Aims & Objectives

  • Enable every learner to prepare for the changing socio-economic demands, which include the interpretation, use and production of texts for pleasure, study and work in the English medium;
  • Provide every learner of English with further opportunities for extending their knowledge and experience of the cultures of other people as well as opportunities for personal and intellectual development, further studies, pleasure and work in the English medium;
  • Enable learners to broaden and deepen the language competencies they have developed through basic education;
  • Further develop their interest and confidence in using English as their understanding and mastery of the language grow; 
  • Further develop learning how to learn skills and positive values and attitudes conducive to meeting the needs of our rapidly changing knowledge-based society.

Department Members

Department Head

Ms. Lee WY

Teachers

Ms. Gyokery LM, Ms. Ho MCI, Ms. Kong WY

Ms. Lau AY, Ms. Lau CYJ, Ms. Li FY

Mr. Lam HLJ, Ms. Law LP, Ms. Lui TNJ

Ms. Yeung HF, Ms. Yu KY

Curriculum (Junior Form)

Listening
  • Listen for intended meanings, feelings and attitudes
Speaking
  • Present information, ideas, and feelings clearly and coherently
  • Participate effectively in an oral interaction
Reading
  • Understand, interpret and analyse different written and multimodal texts
Writing
  • Present information, ideas, and feelings clearly and coherently

Curriculum (Senior Form)

Compulsory Part
Listening
  • Listen for information, ideas, intended meanings, views, attitudes and feelings in a variety of spoken texts
  • Understand and interpret the purpose and meaning of a range of spoken texts
  • Identify the key details of a range of spoken texts
  • Interpret speakers' feelings, views, attitudes and intentions
  • Understand speakers with a range of accents and language varieties in speech delivered at a moderate pace
  • Understand the use of a range of language features in fairly complex spoken texts
Speaking
  • Present information, ideas, intended meanings, views, attitudes and feelings clearly, coherently and appropriately in a variety of contexts
  • Participate effectively in an oral interaction, using appropriate interaction skills and conversational strategies
  • Express information and ideas (e.g. personal experiences, feelings, opinions, imaginative ideas and evaluative remarks) with suitable elaboration
  • Convey meaning using a range of vocabulary and language patterns appropriate to the context, purpose and audience
  • Establish and maintain relationships/spoken exchanges using formulaic expressions and appropriate communication strategies (e.g. making an appropriate opening and closing, negotiating meaning, making suggestions, using appropriate degrees of formality)
  • Produce coherent and structured speeches with ideas effectively/clearly presented and developed
  • Pronounce words clearly and accurately
  • Use appropriate pace, volume, intonation, stress, eye contact and gesture to support effective communication
 
Reading
  • Understand, interpret and analyse a variety of written and multimodal texts (e.g. use linguistic and contextual clues, knowledge of features of different text types and knowledge of the world to determine the meaning of the text)
  • Understand and interpret the purpose and meaning of a broad range of texts
  • Identify the main theme and key details of a broad range of texts
  • Identify the contextual meaning of words and phrases
  • Interpret the tone and mood of a writer
  • Distinguish and evaluate views, attitudes or arguments in fairly complex texts
  • Understand the use of a range of language features in fairly complex texts
  • Interpret, analyse, select and organise ideas and information from various sources
 
Writing
  • Present information, ideas, views, attitudes and feelings clearly, coherently and appropriately in a variety of written texts
  • Write texts for different contexts, audiences and purposes with relevant content and adequate supporting detail
  • Convey meaning using a range of vocabulary, linguistic devices and language patterns appropriately and accurately
  • Plan and produce coherent and structured texts with ideas effectively presented and developed
  • Write texts using appropriate tone, style and register and the salient features of different genres
  • Draft and revise written texts
 
Elective Part
1. Learning English through Short Stories
2. Learning English through Social Issues
3. Learning English through Popular Culture

Activities

Mid-Autumn Festival Riddles


A game of riddles at the Mid-Autumn Festival; sharing of mooncakes.

English Drama


F.3 students learn how to act, write a script and put on their performances on Co-curricular Learning Days.

Hong Kong Schools Mooting and Mock Trial Competition 2017-18


In this extremely rigorous tournament, students have to read civil and criminal cases, analyze laws, and write legal documents before standing in front of judges in moot courts. Our English Debating Team performed impressively and won the Overall First Runner-up out of 32 teams in the city. With their diligent research, intellectual rigour and commendable dedication, our team members also won 7 individual awards.

F.1 Singing Contest


F.1 Inter-class English Singing Competition