Tuesday 20 June 2017

British Council Open Days

Offer free demonstration lessons for Primary Plus, Secondary and DSE English courses 

The British Council will organise Open Days at its English Language Centre in Admiralty on 2 and 9 July 2017. Parents and children can attend free demonstration lessons for Primary Plus English courses (P3-P6), Secondary and DSE English courses, immerse themselves in an English-only learning environment and learn about the British Council’s unique teaching methodology in summer and the September semester. Participants can also attend other activities on Open Days, such as free English level tests (P3-S6), parents’ information sessions (P3-S4), and consultation sessions with professional consultants.

Activities include: 

•Free Primary Plus English demonstration lessons (P3-P6)

•Free Secondary and DSE English demonstration lessons (S1-S6)

•Free English level tests (P3-S6)

•Parents’ information sessions (P3-S4)

•Course consultations and special discounts on course registration*

Activities are held in English and are free of charge. Please register in advance via the web link:

https://www.britishcouncil.hk/en/events/open-day

Date:

2 July 2017 (Sunday)

9 July 2017 (Sunday)

Venue:

British Council, 3 Supreme Court Road, Admiralty, Hong Kong

Audience:

New P3­–S6 students and their parents

Time:

P3­–P4 12.45­–15.15

P5­–P6 14.30­–17.00

S1­–S2 11.15­–13.45

S3­–S4 16.00­–18.30

S5­–S6 16.00­–18.30

P3­–P4 14.30­–17.00

P5­–P6 14.45­–17.15

Activities: 

Primary Plus English demonstration lessons (new P3-P6 students and their parents)

Children will experience how Primary Plus courses can strengthen their listening, speaking, reading and writing English skills, and develop their life skills such as creativity and higher-order thinking in an English-only environment. Parents can observe the lessons and find out about the British Council’s unique teaching methodology.

Secondary and DSE English demonstration lessons (new S1-S6 students and their parents)

Students will experience how these courses help them improve their English skills and obtain useful question-answering skills and strategies for tackling exams. Parents can observe the lessons and find out about the British Council’s unique teaching methodology.

Free English level test (new P3-S6 students)      

Both written and spoken level tests are offered. Professional English Services Consultants will assess students’ English abilities and results will be given on the same day.

Parents’ information sessions (parents of new P3-S4 students)

Parents will learn how the British Council’s courses can build the skills that students need for their school exams and the DSE. The British Council will provide advice on how to help their children at home with English.

Photo links: 

The British Council Open Days: https://www.dropbox.com/s/2ggvpma6ihp13lz/British_Council_Open_Day_July_...

Media Contacts:

Daphne Ho (Assistant Manager, Communications) 2913 5266 / daphne.ho@britishcouncil.org.hk

About the British Council

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. Using the UK’s cultural resources we make a positive contribution to the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.

We work with over 100 countries across the world in the fields of arts and culture, English language, education and civil society. Each year we reach over 20 million people face-to-face and more than 500 million people online via broadcasts and publications.

Founded in 1934, we are a UK charity governed by Royal Charter and a UK public body. The majority of our income is raised delivering a range of projects and contracts in English teaching and examinations, education and development contracts and from partnerships with public and private organisations. Eighteen per cent of our funding is received from the UK government.