2016學年度上學期7、8年級英語選修課程介紹


有得國中部英語選修課程(English Elective Courses)選課活動將於8月29日始業式後進行。從104學年開始實施的有得國中部英語選修是由本校外師們依照自己的興趣所推出的課程。其目的除了開拓學生的常識、專業技能和世界觀外,也希望藉此學習機會提供非制式的英語學習環境,同時也讓學生們體驗有得外籍老師多才多藝的一面。同學們可依照自己的興趣選讀喜愛的課程。

29日始業式後有得外語部的老師將利用5分鐘的時間詳細的為七、八年級的同學介紹以下六種選修課程:

Class InstructorDescription
The Newspaper ElectiveTeacher ArthurAs an adult, mornings consist of a strong cup of coffee and a perusal of the latest news while fueling up with gruel. Ingesting news is as part of our lives as can be. News affects our daily lives in more ways than one: stock exchange peaks and tumbles; currencies gain and lose; lines outside the local lottery or Starbucks increase in length. For younger readers, understanding the writing in newspapers can be an insurmountable task especially when it comes to a publication’s jargon and use of double entendres leaving them feeling disinterested. In the Newspaper Elective class we aim to make news accessible to teenagers. We will look at different publications’ headlines, outlay, and choice of vocabulary. In the process we will broaden our vocabulary, knowledge, and outlook on the world. This class is for those students who are interested in current affairs, and who are not shy to share their knowledge. The world will in fact choose the content of our weekly classes in which groups will identify the important information and compile questions to be used in quizzes where the fastest finger wins.
Puppet Show Teacher JonathanThe puppet elective is a class that lets you be creative and have fun while using English. We will design and build our own puppets and sets and then use them to act out a story that we have written. This class will be unlike any other class you have and it will give you a chance to be creative and really let your imagination go wild. The only requirements for this class are that you are willing to put in effort and have fun. If your English ability isn’t great, no problem! If you have never made a puppet or anything else in your life before, no problem! If you aren’t sure how to use a puppet to tell a story, no problem! We will learn how to do these things together and have fun!
3D Modeling & PrintingTeacher Robert In Teacher Robert’s 3D class, students learn about 3D modeling and printing technologies. Bringing together math, science, language, art, and simple common sense, students explore the possibility offered by 3D printing technologies.
Math Challenge Teacher JacobMath Discoveries and Applications will focus on helping students write, talk about, and learn some new math in English. The second semester will focus on jobs and careers where math is an important tool. The math will focus more on learning new rules instead of just doing math drills. To take this class, you must be able to work together with other students, including speaking and sharing your thoughts about the problems we will do in class. You also need to be able to give a simple speaking presentation at the end of the semester. You should take this course because the work and material is simple, and some of it may even be a review. It will also provide you with an easy way to practice your basic English skills such as writing and speaking outside of your normal language arts class.
Nutrition & Sports Medicine Teacher LonnyNutrition and Sports Medicine is an introductory science class that familiarizes students with key concepts in exercise science, anatomy, kinesiology, nutrition, physiology, and medicine. It provides a great opportunity for students to learn about these subjects in a fun and dynamic way. Students will also learn which professions require the knowledge and skills obtained from studying these subjects (such as Physical Therapy, Athletic Training, Nutrition, and Medicine).Nutrition and Sports Medicine is an interactive class. Students will be asked to participate in exercises and hands-on activities. These exercises and activities will help students learn how to improve their health, physical fitness, and sports skills.

The material covered in Nutrition and Sports Medicine is best suited for students with a high English level. Students who do not have a high English level will find understanding the material to be difficult but may still enroll as long as they work hard and participate.

ShakespeareTeacher BarrySign up for the Shakespeare Elective. It may be the best thing you’ll ever do. Shakespeare is excitement! Shakespeare is Adventure! Shakespeare is Romance! Shakespeare is murder! Shakespeare is drama! Shakespeare is a little bit difficult! The easiest introduction to Shakespeare you will ever have. We’ll be using the movies as a “way in” to Shakespeare. Read the script. Talk about it. Watch the movie. Sign up. Let’s get Medieval!