An exciting English cultural knowledge competition
To fully implement the English Course Standard and further stimulate students' interest in learning English, our school has held the ninth English Festival. Each grade has carried out a variety of English activities. On Tuesday afternoon of the eighth week, all the students and teachers of Grade Seven held an English cultural knowledge competition on the fifth floor theatre, during which we had a wonderful time. This activity aimed at further enhancing the team cooperation spirit and the class cohesion to strengthen the academic atmosphere.
Four best students of each class took part in the game as a team to compete with other teams. The English cultural knowledge involves pop, classical English movies, English songs, brain teasers, the proverb, British and American history, British and American culture, British and American geography, world cuisine, western festivals, western etiquette, and phrase translation, etc. Besides, the question design is flexible, among which there are multiple choices, short answers, filling gaps and so on. The competitors had quick wits and behaved actively. The audiences are enthusiastic which made the scene full of active atmosphere. After one and a half hours’ intense competition, Class 6 and Class 8 won the first prize. Class 3, Class 1 and Class 5 won the second prize. Class2, Class4, Class7, Class9 and Class10 won the third prize. During the break, Luo Shiqi and several students showed a popular dance which directed by themselves. Zhang Shangzhou from Class9 sang a popular English song, which made the atmosphere top high.
In this activity, students have broadened horizons, enriched knowledge, and improved their enthusiasm and interest of English learning. At the same time they have got happiness and achieved the success of team work. These English festival activities has enriched the students’ campus life and revealed that students in our school are active and optimistic.