AFTER SCHOOL & WEEKEND CLASSES

In voice training lessons, students will learn how to breathe properly (diaphragmatic breathing), improve physical skills and voice health, learn tones and how use their voice effectively, improving pitch of voice from low-pitched sounds to high-pitched sounds, performing vocals correctly and preparing repertory according to the style.
The Orff Approach is a popular method of teaching music to children. It is basically a combination of music, speech and movement, and percussive rhythm is seen a basic form of human expression. Such instruments as xylophones, glockenspiels, marimbas and metallophone, various-sized drums and recorders are used. Orff Instruments improve dexterity, concentration and coordination. Using songs, poems, rhymes, dances, and games, this approach provides children with the opportunity to interact with and make music through participation.
An emotional outlet: playing the violin In our violin classes, students are introduced to violin history, notes and rhythm knowledge, and violin playing techniques. We aim at creating violin classes for students at various mastery levels and introducing globally distinguished violin pieces to our students. Depending on their talent and amount of practice, students can become master violinists. A violinist will have higher self-esteem, improve his/her cognitive skills, and builds a stronger character.
Drum out your feelings. Students participating in drum classes have feelings of well-being and euphoria. Rhythmic energy of drumming also improves brain power. While in drum circles, students have a sense of connectedness and release their negative feelings, and this helps them boost their immune system. Drum lessons for students serve as a form of self-expression and stimulate their power of creative expression.
Painting studies help students in the process of individual development, strenghtening their creativity, and contributing to improving their self confidence. Our aim in this class is to offer painting classes by allowing students to work with acrylic paint, dry paint, watercolor, marker paint and employ various tehniques in the process. We would like our students to produce great works of art in the future.
In this class, our aim is to give our students information about ornaments and design processes, to create unique designs, to design some products using different objects such as waste materials and to do enjoyable and amazing projects. Our students can create accessories using different materials for their house or for personal-use and they can use these accessories in their daily life. To promote handicrafts, we would like to display our students work and let other students appreciate handicrafts made by their very own friends.
Become a marbler! Marbling (Ebru) is an amazing combination of water and color. In this class, students will create colorful patterns by sprinkling and brushing color pigments on oily water and then transfering this pattern to paper. The tools needed are brushes, a deep tray, and natural earth pigments. For centuries, marbling has been used to decorate books, imperial decrees, official correspondence and documents. Students will become expert marblers and decorate their own book covers, notebooks, or letters.
Exercise your freedom of expression! Paper Quilling is a handcraft that uses the technique of rolling, coiling, crimping and fringing paper strips with a quilling tool. Then paper strips are glued together to form a pattern or design. It is a stunning paper craft because it very easy to learn and make, is beneficial to your mind, body and heart. In this class, students can create unique designs and improve handskills by doing quilling projects. Come and join in our extraordinary classes.
In this class, we bring creative students together to make them represent our school in competitions. Our students both gain experience in lego robotics and coding and become masters at making better use of technology through First Lego League programs.
While we are learning team-work and task sharing, we will both have fun and set the basis for e-sports team to represent our school in national and international tournaments.
It’s more than a dance: a sense of local identity! Folk dances in Turkey are one of most important components of people’s entertainment culture and also a crucial element of preserving a heritage thousands of years old. On almost every occasion, you can witness one of the traditional dances: halay, horon, zeybek, çiftetelli.This tradition of dances owe a lot to those who do not hesitate to show off their skills during any type of ceremony since they show others the rich variety of moves and pass this tradition to succeeding generations. In this class, students will learn various types of traditional folk dances. Its health, social and personal benefits also come with these classes.
Regular piano playing hones fine motor skills and improves hand-eye coordination for the young. It also improves cognitive and intellectual abilities and mental health. In addition piano practice helps reduces stress and anxiety and allows for kinesthetic and tactile learning. Various piano styles are offered in this course, starting with classic works and continuing with modern pieces. With 2-4 students in piano classes, students receive close attention and make great progress. Classes are arranged on the basis of students’ age and mastery level.
Play the guitar and raise the mood! Learning to play the guitar will help students in a number of ways: improve their concentration and memory, teach them how to deal with multiple tasks, boost their hand coordination and listening skills, enhance their creativity skills by improvising. In addition they will also boost their confidence and achieve success and relieve stress. Guitar courses begin with classical guitar training. After reaching a certain level of mastery, students can choose to continue playing classic guitar or start to learn the techniques of pop and rock music. With a maximum number of six students, guitar classes will help students become good guitarists. As long as students practice playing the guitar, passion and time invested will pay off.
It is a club in which our young artist and music teacher candidates are systematically prepared for talent tests to enter fine arts and conservatoire schools. In this club, knowledge of basic ear-training, notes, rhythm and solfeggio are given and as students gain mastery in these areas, they get ready for the selection exams.
