Objectives of Programme
- Make available sufficient opportunities for students to increase the skills and knowledge of the four core components of language: listening, speaking, reading and writing.
- Set up platforms for practice so that students at their various competency levels will be able to communicate their ideas and thoughts with everyone meaningfully.
- Enable our students to attain an appropriate level of competency score in Workplace Literacy (WPL) in order to be eligible for the application to schools for specialized skills training.
Main Content Areas
Senior Functional English (SFE)
|Junior Functional English (JFE)|
|13 – 18 years old||7- 12 years old|
Shared Book Approach
The JFE programme adopts the Shared Book Approach to cultivate in students a love for reading and, to provide them with a strong foundation in the English Language. A variety of children’s literature is introduced to:
a) Provide an enjoyable experience with books
b) Encourage students to talk
c) Provide oral English models for both book and spoken language context for learning
The SFE programme aims to prepare students for Workplace Literacy competency skills. Students also engage in real-world content and are provided with opportunities to strengthen their language skills through communicative activities. ICT skills and topics such as using Google Apps are integrated in English lessons to prepare students for the digital world.