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English Department

Spelling bee

spellingbee

The spelling bee contest is one of the most important events of Colombo Ingles. The intention of the school is provides motivation to the students to learn the second language building communication, public speaking, handling pressure and this activity allows children to learn definition, pronunciation and root of the words.

 Besides, other advantages of this kind of event at Colombo Ingles is that students excel at reading, writing and memory activities developing better learning skills. Being literacy is so important to be success in nowadays and the students at Colombo Ingles are prepared to the world showing self-confidence and comprehension.

 

English Immersion School Program (EISP)

ImersionThe immersion school program is specifically designed for students who have some knowledge of English and who want to improve their listening, comprehension, oral communication and pronunciation. This is a total immersion program in which students are in contact with English teacher just using the second language. Beside, at Colombo Ingles immersion students will have the chance not only to improve their English language skills, but also to learn about the British culture, general topics and interact in social real situations.


The English teacher monitor will accompany the students on the many and varied social and cultural activities during the immersion day given the opportunity to participate in optional activities like a team work. Thanks to the variety of out-of-class pedagogical activities, by the time the program is over, students are much more confident in their ability to communicate in English.

 

Eastereaster

Live the culture is so important when students are learning a foreign language. For that reason, Colombo ingles that have strong Christian beliefs, the cross that Jesus was crucified on and his resurrection are important symbols of the period around Easter. Other symbols of Easter include real eggs that students create in class.
The environment around this holiday is organized by the English teachers where each classroom is decorated using Easter symbols like the rabbit.


St. Valentine

sanvalentinCelebrate American festival like St. Valentine’s Day brings more advantage of providing contact in a meaningful and lively way with the foreign language and culture. The Colombo Ingles communities try to create an authentic celebration making the borders closer to the students. Also, students create the environment classroom related to the celebration and this is helpful to develop team work, friendship, love and respect for other and themselves.

 

Thanksgivings

thanksgivinsColombo ingles celebrate thanksgivings’ day to say thanks to God for many blessings at the year. Students enjoy together a special meal that often includes a turkey, stuffing, potatoes, cranberry sauce, gravy, pumpkin pie, and vegetables. This activity has the objective to close the students to culture and celebrate this special season with not just a meal also some creative ideas.