A fun instrument to play! Belonging to the guitar family, Ukulele is neither a guitar nor a mandolin. It has its unique features. The guitar has six strings, while the ukulele has four. This makes ukulele easier to learn and play. Come learn to play Ukulele abnd join the first ukulele orchestra at Beylikdüzü American Culture College in an entertaining, funny way.
Deliver a 5- to 8-minute performance and equip yourself with life-long skills. Imagination has no limits. The sky is the limit. Participating in DI Club, you will learn to make better use of your time and resources available, work in cooperation with your team members resepctfully, think outside the box and come up with new and innovative ideas and solutions to the challenges you will face in life. Everybody has the opportunity to shine among the others since there is room for every gift, talent or ability in the team. You will also enhance your critical thinking, and hands-on problem solving skills. Once you explore your true potential, you will utilize your resources more effectively. Leave no potential untapped.
Checkmate. Now go and win yourself a match or two! “Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.” Playing chess challenges the brain and improves its functions. It can help raise a person’s IQ. It can also spark your creativity, increase problem-solving skills, teache planning and foresight, and improves reading skills. Above all, during a chess match, students need to think carefully and check their analysis continuously. Instead of panicking, they learn to be determined and patient, which is a great skill in life, leading to success.
All the world is a stage. Now is your turn to make creative choices, think new ideas, and interpret the existing material in a unique way on the stage. Theater combines elements of play, humor, and wit and helps improves motivation and reduce stress. If you want to improve your memory, here is the chance to rehearse and perform lines. While acting on the stage, you will collaborate with other players fort he best outcome. It will open doors to your inner world and learn to deal with your feelings better. Finally, you will develop an appreciation of arts and culture and this will bring joy into your life.
The magic cure for getting rid of stress! Becoming a skilled dancer requires a lot of practice, discipline and focus, not to mention the fact that it takes determination and patience to become a dancer. All these skills can be transfrable in other areas of life. Students regularly participating in dance classes generally perform better academically than their nonparticipating peers. It is a great way of working out, leading to a healthy lifestyle. Body exercise, relaxing music and emotional expression all help dancers relieve stress. It can also act as a medical form of theraphy, helping you free your mind, exclude everything else and just focus on dancing,
Anyone can play soccer anywhere: All you need is space and a ball. Playing soccer will help you improve your physical health. You will increases your aerobic capacity, decrease body fat and improve muscles. Also you will have better coordination skills. Playing in a team, you will master teamwork skills and sharing. Improving skills in concentration, persistence and self-discipline are all added benefits of playing soccer.
If you want to do a sport to stay fit and healthy, playing basketball is the perfect choice. Basketball is a much-loved sport all around the world. While playing a past-faced game, you will burn calories, improve your motor skills, coordination, and spatial awareness, and boost your immune system. You will also relieve stress, concentrate better and longer, and enhances your confidence.
Join our volleyball team, master and perfect all the skills necessary to win. Playing 45 minutes of volleyball helps you burn up to 585 calories. Thanks to all the physical activities, you will shape and strengthen your body. It also enhances your energy level and improves your performance. If you want to build coordination, speed, balance, and muscular strength, play volleyball. In addition, participating in volleyball will help you improve interpersonal skills and boost your mood.
Choose your stroke and start swimming: breaststroke, backstroke, sidestroke, butterfly or Freestyle. You can do either structured swimming or join a swim team. Either way, it a great way to work your whole body and improve muscle tone. By torching calories, you will maintain a healthy body and löse weight. You will also boost your mood and manage stress better.

STUDENTS CLUBS

Are you ready to compete? Pick your game: Mangala, Go or Reverse. Then do your best to win. This club will help you improve your thinking skills. You will also come up with better solutions to problems you face. Come join this club and be part of the excitement.
Join the mysterious science journey! Students will participate in experiments conducted in our science lab and learn the process of scientific thinking and procedures. They will learn to explore, explain and evaluate events from a scientific perspective.
UNITED NATIONS is people helping people! Through MUN, you will become aware of world issues and help contribute to their solutions by roleplaying delegates to the United Nations and simulating UN committees. In this club, you will learn about the world in a fun way, develop leadership skills, and use your MUN experience and network to get into college. You will also master the skills of debate, compromise, conflict resolution and negotiation. Researching, public speaking, and teamwork are added benefits of MUN.
Let's hear the latest news! If you are interested in the exciting world of news reports, this club is definitely designed for you. You will be part of a team to publish the school newspaper and learn the process of news coverage.
Choose your own theme, write the pay and act it out! Yet this time do it German. In this club, students will learn the ins and outs of play writing. If you would like to be a playwright, then join this club. Hone your skills and be a quality play write.
Produce and have fun! Use various materials and produce new and different products. If you are interested in handicraft, and are creative, then you will enjoy this club and will display your works at “end of year” exhibit.
Ready to dub films! In this club, you will produce music videos that combine lip synching and audio dubbing. You will lip synching while listening to a song or any recorded audio and then dub over it with the original audio of the song. You might become popular on YouTube.
