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Business English

The competition to get ahead at work today is intense. Improving your English skills may well be one of the best ways of gaining that promotion or securing that new job. Whatever your field of work, the HKU SPACE Business English courses should help you finetune your skills and communicate with more confidence in English at a higher level in the workplace. 

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This programme provides students with ample practice to become more fluent and confident when communicating in English in business contexts.
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Start 14 OCT 2017 (SAT)
Duration 9 months
Fee HK$6,500
The programme aims to equip students with advanced English linguistic knowledge and skills through language practice in student-centred learning activities such as speaking, writing, reading and listening to a variety of semi-authentic and authentic English texts. Upon successful completion of the Programme, students are expected to communicate proficiently in English.
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Start 15 OCT 2017 (SUN)
Duration 60 weeks
Fee HK$8,000
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 12 months
Fee HK$4,400
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
The programme aims to equip students with the language skills in specific focused areas. Restricted but not limited to the particular skill set, the programme helps students become more fluent and confident when communicating in English.
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Start To be advised
Duration 1 year to 4 years
Fee HK$3,500
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 To be advised
Duration 15 weeks
Fee HK$3,500
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
Speaking and Listening 1 is part of the Certificate in English Language Skills (Introductory). This course will help you develop effective speaking and listening skills. You will learn techniques that will enhance your fluency in speaking English and help you deal with problems encountered when listening to native speakers.
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Start 17 NOV 2017 (FRI)
Duration 15 weeks
Fee HK$3,500
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
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