聖貞德中學

ST. Joan of Arc Secondary School

English

Aims and Objectives

  • To develop students' English proficiency.
  • To provide opportunities for students to use English for purposeful communication both inside and outside the classroom.
  • To nurture students' appreciation of English Literature.
  • To extend students' knowledge and experience of other cultures through the English medium
  • To promote language development strategies, values and attitudes that are conducive to effective, independent and lifelong learning.

Teachers:

English Panel Head:   Ms. Y. Ho
English teachers:        Mr. G. Chong
                                     Ms. Y. Y. Lui
                                     Mr. B. Tay
                                     Mr. F. S. Keung
                                     Mr. K. M. Li
                                     Ms. L. C. Yeung
NET Teacher :             Mr. D. Pierce
NET Assistant :          Ms. Siddhi Sehgal


English activities:

71st Hong Kong Schools Speech Festival Results

Twenty students participated in the 71st Hong Kong School Speech Festival (English Speech) this academic year. After regular training and practice, all twenty participants gained certificates of merit. Shiu King Yin from 5 Faith got the second-runner up in Public Speaking Solo and Sanchez Mistral Johann from 3 Faith got the first-runner up in Solo Verse Speaking.

 

Class

English Name

Prize

3FA

Sanchez Mistral Johann

First runner-up (Solo Verse Speaking)

5FA

Shiu King Yin

Second runner-up (Public Speaking Solo)

1FA

Hussain Alisha Jabeen

Merit (Solo Verse Speaking)

1FA

Ma Natalie

Merit (Solo Verse Speaking)

1FA

Rivera Dejanique Trisha

Merit (Solo Verse Speaking)

1HO

Chan Wing

Merit (Solo Verse Speaking)

1HO

Chui Yik Hei

Merit (Solo Verse Speaking)

1CH

Wong Ho Wang

Merit (Solo Verse Speaking)

1CH

Tsang Yik Lam

Merit (Solo Verse Speaking)

2FA

Ezekiel Gomes

Merit (Solo Verse Speaking)

2HO

Kwong Ying Yue

Merit (Solo Verse Speaking)

3FA

Chukwuka Crystal

Merit (Solo Verse Speaking)

3FA

Liu Hao

Merit (Solo Verse Speaking)

3HO

Ng Chi Ngai

Merit (Solo Verse Speaking)

4FA

Soabas Chloe Sophia Real

Merit (Solo Verse Speaking)

4HO

Lam Ching Laam

Merit (Public Speaking Solo)

4HO

Wong Kelvin Jia Xin

Merit (Public Speaking Solo)

 

Drama

Our school has been selected as one of the participating schools of “Shakespeare In Action 2019-20” English Drama Programme organized by the Leisure and Culture Services Department. In this programme, students will read, analyze and adapt a classical English drama titled “Hamlet”. The scheme includes drama appreciation, backstage tour, drama training, rehearsals and finale performance. The programme aims at nurturing their interest in drama and enhancing their proficiency in English, ability to express and ability to work in a team.

English Café

Every school day at English Café, students can play English games or chat with English Ambassadors and English teachers while enjoying the drinks. We offer a decent and delightful venue for authentic English communication and an opportunity for students to share their happy moments with friends and teachers.

 

English Morning Assembly

Held once a week, students are given ample opportunities to hone their English skills during English morning assemblies. Teachers and students are telling inspiring stories, giving motivational speeches or sharing their favorite books.


 

Useful Links

SCMP - www.scmp.com

The Standard – www.thestandard.com.hk

Sing Tao Daily - stedu.stheadline.com

BCC learning English - http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish

British Council - http://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/

TED Talks - https://www.ted.com/

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