Write your own book! Sign up on Story Jumper, pick up your own theme and travel in the world of your imagination. You will write your own stories in English and publish it.
Ping pong is a sport that can be enjoyed by people of any age and physical ability. It is a great way to stimulate your brain and promote quick thinking while enhancing your hand-eye coordination. It also increases your agility and flexibility. Now it is time to play!
Join this club and read works of both national and international literary figures: Cemal Süreya, Orhan Veli, Shakespeare, George Orwell, or Jonathan Swift. Read such works and cultivate the powers of your mind. While intellectually stimulating yourself, make new friends with similar mindsets and learn to value people from different races, ethnic groups, and cultures.
Latin Dance is more than just quick moves; it is a great way to get both physical and mental health benefits in a fun atmosphere. You will dance, relieve stress and socialize all at the same time. While learning various Latin dances, you will burn off extra calories and maintain a healthy body.
In our Jazz & Soul Choir club, you will sing some of the most classic soul tracks of all time, together with the best modern hits. Using the power of the blues, jazz, and modern pop, these classes bring all abilities together to create a perfectly unified sound. It is suitable for anyone with a basic understanding of singing technique. When the time comes, you will perform live on the stage.
Come join this club and be a math lover. In this club, you will learn to solve math problems step by step and in time you will enjoy dealing math problems. Math will become an inseparable part of your life.
Hear the music blasting, join your friends in this club, start dancing. While learning various types of dance movements, you will laugh out loud, follow the rhythm of the music, bond with friends, stimulate your mind and enjoy your time.
Pick up your own film and dub it. It is your turn to show your acting talent and be the actors in the film and speak as they do. Do your best to match the lip movements of the actors in the film. Once you master your dubbing skills, you can join the Dubbing Fest.
If you can play any instrument, come join this club. Become part of a team, develop your organizational skills, and develop yourself. Playing in an orchestra is enjoyable yet highly pressurizing since you will play your instrument to a high standard. You will learn to overcome stage fright and put on a great performance. This will help you boost your confidence in other situations such as giving a presentation.
Who is going to be next Van Gogh? We have combined all the classes outside of core curriculum and named them Applied or Performing Classes. To enrich students’ learning in addition to the subject matters they study, we offer various extracurricular activities split by age and skill. Our Visual Arts Department offer fine arts activities such as painting, drawing, graphic art, printmaking, graphic art, and calligraphy. It also offer such comtemporary arts as collage, mixed-media, photography, and animation. In addition, some classes in decorative arts and crafts such as ceramics, mosaic art, glass arts are offered.
Anyone can play soccer anywhere: All you need is space and a ball. Playing soccer will help you improve your physical health. You will increases your aerobic capacity, decrease body fat and improve muscles. Also you will have better coordination skills. Playing in a team, you will master teamwork skills and sharing. Improving skills in concentration, persistence and self-discipline are all added benefits of playing soccer.
Deliver a 5- to 8-minute performance and equip yourself with life-long skills. Imagination has no limits. The sky is the limit. Participating in DI Club, you will learn to make better use of your time and resources available, work in cooperation with your team members resepctfully, think outside the box and come up with new and innovative ideas and solutions to the challenges you will face in life. Everybody has the opportunity to shine among the others since there is room for every gift, talent or ability in the team. You will also enhance your critical thinking, and hands-on problem solving skills. Once you explore your true potential, you will utilize your resources more effectively. Leave no potential untapped.
Let’s become a toxophilite. Learn to tune out all forms of distraction, focus on the target and release the bowstring. Archery will help you concentrate better in life, cope with high-pressure, strengthen your arms, hands, chest and shoulders, establish a good sense of coordination, build self-esteem, and relieve stress by developing an inner focus.
All the world is a stage. Now is your turn to make creative choices, think new ideas, and interpret the existing material in a unique way on the stage. Theater combines elements of play, humor, and wit and helps improves motivation and reduce stress. If you want to improve your memory, here is the chance to rehearse and perform lines. While acting on the stage, you will collaborate with other players fort he best outcome. It will open doors to your inner world and learn to deal with your feelings better. Finally, you will develop an appreciation of arts and culture and this will bring joy into your life.
In this class, we bring creative students together to make them represent our school in competitions. Our students both gain experience in lego robotics and coding and become masters at making better use of technology through First Lego League programs.
Play the guitar and raise the mood! Learning to play the guitar will help students in a number of ways: improve their concentration and memory, teach them how to deal with multiple tasks, boost their hand coordination and listening skills, enhance their creativity skills by improvising. In addition they will also boost their confidence and achieve success and relieve stress. Guitar courses begin with classical guitar training. After reaching a certain level of mastery, students can choose to continue playing classic guitar or start to learn the techniques of pop and rock music. With a maximum number of six students, guitar classes will help students become good guitarists. As long as students practice playing the guitar, passion and time invested will pay off.

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