15 Dec

Press Release: English Club “Expand your horizons”

Many reasons why learning a new language is a good idea. It allows you to communicate with new people. It helps you to see things from a different perspective, or get a deeper understanding of another culture. It helps you to become a good listener. Why pick English? Cause English is listed as one of the official language in more than half of the countries in the world.

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Languange Commission of IFSA LC UGM had a good project called English Club with following theme “Expand your horizons”. English Club is an activity to improve capability in learning english. This project was held twice in every months and opened for all participants.

In every meetings we had different chapter. Debates, sharingnd discussions are the most popular type of English Club activity. They let participants use English in more natural way. Here the skill improvement of the participants could be seen. The topic of discussions is forestry in a glimpse, in there each participants can share their ideas, knowledgend it also will encourage to learn new vocabulary words. As we know that vocabulary is one of the pillars in learning English. Without sufficient understanding of words, we cannot understand each others or express our ideas.

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Another chapter such as learning to be anews anchor and basic voice acting and dubbing, in this activity all the participants learned how to be a good news anchor and presentator. This is one of the tool to boost the speaking skills and improve the confidence.

Another English club activity was to listen the songs in English by following theme “Shymphony”, learning is not only about reading and writing. By listening to a song, participants could study more about listening and writing English at the same time. They tried to listen some music and write down the lyrics.

There were so many fun activity in English club and the last week we had the funniest chapter. It was called “Theater”. Definitely, Theater is an activity to build or area for dramatic performances, stage entertainments, or motion-picture shows and also build their English speaking skills. It ery enjoyful when all the participants were active and taking action in there.

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Warm-up activity was also a good ways to start any club meetings, like playing the tic tac toe games, it helped the participants relax and enjoy during learning English. Moreover, by joining English Club would be extremely exciting, fund getting tons of benefit to improve the English skills.

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