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ENGLISH ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM

Written by Pentadbir.

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An English Enhancement Program was held between UniSZA through the Faculty of Languages and Communication with SMKA Melor, Kota Bharu on the 7th to 9th June 2015 at UniSZA Gong Badak Campus. 63 form 5 students and three teachers arrived at 6.30 pm on the 6th June 2015 and they were welcomed by the Deputy Dean (HEPA) cum Program Director, YM Engku Suhaimi bin Engku Atek, the Head of Centre of English Language Studies cum Activity Coordinator, Puan Kamariah binti Yunus, Puan Zanirah binti Wahab the program Deputy Director and 20 facilitators comprising of BEN (Bachelor's Degree in English and Communication) students. Various activities were held during the 3-day program which aims to increase SMKA Melor students' confidence to converse in English Language.

 

Among the activities conducted were Dream Team, Future Journalist, Hot Seat, Action Song, Explorace and Musical Sketch. The Musical Sketch program gave opportunities to the students to enhance and showcase their creativities by writing and adapting English language scripts of Folk Tales and to present their scketch on the stage during the final day of the program. Meanwhile, the Action Song activity let the students to experience singing English songs while acting the meaning of the song.

Through these activities, students were able to practice and improve their speaking skills in a relaxed environment where they must communicate in English language in order to perform the tasks given to them. This program could also be regarded as a platform for the facilitators to enhance their English language skills apart from providing new experience in managing language projects with the community.

Through the program suitability questionnaire forms distributed at the end of the program, the students and teachers in general responded positively towards the program and they wish for the similar program to be held again in UniSZA in the future.

 

 

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