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What fantastic ECAs we have!
- December 4, 2017
- Posted by: ciswebadmin
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Students from the International High School can choose two from 12 ECAs including science and innovation, fencing, ukulele, French, enterprise and investment, taekwondo, table tennis, football, chorus, chess, painting and research.
Science and Innovation
Students can learn their favorite aeromodelling knowledge, the advanced 3D printing technology and the programming of robots in science and innovation class. Testing through practice is one of the best methods to digest what have been taught in class. Furthermore, students will work out imaginative and creative products using the knowledge they acquired.
Ever wanted to play a musical instrument? Ever wanted to sing with your friends? Kids love a ukulele because it’s small, easy to play and helps to make new friends.Parents love ukulele because it’s not expensive and it’s quiet when their kids practice! Come along to Ukulele Club – learn to play, sing and have fun. Ukulele originated at Hawaii, it’s a plucked string instrument, a small guitar-like instrument, which was introduced to Hawaii by Portuguese immigrants.
Fencing emphasizes agility, alertness and endurance. With its complex physical maneuvers, fencing helps develop muscle strength, flexibility, and coordination.Through practice, students build up physique, cultivate character and develop potential. Thus, they become the future generation embodying health, nobility and persistence.
In French ECA, we will cover the basics of Conversational French. The students will learn how to introduce themselves, how to describe their interests, and other language basics. The goal of the class is to give students the confidence to speak simple phrases in standard French.
Enterprise & Investment
Enterprise club provides you with real life experience about the world of business. It can lead the students to some pretty cool opportunities, like competing in business competition, or setting real life business in school! It practically shows how businesses are run and companies are created.
Students learn the fundamentals of Taekwondo through choreographed sequences of combative moves, the breaking of boards or other materials, and two-person controlled sparring. They also receive instructions in principles such as courtesy, integrity, perseverance, and self-control. Taekwondo will not only improve students’ physical quality , but also enrich their extra-curricular life.
Typical British spirit and soul conveyed through the Fantastic game table tennis. It teaches you the Basis of Physics : collisions, momentum, reflection, rotation and so on.
Football is a great sport for building team work and sharing, it increases self-esteem and confidence. It is designed for people to work well with each other in order to reach their goal. It is a great fitness and fun activity which develops communication and in our case specific English language words. Anyone can play.
The chorus club is open to EVERYONE. It suits people who just sing for fun and those who take it seriously. Singing is also useful in helping develop people’s confidence and self esteem. Finally singing can help develop students’ language skills.
Chess is a strategy game originating in India, dating back around 1500 years. Playing chess is an excellent, fun way to improve problem solving techniques, logic and reasoning skills. Chess is essentially a tactical game of war!
Students learn how to appreciate the world famous classic paintings in the oil painting discovery class. They will enter a world which is filled with the masterpieces of Vincent van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, Claude Monet and other established artists. Beside appreciation, students can create their own oil painting work with their imagination and inspiration. Not only will students improve their artistic quality, but also their technical skills and confidence will be improved.
In the research club, students practice how to find, handle and present information. There are three aspects to the club: academic, fun and useful. Academic- students collect and analyze empirical data from reliable sources. Fun- they present their findings from new articles on science and technology. Useful- students prepare for adulthood in the 21st century by investigating career and living opportunities in cities worldwide.