Art Performance event marked EYL graduation at UMM

Author : Humas | Monday, December 31, 2018 09:54 WIB
Tari Piring of Indonesian traditional dance that is narrated in English. The theme of class 4 appearance, I love Indonesian Culture. (Picture: Special)

More than one hundred elementary school students Malang were in the Art Performance event on Sunday (30/12). This event marked the completion of their study of English for Young Learners (EYL) at the University of Muhammadiyah Malang (UMM).

After finishing English lecture activities 10 times every Sunday for the past 3 months, all students performed their English proficiency in dances and songs, poems, speeches, and mini-dramas.       

All the performances were held by UMM English Language Education Department students who took EYL courses for 2 semesters. 

Performing by leading her friends in second class, Rhynniar Ratri Putri Wicaksono, a student from Alam MI Lukman Al-Hakim Batu, expressed her excitement in learning English at UMM.

She like learning English while making things. "Now the kale seeds planted while studying" Growing Plant" have grown," said Niar, her nickname.

In the future, she wants to go to the country of native English and see the snow there. Along with his elder brother in the fourth class, next year, Niar wants to join EYL at UMM again.

Niar, the daughter of the couple Ady Wicaksono and Fifi Rachmawati, conveyed her dream. His mother, Fifi, hopes that next year his children can join EYL at UMM again.

This EYL lecture has been held for elementary students since 2001. In the beginning, this program only for UMM lecturers ‘children, in the following years, this program has been attended by elementary school students around the campus.

This year, since the EYL poster has been uploaded to social media, 25 seats were provided in every class have been filled in a short time. The previous of students also extends throughout Malang.

With the theme of the New Year Celebration, the event was closed by singing the song I Have a Dream to mark the New Year optimistically.

"As a child-friendly campus, introducing campus and lectures from an early age is expected to stimulate children to have a high dream," said Kharisma.

EYL lecture as the one proofs, continued Kharisma, after the event Kids on Campus on last May and the literacy movement of KaCa Car (Kamis Membaca) in various elementary schools in Malang. (Win)





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