Gezhi Junior High School: Do you know how to tell the "Chinese story"? The Gezhi Bilingual Journalist Course is starting!
“Good Evening, Audiences! Today, we’ve invited a famous professor from Hartford University, Dr. Smith. So Dr. Smith, do you like your job or enjoy it?”
“Excuse me. May I ask you some questions? In your opinion, what’s the news?”
On the afternoon of Friday, October 22, along with the familiar ringing of the classroom bell, classroom 705 of Gezhi Junior High School was filled with concise and interesting questions. It turned out to be the students of Gezhi Junior High School's bilingual journalist course practicing their communication and interviews in English.
In response to the call and requirement of the national policy of double reduction, Shanghai Gezhi Junior High School, in cooperation with Shanghai Foreign Studies University Education Group, officially launched a series of foreign language characteristic exploration courses this year. From bilingual journalist classes to youth leadership and public speaking; from bilingual multi-channel and multi-forms reading habit cultivation to foreign language debate thinking ability shaping, the course content is in various forms, students actively participate in cooperation, reaping great effect and response both inside and outside the school.
News literacy and international perspective
"Do you know what news is?" "What are the elements and values of news?" "What is the role and characteristics of news headlines?" "And what are the differences between Chinese and foreign news?"
In the classroom, with the questions raised and answered, the teacher and the students were able to learn about the "Mid-Autumn Mooncake", "National Day Trip", "Opening of Universal Studios Beijing", "Astronaut's Departure" and "Astronaut's Journey". They learned about the essence of journalism, the feelings of journalists, and the impact of information and media on our ever-changing lives through vivid cases such as "Mid-Autumn Mooncake", "National Day Trip", "Opening of Universal Studios Beijing", and "Astronaut's Departure".
“老师，我平常看CNN STUDENT NEWS！”
"Teacher, I usually watch CNN STUDENT NEWS!"
"I find the reports on China Daily and Bloomberg very new and interesting!"
"I read the Wall Street Journal, and my teacher said the news on it is clear and concise."