[Archive] Language Support Programmes and Learning Materials for Secondary Schools
The following gives brief descriptions of the language support programmes and learning materials available for secondary schools:
(1)Bridging English Across Primary and Secondary Education (1996) (For bridging from Primary 6 to Secondary 1)
- This booklet is designed for teachers who have to help students master the English language on transferring from Primary 6 to Secondary 1.
- The contents of this booklet are presented in the question-and-answer format for easy reading. It makes suggestions to teachers on how to approach the problems arising from the English gap.
(2)Support Measures for Student Adaptation in English-medium Schools (For Secondary 1 students learning through the medium of English)
- This programme comprises packages of teaching materials for English and non-language subject teachers, and a self-access package of materials for Secondary 1 students in English-medium schools.
(3)Enrichment Programme for Secondary 2 and Secondary 3 Students in Chinese-medium Schools (2003) (For Secondary 2 and Secondary 3 levels)
- This enrichment programme is designed for Secondary 2 and Secondary 3 students in CMI schools to enrich their exposure to English. The programme comprises 60 teaching modules on cross-curricular topics.
The resource package was issued to schools in 2001.
(4)Learning in the English Medium in Secondary 4 (1996) (For Secondary 4 level)
This booklet suggests ways for schools and teachers to provide assistance, devise teaching plans and apply strategies that will enable Secondary 4 students to learn through the English medium.
(5)Intensive English Course (IEC) Resource Package (Revised Edition1999) (For Secondary 6 level)
The IEC aims to help Secondary 6 students become effective learners of English and to raise their motivation in learning English.
The IEC comprises 10 thematic modules for Secondary 6 students using English as the medium of instruction. Teachers are encouraged to adapt the materials to suit their students?needs and promote students?self-access learning.