The last subject show in our school, the English subject show, comes during the 23rd December to 27th December. In order to motivate the students’ interests in learning English, improve their overall ability in English and dig out their potential, the English teachers in our school designed various lessons and activities to make all of the students in the three grades get involved and experience the beauty of English.
1. Designing: English is everywhere.
Under the leadership of our group leader Zhang Qin, the teachers in English group all devoted to the ideas and planned for the show. English teacher Zhao Jing, Wang Wenjing and Yin Wenping designed the schedule and invitation card. We aim to provide the students a campus full of English culture and motivate their interests in studying English.
2. English lessons: Listening, speaking, reading and writing.
English public lessons are an important part of this show. English teachers in our school prepared various classes including listening, speaking, reading and writing, among which English teacher Wang Xiaohan provided a listening and speaking class for students in grade one in order that the students can learn about the characteristics of news report and improve their listening and speaking abilities at the same time. English teacher Song Yuehan showed a grammar class and made the complex grammar easy to understand for the students. Miss Wei Jun supplied a reading class with the delicate Powerpoint and equipped the students with knowledge of earthquake. English teacher Zhang Lulu had a listening class with her students in grade three, providing them with listening skills and practices, which were impressive and useful for them to get prepared for the coming listening test. Mr. Wu fengfeng showed a reading and writing class for the freshmen in our school. He paid attention to the emotional education and the song “My dear kid” made all of us moved. English teacher Zhang Meiying showed with her experience a continuous writing class which made the teachers inspired. The school leaders and all of the teachers in English group along with the teachers under 35 years old went to appreciate the classes and gave precious advices.
3. English drama: Appreciate English classics.
Under the leadership of Miss Qin Yuan and Wang Xiaohan, students in grade two showed the English drama “Necklace” and “Pride and Prejudice” for the students in grade one. The shows were brilliant and gained the applause and cheers from the students. The school headmaster Mr. Lin Zhaojun and party secretary Cao Xuguang attended this activity and extended their earnest wishes and hope for the students.
4.With the foreign teacher: To experience the native English.
Our group leader Miss Zhang Qin invited Miss Aarah to our school to have a lecture for our students. Aarah expressed her best wishes for a merry Christmas for us and had a vivid communication with the students. Some students even had dialogues with her in English. This activity increased the students’ confidence in learning English and it is widely received among the teachers and the students.
5.Students work: Try to be the best.
Under the leadership of three sub-group leaders of the three grades, English teachers called on the students to prepare various works to show on the board. Students in grade one designed English cards to wish everybody a happy new year. While students in grade two showed their excellent English handwriting and grade three students drew mind-maps of language points to get better prepared for the coming College Entrance Examination.
The great support from our school leaders and the common effort of each English teachers are indispensible parts of the success of this English week show. The various activities and lessons not only let the students experience the charms of learning English but also it opened a door for them to the outside world. While our English teachers will always be the back-up for them. Hope they can learn English with full spirit in the future and our English teachers will continue to work together to contribute in building a “Beautiful and strong Jinan No. 2 Middle School”.（Pictured by the English group, Written by Wang Xiaohan, read and edited by Yuan Wei）