims to develop students’ overall English competency in a highly systematic and stimulating way.

 

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Module 1 (Personal Development and Interpersonal Relationships)

–         How do gender stereotypes and homophobia affect students?

–         How can adolescents manage conflicts with parents constructively?

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Module 2 (Hong Kong Today)

–         Are the post 90s spoilt and self-centered or independent and outspoken?

–         How is Hong Kong maintaining its core values and competency on the global stage?

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Module 3 (Modern China)

–         Does the adoption of Big Data and analytics infringe on people’s privacy?

–         Is China’s information censorship justified in ensuring peace and order?

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Module 4 (Globalization)

–         Is Facebook monopolizing the social networking market?

–         What are the issues faced by Hong Kong in the face of rapid globalization?

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Module 5 (Public Health)

–         Are we over-vaccinating with our immunisation programmes?

–         What are the pros and cons of stem cell research?

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Module 6 (Energy technology and the Environment)

–         Is Hong Kong’s waterfront reclamation excessive or necessary?

–         Is nuclear power a strategic source of low-carbon electricity production?

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