Upon arrival at Haneda Airport we queued in for immigration, there was a long line but not much of waiting time.
Then the 🛃 custom declaration lane., where we have to fill up some forms and such.
And finally upon arriving at the exit we meet our amiable British Hills contact teachers, Mr. Wataru and Teacher John.
We took pictures for welcome memory and head on to the bus to go to British Hills Fukushima.
Suvarnabhumi Airport : At the meeting point where everyone was early. Family and friends altogether waiting for the travelers to check in.
After checked in, a short briefing was given to students about taking care of boarding pass, passport control and other necessary reminders.
Taking advantage of the pause while waiting for the boarding time.
Our flight to Hong Kong CX654. And upon arrival we took some rest stroll inside Hong Kong International Airport. Not only that, some students went on shopping with sone goodies.
Well, so much after the stroll we hit on taking the HK Airport Shuttle Bus that will take us to our Boarding gate.
And up up and away going to 🇯🇵.
March 11, 2018 – NMK School administered the screening process for aspiring M 4 (Grade 10) students of Smart English Program or S.E.P.
The process included a written test which was conducted in the morning and followed by an entrance interview with the current Foreign Teachers. See the steps of the process below:
Initially, the applicants were grouped in two i.e. applicants coming from NMK Mini-English Program and applicants coming from non-MEP.
For NMK-MEP applicants, interview includes: Part 1 -Picture Description – these pictures depicts social issues that needs to be unlock. It is then the task of the applicants to identify what issues are being shown and offer a solution.
The second part of the test, a speaking cue card were given to the applicants. On the cue cards were series of sequenced questions and must be answered coherently.
Meanwhile, the other group of applicants have a different sequence of the test. In the Non-MEP group, they are asked to describe a certain picture using as many sentences as they can. Also, they are asked to read short passages from M4 textbook which is the New World.
The whole activity went well and ended smoothly. Let’s wait and see on who will be the new faces of M4/3.
March 10, 2018 – An interview was conducted for the upcoming MEP freshman. In the morning, written test was given to the applicants followed by an interview in the afternoon. Now let’s check this out:
Step 1: Aspirants waited in NMK’s library and registered with T. Cash for their cue numbers for the interview.
Step 2: They will be called on a one on one hot seat interview with T. Jeb and T. Ize along with the supervision of T. Pattama.
Step 3: During the interview, applicants will be asked a simple conversation to warm them up and set their mind for the activity.
Step 4: In this part of the interview, applicants will be asked to choose and describe one picture. This way, evaluators will measure the lexical resource and sentence usage of the applicant through picture description.
Step 5: Another part of the test is the oral reading. In this part of the test, teacher evaluators will measure applicants mastery and fluency in reading the passages from the Aim High Textbook. Follow-up questions were asked too.
It was indeed a very exciting process! Well, that sums-up the whole MEP Interview Process 2018 with 45 applicants. We hope to see you and study with you soon! Good luck!
M3/12 write on their early farewell’s and good-bye’s to their dearest friends. Knowing that some of their classmates will soon be studying in another schools, perhaps today will be their last moment and last time to have class time with seatmates and dear friends.
Indeed time flies, if we look back on their interview days! Good luck to all of you, see you soon for others, but definitely wish you all the best wherever and whatever school you will be in!
MEP and Sci Gifted students collaborated together in a Moana Theme activity. That is, in mix groups they created the boat and portrayed Moana and Maui characters of the iconic cartoon movie.
The 2-hour program was designed to give ease, entertainment and learning to the participants in a different ENGLISH LANGUAGE environment . Afterwards, best Moana and Maui were chosen, as well as, rewarding the best pointers in all group tasks.
Finally, it is fair to say that everyone did a great job!
A great learning opportunity was given to our MEP-SEP students with the Indonesian Exchange student teachers. Not only that, students were also able to show to the teachers the values and culture of being a student in Thailand. At the same time, teachers also shared their Indonesian games by integrating it in their practice teaching sessions. In other words, both the teachers and students were able to exchange each others culture and lifestyle. Let’s meet them!
Above is Teacher Aman Apriadi (T. Aman) from University of Halu Oleo, Indonesia.
And this is Teacher Riyadi Sujatimiko (T.Miko) from University of PGRI Yogyakarta.
Thank you to both of you and may you learned something here in our school that is worth sharing when you go back to Indonesia! Good luck to both of you!