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Da Vinci Language Arts

Features

Da Vinci Language Arts is a series of interactive and diversified courses with the focus on solidifying and stretching the English abilities of students. The design of all learning materials is theme-based and Lifelong Learning is also integrated into the lessons in order to set up a highly interactive and communicative teaching and learning environment. This approach will significantly help in cultivating the interest of learning for students to achieve their different goals of learning. At present, Da Vinci Language Arts offers the following 4 courses:

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English in Popular Culture

Using the recent popular culture information, such as music artists, films, magazines and news, to deliver the lessons, this course will help students to develop all-round English capability through the activities of team projects, discussion and debate.  During these activities, students will be able to enhance their skills in collaboration, expression and critical thinking.

Grade Levels:

S1 -3

No. of students per class:

15-20

Duration per lesson:

1.5 hours for After-school delivery; OR integrated with Da Vinci NET Provision Service Scheme

Total no. of lessons per level:

20 lessons (around 4 lessons per genre)


English in Short Story

A good old story is always welcomed by students of all levels. Our course selects a number of short stories to teach students the essential language skills from comprehending to writing a story. Students can then try to create stories of their own as a project for the course.

Grade levels:

S1-5

No. of students per class:

15-20

Duration per lesson:

1.5 hours for After-school delivery; OR integrated with Da Vinci NET Provision Service Scheme

Total no. of lessons per level:

20 lessons (around 4 lessons per story)


English in Poetry and Song

This course allows students to enjoy the world of poetry and songs, and through the enjoyment, vocabularies and English expressions will be targeted. This will significantly help students in building up the skills of creative writing. Depending on the English ability and desire of students, they are asked to write up poems or lyrics using the techniques learnt as a project for this course.

Levels:

S1-5

No. of students per class:

15-20

Duration per lesson:

1.5 hours for After-school delivery; OR integrated with Da Vinci NET Provision Service Scheme

Total no. of lessons per level:

20 lessons


English in Drama

This is an advanced Language Arts course for students who have finished one of the above 3 courses or whose language skill is fairly good. This course will further extend students' conversation skill and pool of English expressions. In this course, students will use the techniques learnt to write up scripts of their own drama or play and then perform it as a project of this course.

Levels:

S1 -5

No. of students per class:

15-20

Duration per lesson:

1.5 hours for After-school delivery; OR integrated with Da Vinci NET Provision Service Scheme

Total no. of lessons per level:

20 lessons