Learning English in Fun Ways！ | 英语强化学习：谁说只能死记硬背？
What is the EIP and why do we have it?
As a part of the commitment of YCIS to meet the needs of all learners, the Lower Secondary English Intensive Program (EIP) has been established to provide additional support and instruction to students still developing their English language skills.
What is the goal of EIP?
The goal is to create a solid foundation in the major skill areas of reading, writing, listening, and speaking so that they will be successful in all other secondary subjects.
What topics do the students studying this class?
This class incorporates many fun and practical activities on a variety of topics to engage students in the learning process. Last semester’s topics included school life, family, places around town, basic geography, shopping, and travel. As a part of our most recent unit called, “Talking about Food,” students took part in a kitchen design competition, created aunique restaurant menu, did cooking shows, and this week we went to a local supermarket on an English Language Scavenger Hunt. Students searched for items around the supermarket and did role plays using words and phrases we are learning! This year’s EIP class also displayed their teamwork and diligence by winning the Lower Secondary May English Competition and enjoyed apizza party as the prize.
How long do students remain in EIP?
Students enter this program as beginners, and within asemester or two, they graduate from the program having become confident andcompetent English learners.
A few words from our EIP students！
Year 7 William Wei
“My favorite month in EIP is the May Challenge, because we can learn many ways to read,write and practice vocabulary.”
Year 8 Jessica (Jiang Jia Yi)
“One of my favorite things about EIP is drama because I can learn many stories. I like to act out a story with friends so I can practice my speaking. I also can learn many useful words”
Year 8 William (Yao Bo Yuan)
“In EIP class, we won the English competition, then we got to eat pizza and lots of snacks. I think EIP is very helpful because it canhelp me improve my English in fun ways.”
Year 9: Helen (Fei Mingqi)
Today we used a different way to study new words about food—we went to the supermarket to take pictures of the food we need to learnand have conversation. That was really fun. In EIP class, we have many kinds of Interesting activities which enable us to learn English knowledge in different ways. One of my favorite things about EIP is learning new words in the form of games. I think EIP is very helpful because EIP can improve our writing,reading, listening and speaking comprehensively.
Playing a game to practice English speaking.
Snapshots of EIP student final performance of humorous monologues.
May English Challenge winners’ pizza party.
English supermarket scavenger hunt.