双语课程教材： 集团统一双语教材Maple Leaf Book；Teen 2 Teen；英文原版故事书《典范英语》。
外教课程教材： 小学1-2年级外教课使用Phonic World和Everybody Up；我们为3-9年级学生精心挑选了原版外教教材，Everybody Up、Oxford Discover、Jump Math、Connect及Prism等。此外3-9年级还开设国际课程，包括数学、科学、社会学及STEM等学科。
分级授课： 因材施教，进行分级教学。 全英文小班授课，小学每班不超过20人；初高中每班不超过25人。开学初要进行分级考试，之后按照级别走班上课。
The Greater English Project (GEP) of Maple Leaf International Academy-Shenzhen is a department which is in charge of classes from Pre-1 to Grade 10 Bridging Level. Maple Leaf attaches great importance to English teaching. GEP is committed to improve language competencies of the students and academic competencies as well, which builds a direct pathway to BC course.
GEP foreign teachers are from the US, Canada, UK and South Africa with ESL certified qualification and subject certified qualification. All of them are very professional and experienced. They will actively participate in organizing the school and class English events and run after school clubs like English Clinics, Drama and English Soccer. Most bilingual teachers are from other Maple Leaf campuses such as Wuhan and Shanghai and they have great experience in teaching Maple Leaf students. So far, there are seven foreign teachers and five bilingual teachers. They work together to blend western and eastern cultures in teaching. Our students can study authentic English in a multicultural atmosphere.
We insist the motto of “people-oriented” and “respect, care, guidance and achievement”.
Moral goal: GEP emphasizes the importance of cultivating the thinking of the eastern and western culture. Through English courses and moral education activities, students are trained in the aspects of virtue cultivation, behavior development and improvement. Maple Leaf students show positive spiritual appearance through the thankful moment in class, school-wide English events, and social practical activities outside school.
We are devoted to implement the moral educational goal of Maple Leaf Elementary and Middle School. All staff shall take the lead to guide the students via the combination of class teaching and activities outside class to cultivate Maple Leaf students to become an international elite with the virtues of integrity, gratefulness, obeying rules, politeness, responsibility and generosity.
We are devoted to make students improve language skills by studying under our unified teaching modes and happy learning atmosphere. Our goal is to make students transit perfectly from elementary school to junior high school, and finally to senior high school BC Credit Curriculum.
Our textbooks and teaching features
Bilingual materials: Maple Leaf Book & Good English
English Materials for foreign teachers
Grade1-2: Phonics World & Everybody Up
Grade3-9: Foreign original books: Everybody Up, Oxford Discover, Jump Math, STEM, Connect and Prism
We offer many English curriculum based on differences among different grades, teaching goals and students’ characteristics.
Elementary school: Five bilingual classes and twelve foreign teachers’ classes each week
Middle school: Five bilingual classes and nine foreign teachers’ classes each week
We classify our classes into levels and each elementary class includes 20 students and each middle school and high school class includes 25 students. Students will go to relevant level based on ESL placement test results.
Varieties of English Activities
GEP always pays much attention to various theme activities and exercises. This has been our tradition. We provide students with relaxed learning atmosphere and platform to present themselves.