Report On The English Week Programme In SMK Alam Shah
English Week was an opportunity for students to show everyone their appreciation and ability at English. In SMK Alam Shah, the English Week was carried out from 18 April until 22 April 2011. The programme was organized by the English Language Society. With the slogan “I Love English”, this programme was aimed to encourage all pupils to use English Language as a medium of interaction with their friends and teachers. Various activities were arranged during the week and opened to all students. The activities were carried out from 7.30 a.m. until the school sessions ended.
The event kicked off on Monday, 18 April 2011, with the standard assembly in the Bestari Hall. The principal, Mr. Ariffin bin Sabtu, was invited to give a speech and subsequently officiated the opening ceremony by cutting a huge red ribbon. Then, a long English Week banner scrolled down from the top of the hall. After the assembly ended at about 8.30 a.m., the singing competition was held in the Bestari Hall without delay. All students and teachers were invited to watch the competition. There were six groups of students participated in the competition. Each group was required to sing an English song. All participants sang their heart out and their performance was spectacular. At 11.00 a.m., the spelling bee competition was carried out in the library. Spelling bees can improve students' spelling, increase their vocabulary and develop correct English usage. Twenty participants from Form 4 and 5 tried their luck in this challenging competition.
On the second day, the choral speaking competition was held. This competition not only helped to improve students’ ability to speak fluently but also developed their confidence, creativity and team cooperation. This competition began at 8.00 a.m. in the Bestari Hall. This competition was opened to all lower-form students with the theme “The Benefits of English”. There was lots of...
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