FAH - Summertime English: An Immersion Experience 2017

University of Macau

Event Information

Event NameFAH - Summertime English: An Immersion Experience 2017
CategoriesStudent Activity
OrganizerFaculty of Arts and Humanities - English Language Centre
Date17 July 2017, 18 July 2017, 19 July 2017, 20 July 2017, 21 July 2017, 24 July 2017, 25 July 2017, 26 July 2017, 27 July 2017, 28 July 2017
Time08:00 - 21:20
VenueUniversity of Macau
ContentProgramme Introduction:

The ‘Summertime English: An Immersion Experience.’ Programme is designed to provide Macao secondary school students with an immersion opportunity to engage in cultural-related activities using English. In each one-week programme, participants will engage in approximately 35 hours of theme-based activities, e.g. readings and performance, digital story reading and creation, music activities, competitions/contests, workshops, demonstrations, project-work, presentations, etc.

Through this Summertime English program, the University wishes to promote to Macao’s secondary school students the authentic use of English in both the everyday context as well as the creative expressions of cultures through individual and group projects and digital story telling.

Programme objectives for participants:

By the end of this programme, participants will have:

1.Created a portfolio of work including digital stories in English that demonstrates the participant’s understanding, interpretation and appreciation of different cultures or a particular cultural aspect, such as arts, music or daily life;

2.Demonstrated knowledge of the theme-based English vocabulary related to the understanding, interpretation and appreciation of different cultures or a particular cultural aspect;

3.Demonstrated the ability to express their comments on their own and their peers’ cultural productions in English;

4.Shown that they can understand and follow practical instructions in English as part of cultural-related presentations and demonstrations;

Shown that they can understand and produce vocabulary relevant to creative and artistic practices.
Target AudienceAll current Form 4 or 5 students (16-18 yrs old) from Macao
LanguageEnglish

Contact Person for Details

NameMs Tenny Chan / Ms Sheryl Ho
Tel.No8822 8120 / 8822 8122
Fax(853) 8822 2321
Emailtennyc@um.edu.mo / sherylho@um.edu.mo