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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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Pronunciation and Fluency 1 is part of the Certificate in English Language Skills (Introductory). This very practical course will give you lively realistic discussion and conversation practice.
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Start 27 APR 2017 (THU)
Duration 15 weeks
Fee HK$3,400
Active Grammar 2 develops your language at a higher level than Active Grammar 1, and builds on and enhances the skills learned there.  However, as long as you meet the entry requirements, you can gain direct entry into Active Grammar 2 without doing Active Grammar 1.
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Start 27 APR 2017 (THU)
Duration 15 weeks
Fee HK$3,400
International Business Communication Skills is one of the modules* leading to the SPACE Diploma/Advanced Diploma in Business English Award. The module helps working professionals communicate accurately and effectively in English in various business contexts, by enabling them to:
• discuss language complexities found in international business situations; and
• communicate effectively in different cultural settings in the workplace.
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Start 08 SEP 2017 (FRI)
Duration 20 weeks
Fee HK$6,200
The American south (not South America!) has produced some of the best writers in the American literary landscape.  In this course, we will read and discuss the works of five women fiction writers who lived in, and wrote about this part of the country. While some background information will be introduced, the main approach we take to these stories is close reading and analysis.
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Start 13 NOV 2017 (MON)
Duration 5 weeks
Fee HK$2,800
This Business Grammar short course is designed for students who need to brush up their grammar skills and understanding of grammatical rules. Students develop their ability to identify and correct grammar errors with teacher feedback and consistent grammar review.
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Start 08 NOV 2017 (WED)
Duration 6 weeks
Fee HK$1,800
You may be planning to take the IELTS test in the near future or perhaps you just want to see what the test is like. Whatever your goal, this 15-hour workshop will give you valuable knowledge of the test, essential skills and strategies for success, and a clear idea of your current language performance.
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Start 03 NOV 2017 (FRI)
Duration 5 weeks
Fee HK$1,600
The course will help you if you are taking a degree or diploma course that requires you to use English to write academic/research essays. Its aim is to help you express yourself coherently in writing by providing you with examples of academic writing and practice materials. It will be very practical, with emphasis on guided writing tasks, and will take you from paragraph writing to essay writing.
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Start 14 OCT 2017 (SAT)
Duration 15 weeks
Fee HK$3300
Professional Business English through Case Studies is one of the modules* leading to the SPACE Diploma/Advanced Diploma in Business English Award. The module helps working professionals communicate accurately and effectively in English in various business contexts, by enabling them to:
• develop skills in critical reading and interpreting data in business case study readings;
• discuss solutions and suggest decisions in business situations; and
• write persuasively to convince business clients regarding complex problems and possible solutions in a business scenario.
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Start 09 SEP 2017 (SAT)
Duration 20 weeks
Fee HK$6,200
The Certificate in Business English programme helps working professionals communicate accurately and effectively in spoken and written English in various business contexts. This is the entry level of the Advanced Diploma / Diploma in Business English programme.
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Start 09 SEP 2017 (SAT)
Duration 3 months
Fee HK$4,400
The Certificate in Business English programme helps working professionals communicate accurately and effectively in spoken and written English in various business contexts. This is the entry level of the Advanced Diploma / Diploma in Business English programme.
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Start 08 SEP 2017 (FRI)
Duration 3 months
Fee HK$4,400
Professional Written Communication Skills is one of the modules* leading to the SPACE Diploma/Advanced Diploma in Business English Award. The module helps working professionals communicate accurately and effectively in written English in various business contexts, by enabling them to:
• identify elements of good written communication demanded in different workplaces or industries;
• make use of good rhetoric, genre, design and visual presentation in a variety of professional writing situations; and
• apply principles of editing, revising and reflecting on one’s writings.
 
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Start 07 SEP 2017 (THU)
Duration 20 weeks
Fee HK$6,200