My research project By Mary My research project • I am honored to be a "Young Assistant Researcher’" in RISE, the topic of my research is “what do people think about learning English”. The research project is divided into two parts: interview and survey. I have collected the views of 12 people. I surveyed five children and one adult, and I interviewed five children and one adult. I interviewed some people at home, and some at school. Questions of Interview • • • • • • • 1.Do you think that all Chinese children should learn English? 2.Will learning English help children at school? 3.Will learning English help people do their work? 4.Do you read an English story every day? 5.Is it good to take English classes after school? 6.Would you like to learn math and science in English? 7.Do you learn English better if you use computers and SMART Boards? Answer to My Interview 6 5 4 yes no don't know 3 2 1 0 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q5 Q6 Q7 Tell me where you use English at school at home at work when shopping on the internet with friends questions of Survey • • • • • • • • • 1. It is important for all Chinese children to learn English. 2. Children should learn English when they are young. 3. Learning English on computers is fun. 4. Children should learn math and science in English. 5. Solving real life problems in English helps people learn better. 6. Working in groups to solve a problem is a good way to learn English. 7. Children should learn how to make presentations in English. 8. Singing songs is a fun way to learn English. 9. Children should learn English by doing projects and activities. Answer to My Survey 6 5 4 yes no don't know 3 2 1 0 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q5 Q6 Q7 Q8 Q9 What do you like best about learning English? watching movies singing songs reading novels writing doing projicts and activities Conclusions • 63% of interviewees think Chinese students should learn English. • Most of the interviewees agree that learning English will help children at school and will help people do their work. • 67% of the interviewees can’t read an English story every day. • All of the interviewees think that watching movies is a fun way to learn English. pictures THANK YOU! I hope you like it!