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Summer English Camps


English camps are unique summer classes taught by Foreign English teachers. Summer English camps are electives during summer session, which usually runs for 4-5 weeks.

Senior High students meet six hours a week and classes are held after 3pm. Junior High students meet four hours a week and classes are held after 1pm. Some of the summer classes in the past include journalism, writing, speech, computer, geography, biology, sports, and others. One teacher decided to take students out of the campus and taught them ice-skating at the rink. Classes may vary every summer as teachers come up with more interesting and creative classes.


Summer English Movies

Focus: The English Movie Course gives students the experience of watching, understanding, analyzing, discussing and writing about movies in English.

  1. Movies will be shown with English subtitles only and all in-class discussion will be in English only.
  2. Students will be given handouts about each movie shown. They will also need to be familiar with the plot, characters and details regarding each movie shown.
  3. Students will learn and use vocabulary featured in the movie in speaking and writing exercises. Interviews and dialogues will be the most common form for the speaking exercises. Reviews and various opinionated writings will comprise most of the writing assignments, but other forms of writing may be required as well.
  4. No movies that are rated "R" will be shown.

Grades: Students will receive a grade based on the following: In class writing and speaking assignments, homework writing assignments, class participation, and adherence to the rules of the class.

**Important** Class Participation is very important. A student must speak in front of the class about their opinions and observations.

What Students need to bring to class: Pen or Pencil, Paper, Notebook and a Folder. Students will receive handouts in class each day that they must keep inside their folders.

Final Exam: There will be a final exam for this course based on the information learned throughout the semester.


Summer English Writing

Focus: The Summer Writing Course will give students exposure to many different types of writing such as, but not limited to: Compositions, Essays, Dialogues or Drama Writing, Reviews and PictureWriting.

  1. Students will receive handouts in class. The teacher will explain the handouts and students will do activities based on the handouts.
  2. The teacher will prepare the students for their daily writing tasks by giving writing examples and explaining, in detail, what the students will have to do for their daily writing task.
  3. Students will get feedback of their writing from the teacher as well as other students.

Grades: Students will receive a grade based on the following: In class writing assignments, homework writing assignments, class participation, and adherence to the rules of the class.

What Students need to bring to class: Pen or Pencil, Paper, Notebook and a Folder. Students will receive handouts in class each day that they must keep inside their folders.

Final Exam: There will be a final exam for this course based on the information learned throughout the semester.


Intensive English Vocabulary Course

Focus: The Intensive English Vocabulary Course will require students to memorize English words given to them by the teacher for use in the classroom. -This class will be more intensive that other English courses because the vocabulary will be used again and again in many different ways.

Students will learn vocabulary about many different topics and they will be required to use that vocabulary and understand it by listening, speaking, reading and writing.

Students will present the vocabulary by speaking and writing. Role plays, dramas, letter writing, opinion writing and short compositions are all ways that the students will show their knowledge and understanding of the vocabulary.

Grades: Students will receive a grade based on the following: In class assignments, homework assignments, class participation, and adherence to the rules of the class.

**Important** In order for students to get the most out of this course, class participation is very important!

What Students need to bring to class: Pens or Pencils, Paper, a notebook, a folder and a class textbook. ?Students will receive handouts in class each day that they must keep inside their folders. Students will be required to purchase the class textbook and bring the textbook to class with them each day.

Final Exam: There will be a final exam for this course based on the information learned throughout the semester.

Foreign Language Center | Yanping High School
275 Jianguo South Road Section 1, Taipei, Taiwan | TEL: 886-2-27071478 ext.2602 | FAX: 886-2-27087997