Mother Tongue Language Programmes & Activities
CALLIGRAPHY & AESTHETIC MODULES
Chinese Calligraphy and Painting class was conducted for all 320 pupils as part of the Mother Tongue Fortnight Activity. The course aims to cultivate students’ interest and appreciation of Chinese Arts. Students completed 5 hours of training and acquired both theory and practical skills.
OUR MOTHER TONGUE LANGUAGES DEPARTMENT
Vice Principal (Advisor): Mr Tan Chai Hok
HOD/MTL: Mr Tan Chai Hok (Overseeing MTL Department)
ST/Malay Language: Mdm Faezah
Mdm Peng Li Rui
Edgefield National Chinese Cultural Camp 2016
The objective of activity is to spark the love for the language and uncover the students’ cultural roots through the exhibition in the centre.
The objective of activity is to spark the love for the language and uncover the students’ heritage through the exhibition in the Memorial Hall.
Every year, the Year 1 Malay Language cohort participated in a Wayang Kulit Workshop as one of the Mother Tongue Language Fortnight activities. The objective of the workshop is to introduce and expose them to a form of Malay traditional arts performance. The students will participate in a step by step instructions of creating a puppet. At the end of the 1 hour 30 minutes session, they are expected to know the steps well so that they can create the puppets of the characters that they have chosen from their reading texts.
Setiap tahun, para pelajar kohort Tahun Pertama Bahasa Melayu telah melibatkan diri dalam Bengkel Wayang Kulit sebagai salah satu aktiviti Dwi-Mingguan
Bahasa Ibunda. Objektif bengkel ini diadakan adalah untuk memperkenalkan dan mendedahkan kepada para pelajar salah satu bentuk seni persembahan Melayu. Pelajar akan mengikuti arahan langkah demi langkah dalam mencipta boneka wayang kulit. Di akhir sesi satu jam 30 minit, mereka dijangkakan untuk mengetahui langkah-langkah tersebut dengan baik agar mereka dapat mencipta boneka bagi watak-watak daripada bahan bacaan mereka nanti.
LEARNING JOURNEY TO MALAY HERITAGE CENTRE
On the 8th February 2019, Malay language students from the Secondary 3 Express and Normal Academic cohort went on a guided tour visit of the Malay Heritage Centre at Kampung Glam. There they learnt the roots of the Malay community in Singapore as well as the significance of the Malay monarchy back in the early years of Singapore.
Darmawisata ke Taman Warisan Melayu
Pada tanggal 8hb Februari 2019, pelajar Bahasa Melayu daripada kohort menengah 3 Ekspres dan Normal Akademik telah berdarmawisata ke Taman Warisan Melayu di Kampung Glam. Di sana, mereka telah mempelajari asal-usul masyarakat Melayu Singapura serta mengenali kerajaan awal tanah Singapura.
TEACHER'S LUNAR NEW YEAR LO-HEI SESSION 2019
LUNAR NEW YEAR CONCERT 2019
LUNAR NEW YEAR HAMPER MAKING COMPETITION 2019
Secondary 2 Malay Learning Journey to SPH 2019
Secondary 3 Journalism 2019
Official Opening of Wisma Geylang Serai 2019
Arts Performance - Xinyao Appreciation Performance
“新空下”全国学生新谣歌唱比赛在 2 月 27 日在育德中学展开首场音乐分享会，希望通过演出激 发学生对新谣的兴趣。弹唱人新生代歌手昨为育德中学为中一中二生演唱 10 多首新谣，如《新加坡派》、浪漫情歌《邂逅》、新谣金曲《星空下》等名作。我们的陈副校长也即兴在场哼出几句新谣歌曲《我们这一班》，赢得全场学生的喝彩。 虽然学生听众看似对新谣不太熟悉，但演出的最后一首歌《细水长流》引起不少共鸣，也有学生起劲地跟着唱。
Edgefield Secondary School is honoured to be one of the partnering school with Keppel Corporation for students to attend Keppel Nights - a programme to give students access to world-class performances at the Esplanade Theatre. This year, Edgefield Secondary School brought 20 students to the Esplanade Theatre to catch a Mandarin performance titled "The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark". For many of the students, it was their maiden experience to be exposed to Mandarin theatre performance!
Arts Theatre Production - 1965: Geylang Serai
12 Malay Language students went to Wisma Geylang Serai to watch a local musical production entitled “1965 Geylang Serai”. The objective of the show is to expose the Malay Language students to creative arts performance, appreciate the classical Malay language and understand the past experiences of the Geylang Serai residents.
The musical show showcased songs from the old genre such as Pop Yeh Yeh and acted an old setting of Geylang Serai. The students enjoyed the humour, Pop Yeh songs and storyline of the whole musical, which lasted for 45 minutes. Most importantly, they learnt about the value of unity and the culture of gotong royong among the occupants of Geylang Serai during post-war period.
12 pelajar Bahasa Melayu telah diundang oleh Wisma Geylang Serai untuk menonton persembahan musikal bertajuk 1965: Geylang Serai. Objektif persembahan tersebut adalah untuk mendedahkan para pelajar Bahasa Melayu kepada seni persembahan kreatif, menghargai Bahasa Melayu Klasik dan juga untuk memahami pengalaman lama para penduduk Geylang Serai.
Persembahan muzikal tersebut memaparkan genre lagu lama seperti Pop Yeh dan menggambarkan suasana Geylang Serai pada masa lampau. Para pelajar berasa teruja dan seronok menonton persembahan yang diiringi dengan senda gurau, lagu-lagu Pop Yeh serta jalan cerita pementasan yang berlangsung selama 45 minit, Yang paling penting, mereka mempelajari tentang nilai perpaduan dan budaya gotong royong yang diamalkan oleh penduduk-penduduk Geylang Serai selepas pos-peperangan.
Malay Puppetry (Wayang Kulit) Workshop
OBJECTIVE:Introduce and expose students to a form of Malay traditional arts performance.
CROSS TALK PERFORMANCE ON 5 MARCH 2019
Two crosstalk performers presented a wonderful performance to all sec 2 students studying Chinese Language on 5 March 2019. The performance was entitled “Laughing Out Loud in School”. The two performers brought laughter to students and also helped them to develop more interest in Chinese language and culture.
Opening Ceremony for 2019 World Book Day & Literature Under the Sky
Singapore Conference Hall
2019 MTL Display Booths
In Semester 1, 2019, the MTL department put up information on the MTL Programmes and Activities conducted by the department. Students' works and writings were also on display at the foyer. The department organised a MTL Quiz for students.
In Semester 2, 2019, the MTL department put up the Malay puppetry booth, Chinese booth, Kueh Kueh booth as well as information on the 2018 Brunei Twinning Programme which was anchored by the department. When the staff and students from our twinning school (SM SMJA) visited Edgefield Secondary School, they also visited the booths.
Malay Puppetry Performance (Edgefield 2019)
Tang Poem Recital by VP Mr Tan 2019
Edgefield Secondary School Selected for Twinning School Partnership!
Edgefield Secondary School is pleased to be selected by MOE Singapore as a twinning school with SM SMJA (Sekolah Menengah Sultan Muhammad Jamalul Alam). The programme was anchored by the MTL Department.
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