Online English Courses

A taste of the High Mowing experience in convenient, online classes! 
  • Especially designed for international middle and high school students 
  • Improve your English skills -- learn to use language creatively and skillfully 
  • Learn at a comfortable pace that encourages deep understanding 
  • Earn official course credit through High Mowing School 
  • Study with a Harvard-educated teacher 
  • Begin to discover the unique approach of High Mowing School 
在线课程做便捷的体验方式!
● 专为国际初高中生设计
● 提高你的英语技能——学会创造性地、熟练地使用语言
● 以最适合的的节奏学习,鼓励深入理解
● 通过海默茵学校获得正式课程学分
● 与哈佛毕业的老师一起学习
● 体验海默茵学校的独特教学方法

Important Information

  • Courses run April 1 through July 19, 2021. 
  • Each course is worth one full credit through High Mowing School. 
  • US$3750 per course for credit
  • The teacher provides periodic feedback to parents about students’ achievements. 
  • After successful completion of the course, High Mowing School will issue an official transcript. 
  • US$1875 per course for auditing (no credit awarded and no feedback from teacher) 
●课程从2021年3月1日至6月25日,和为期一周的春假(4月5日至9日。
●每门课程都将获得海默茵学校一整年的学分。
●每门课程3750美元。
●老师定期向家长反馈学生的成绩。
●顺利完成课程后,海默茵学校将颁发正式成绩单。
●每门课程1875美元(不含学分、无作业反馈)
●如有问题,请联系:

Weekly Expectations

  • A live class or individual conference with your teacher 
  • A video lesson prepared especially by your teacher that uses video, audio, images, and text to introduce ideas and to provoke thought, questions, and response. 
  • An engaging activity designed by your teacher to elicit close reading, analysis, independent discovery, skills development, and creative response. 
  • Personalized feedback from your teacher about your work. 
  • An opportunity to revise your work to deepen your thinking and improve your language skills.
●实时在线授课或与老师单独交流
●老师精心录制的视频课,通过使用视频、音频、图像和文字来传递信息、引发思考、提问和反馈。
●老师借助有趣的活动,调动学生去精读、分析、独立思考、提高技能和引发有创造性的回应。
●老师对你学习情况的个性化反馈。
●复习学习内容,利于加深思考,并提高语言能力。

Middle School English

The Rhythm of English: Poetry, Music, and Public Speaking 

Target age: seventh and eighth-grade students 

Description: Did you know that most poetry in English sounds like a heart beating? In this class, we will discover the beauty of English poetry and create poems of our own! In the process, you’ll develop your skills and confidence in English pronunciation, sentence fluency, composition, and public speaking. 

Focus areas: English pronunciation and fluency; introduction to literary vocabulary and figurative language; confidence in using language; rhythm in poetry and its relationship to rhythm in music; creativity in writing and orally interpreting poetry.

Activities: reading short poems in English; interpreting poems in short written essays; comparing musical rhythms and poetic rhythms; reciting poems; writing original poems and sharing them orally and in writing 
英语的韵律:诗歌、音乐与演讲
目标年龄:七年级和八年级学生
你知道吗?大多数英语诗歌听起来就像心跳。
在这课上,我们将发现英文诗歌的美,并创作我们自己的诗歌!在这个过程中,英语发音,句子流利度,写作和公开演讲都能得到很大的提升,并且各方面的技能也会得到锻炼。
课程聚焦:英语发音和流利度;文学词汇和修饰语介绍;语言运用的信心;诗歌节奏及其与音乐节奏的关系;在写作和口译诗歌中的独创性。
活动内容:英文短诗阅读;英文短文翻译;音乐节奏和诗歌节奏比较;背诵诗歌;撰写原创诗歌并口头和书面分享

High School English 1

The Power of Story-Telling: What Makes a Great Story Work 

Target age: ninth- and tenth-grade students 

Description: a great story well told can capture our attention and engage our imagination! But how do great stories work? In this class, we will explore that question by examining some of the greatest stories in the English language. In the process, you’ll develop your skills and confidence in English sentence fluency, composition, public speaking, and story-telling. 

Focus areas: English sentence fluency; recognizing and employing narrative structure, dialogue, and characterization; comparing story-telling techniques in literature and in visual art; appreciating theme in a literary work; reading aloud; creativity in composing a story. 

Activities: reading a selection of American and English short stories; reflecting on aesthetics and theme through short essays and oral reflections; examining selected visual art and comparing storytelling techniques; composing and sharing an original short story for publication in a class anthology.
讲故事的力量:是什么成就一个伟大的故事
目标年龄:九年级和十年级学生
课程描述:一个好的故事可以吸引我们的注意力,激发我们的想象力!但是到底是什么成就了这个故事呢?在这节课上,我们将通过学习英语中一些有名的故事来探讨这个问题。在这个过程中,你的英语流利程度,作文,公开演讲和讲故事的能力都将得到很大的提升。
课程聚焦:英语句子流畅;认识并运用叙事结构、对话和人物塑造;比较文学和视觉艺术中讲故事的技巧;欣赏文学作品的精髓;朗读;创作故事的创造力。
活动内容:阅读精选的美国和英国短篇小说;短篇散文的鉴赏并口述;精选视觉艺术和比较讲故事的技巧;创作和分享原创故事并在班级刊物上发表。

High Mowing School

222 Isaac Frye Highway, Wilton NH 03086
(603) 654-2391 phone     (603) 654-6588 fax
Founded in 1942, High Mowing School is an accredited Waldorf co-educational school serving day, boarding, and homestay students in Wilton, NH, from early childhood through grade 12. HMS is a place to grow intellectually, artistically, and socially while living and learning with students from across town and around the world.  Accredited by NEASC and AWSNA (high school current; lower school in process).