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General English

Wouldn't it be fun to improve your English so that you can communicate with interesting people from other countries, travel more easily, access the millions of pages in English on the web, appreciate films, or simply impress people around you? The HKU SPACE General English Courses should help you achieve such goals.

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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 26 AUG 2017 (SAT)
Duration 20 weeks
Fee HK$3,600
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 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
The programme provides students with practice in upper intermediate English usage and skills-building through student-centred and graded 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 speak and write at an upper intermediate level and be fluent and confident when communicating in English.
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Start 13 OCT 2017 (FRI)
Duration 30 weeks
Fee HK$6,700
Effective Writing Skills 1 will develop your practical writing skills so that you write more clearly, more accurately and more effectively.
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Start To be advised
Duration 15 weeks
Fee HK$3,500
This programme develops competency in concise writing, and effective meeting and negotiation skills. Students learn to be better communicators through extensive practice in workplace correspondence, report writing, formal presentation and communication in international business contexts. Completion of ALL FOUR modules at Diploma level leads to the SPACE Advanced Diploma in Business English Award.
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Start 05 SEP 2017 (TUE)
Duration 36 months
Fee HK$6,200
Active Grammar 1 is a practical course that recognises the role of grammar in language and communication. It will use real examples of grammar in use in typical, everyday situations, to help you:
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Start 14 NOV 2017 (TUE)
Duration 15 weeks
Fee HK$3,500

Vocabulary Enhancement 2 develops your language at a higher level than Vocabulary Enhancement 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 Vocabulary Enhancement 2 without doing Vocabulary Enhancement 1.

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Start 18 NOV 2017 (SAT)
Duration 15 weeks
Fee HK$3,400
If you are taking the IELTS test and want to maximise your potential and chances of success, this 45-hour course provides you with essential exam strategies and valuable practice in key language areas. The course offers you invaluable practice and teacher guidance when completing test assignments. Timely feedback is available from the tutor, who is a native speaker of English.
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Start 09 SEP 2017 (SAT)
Duration 15 weeks
Fee HK$4,100
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 Advanced General English course helps students who have successfully completed the Diploma in General English to further consolidate their language skills in preparation of their promotion to the Advanced Diploma in General English programme.
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Start 07 SEP 2017 (THU)
Duration 20 weeks
Fee HK$6,600