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At HKU SPACE, we design and offer courses to meet your goals for General English, Business English and English for the Professions. These range from 30 hours to 90 hours and cover a broad spectrum of levels.

Reasons to improve your English at HKU SPACE:

  •  Polish your interpersonal and career skills
  •  Learn to communicate ideas more effectively
  •  Interact confidently with overseas and English speaking people
  •  Fine-tune your presentations and writing to project better impressions
  •  Stay up to date by learning about current English use
  •  Sharpen your competitive edge in today's global workplace
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This 30-hour course gives learners more opportunities to enhance their speaking and listening skills. The course aims to consolidate learner's knowledge of grammar and vocabulary;  widen their understanding of idiomatic and colloquial English; and develop their speaking and listening skills to help them deal with naturally spoken English.
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Start 02 AUG 2017 (WED)
Duration 10 weeks
Fee HK$3,300
This 18-hour course is designed for students interested in films and documentaries but not limited to those; videos will be drawn from a wide pool of material to suit every taste. This is an amazing chance to immerse yourselves in an English-speaking environment and improve your listening, speaking, pronunciation and vocabulary through appreciating different genres, and discussing plots and characters.
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Start To be advised
Duration 6 weeks
Fee HK$1,800
This 60-hour course is designed to address the language needs of executives/ professionals engaging in sales, advertising, marketing and their related fields.  It aims to equip learners with the level of English competence and communication effectiveness demanded in their workplace. 

The course helps students master English skills, both spoken and written. Particular emphasis is given to developing marketing language such as interpreting data from a variety of business sources, participating in effective discussions, negotiations and meetings, and writing concise sales correspondence, marketing plan and other promotion materials.
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Start To be advised
Duration 20 weeks
Fee HK$4,300
The English for Leisure series consists of English language lessons that encourage students to practise English in real-life situations under the guidance of experienced English tutors.
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Start To be advised
Duration 6 weeks
Fee HK$1,800
Vocabulary Enhancement 1 recognises that having a good vocabulary is essential for confident communication. Its main aim, therefore, is to boost your confidence, particularly in the skills of speaking and listening, by helping you to remember vocabulary and use it in context.
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Start To be advised
Duration 15 weeks
Fee HK$3,400
English Non-stop is a new course for students who want to improve their present level of English through continuous study rather than by taking a fixed-length course. The course runs all year round with short breaks and enrolment is available at any time. Applicants can choose to sign up for 10, 20, 30 or 40 weeks’ study.
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Start To be advised
Duration 10 weeks to 40 weeks
Fee HK$3,300
This programme aims to provide vocational training for library assistants and those working in children's and / or school libraries.This English class shares a common examination with the Chinese class.

Contents of the programme:
Part 1  Library Services and Procedures
Part 2  General Library Principles and Practice
Part 3  Children’s and School Libraries
Part 4  Practical Lessons and Visits to Libraries

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Start 26 SEP 2017 (TUE)
Duration 1 year and 0 month
Hong Kong has a reputation for being one of the world’s freest economies, with a level playing field in commerce and a fair and equitable society abiding by the rule of law. This unique environment has continued to give Hong Kong a competitive edge. By introducing this programme, we aim to provide knowledge and skills to the workforce in the areas of  business administration, secretaryship, compliance and ethics.
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Start 24 OCT 2017 (TUE)
Duration 12 months
This short course aims to enhance students’ understanding of and ability to use Plain English. Lessons focus on strategies for writing clearly and concisely, which include emphasising active verbs, avoiding nominalisations and using lists where appropriate. Students will also be guided on how to plan and produce reader-friendly documents. The teacher will make use of authentic samples to critique writing impact and effectiveness in selected contexts.
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Start 08 AUG 2017 (TUE)
Duration 6 weeks
Fee HK$1,800
This 45-hour course provides learners with a comprehensive coverage of grammar from intermediate gradually progressing to upper intermediate level.  It helps learners practise grammar rules correctly through speaking, listening, writing and discussion activities.
 
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Start 19 AUG 2017 (SAT)
Duration 15 weeks
Fee HK$3,500
This daytime English course helps senior secondary school students sharpen their edge by providing a safe and nourishing English-speaking environment for heightening their English language skills in reading, writing, speaking, listening and presenting. Lessons are aimed at developing students’ language potential to the full and expanding their knowledge of test-taking skills and strategies for various internal and external examination assessments.
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Start 05 AUG 2017 (SAT)
Duration 20 weeks
Fee HK$3,600