Expat Interest HCMC Open University students to stage dramas in English Minh Tuan Thursday, May 17, 2018,19:30 (GMT+7) HCMC Open University students to stage dramas in EnglishMinh Tuan “My Sister’s Keeper” is one of the plays to be brought on stage by students of English and American Literature under the HCMC Open University’s “Theater in Education” program - PHOTO: COURTESY OF HCMC OPEN UNIVERSITY Students at the Faculty of Foreign Languages at the HCMC Open University will perform dramas in English adapted from American and British literary works at the Drama Theater in downtown HCMC on May 19, May 26, June 2 and June 9. The performances are part of the university’s “Theater in Education” program for students of English and American Literature classes. On the evening of May 19, those interested can come to the theater to watch the play “The Happy Prince” by … [Read more...] about HCMC Open University students to stage dramas in English
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Open University hosts drama week in English Quy Quang Students of the Open University of HCMC are seen in a poster of the play “Safe Haven” adapted from the novel of Nicholas Sparks Students of the HCMC Open University will perform dramas adapted from American literature works in English at the university campus in HCMC’s Go Vap District on December 16, 17, 18 and 21. The performances are part of the Drama Week 2016-American Literature program that kicked off on December 9 and will wrap up on December 21. “A Walk to Remember” by Nicholas Sparks and “The Pursuit of Happiness” by Chris Gardner will be played on Friday from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. and from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m, respectively. Highlights of the week are “Safe Haven” by Nicholas Sparks and “The Danish Girl” by David Ebershoff respectively played from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. and from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. The play “Safe Haven” tells … [Read more...] about Open University hosts drama week in English
Dear readers, Here we are at the last week of May. Many children should be excited as school is over and summer has just begun. Meanwhile, their parents are now concerned about where to put their kids during the 3-month holiday: camp site or cram school? It is a fact that every parent wants the best for their children. Most of them turn to education, believing it would create great initial steps for their kids to a bright future. Michael Tartaski, an American teacher who has taught from public school to language center, noticed the intense emphasis Asian parents put in education and their child's performance at school. The children, who are under great pressure to achieve high grades, gradually become exhausted in the accumulation of knowledge. "One thing that always amazed me in class, especially at the language centers, where most classes are held on weekends and weekday evenings, was how tired all of my students looked. I would sometimes ask how much sleep they got on an … [Read more...] about What to expect in education?
Editor's note : A number of English teachers have responded to a Tuoi Tre News call for opinions regarding the Ho Chi Minh City education department's recent regulation that prohibits native speakers from employing smart boards and CD players in the classroom. The regulation, which is applied in primary schools throughout the city, includes a ban on using audiovisual aids while teaching. According to the guideline, native English teachers should call their students by their Vietnamese names and under no circumstance address them by Western names. It is also dictated that English-speaking teachers refrain from using audiovisual tools including cassette players, CD players, and smart boards to play music or videos for students during their lessons. Instead, teachers are expected to create conditions for students to practice English through social interaction. ‘Entirely ridiculous’I’m currently teaching 9 classes a week at a primary school in Ho Chi … [Read more...] about Saigon’s ban on audiovisual aids in ESL classes: What do teachers say? Info Alert Alert Chia sẻ bài viết qua e-mail
University students to stage dramas in English Nguyen Quy The play “Forrest Gump” by Winston Groom will take place from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. on May 27 at HCMC Drama Theater in downtown HCMC - PHOTO: COURTESY OF THE ORGANIZER Students from the English linguistics and literature faculty of the HCMC Open University will stage dramas adapted from American literary works in English at the HCMC Drama Theater in downtown HCMC on May 20 and 27. “The Danish Girl” by David Ebershoff will be played on Saturday, May 20 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. There will be a free tea break where guests can take photos and chat with actors from 7:45 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. The Danish Girl tells a story about portrait artist Gerda Wegener who asks her husband, popular landscape artist Einar Wegener, to pose as a female model for her painting she works on. The act of posing unmasks Einar’s lifelong identification as a woman and sets off a struggling journey for this artist. On May 27, … [Read more...] about University students to stage dramas in English