Primary Admission Interview Training
Primary Admission Interview Training
Primary admission interviews aim to assess a child’s learning attitude, communication skills, interview manners, energy, attention span, cooperativeness and creativity, through basic dialogues and diverse activities. To stand out from the crowd in a school interview, a child ought to know how to be brave, proactive, well-mannered and confident.
Parents are welcome to book private lessons, 1 hour per lesson is recommended
Suggested to join at least 6 hours of training classes
Mock interview sessions of different languages could be arranged according to students’ target primary schools. Mock interviews will be conducted by Bestie Speak’s professional and experienced tutors. Tutors will assess students by their interview manners, responding attitude, basic communication skills, ability to improvise and organization of their response. Detailed report sheet will be provided after the session to identify students’ strengths and weaknesses. Thus, allows them further improve before the actual interview.
Frequently Asked Questions
Bestie Speak’s primary admission interview training will adjust the course contents according to your child(ren)’s target school. The course may include interview dialogues, storytelling, games and more, which are all common interview formats. Training helps to enhance students’ overall interview performance, including communication skills, interview manners, concentration and creativity. This also allows students to familiarize themselves with the interview format to boost confidence in the actual interview. Tutors will record the interview dialogues practiced in class, allowing students to revise after class. In addition, tutor’s feedback recording is provided after each class to record learning progress of students.
Students are required to first tackle practice interview questions by themselves. Tutors will assist students in elaborating their ideas to enrich their original answers. In situations where students find certain terms difficult, such as “sharing”, tutors will break down the term for students to learn new vocabulary, as well as encourage them to try answering various types of questions.
This depends on needs of different parents. Some may join the course for last-minute enhancement, while others may engage in long-term training. Most parents will choose to enroll in 6 to 10 hours private lessons to allow their child(ren) familiarize themselves with various interview formats. The more question type students practice, the more confident they will be in the actual interview. By applying skills learnt in lessons, children can stand out from the crowd easily.
Students who are in nursery or younger can be accompanied by their parent. Since primary schools value students’ independence, Bestie Speak’s only provides one-on-one training lessons. Parents can take note of students’ class performance and aspects of improvement through class recordings and tutor’s feedback recording.
Parents should take advantage of the days before the interview to join intensive training. This allows students to have basic understanding towards interview format of the upcoming interview, as well as interview skills. Thus, greatly boost students’ self confidence in the actual interview. It is always advantageous to have a basic understanding towards primary admission interviews.
Apart from joining private lessons for primary admission interview training, students can also join Bestie Speak’s Vivid Storytelling Course. This course offers group lessons for kindergarteners, facilitating interaction among students. Students will practice storytelling techniques, learn to elaborate answers, have a better grasp on new vocabulary and strengthen their communication skills. Story creation and drama activities are included in lessons to allow blossoming of students’ creativity and cooperation to realize their stories.