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British English Elocution (3)

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Start Date
04 May 2024 (Sat)
5 weeks
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This course is a 5-week follow-on to the 8-week British English Elocution (BEE) course and the 8-week course British English Elocution for Teachers (BEET) course, and will cover revision of the components of a Standard English accent: flow, intonation, stress, vowel sounds and consonant sounds.

The purpose of the course is to meet the requests from some students who have attended BEE and BEET for more coaching to attain the proficiency they seek in consistently speaking with a Standard English Accent. Most of the time will be spent in such coaching to further improvement in students’ accents.

Little additional theory will be presented than was offered in BEE and BEET, but there will be the scope to respond to relevant expressions by students of interest in particular topics (e.g. legal, academic, business, media and educational pronunciation issues).

For individual attention to each student throughout the course, the  class size will be kept to a maximum of 10 students.  As places are limited, student admission will be on a first come, first served basis. 

About the Trainer


Mr Peter Brokenshire, British English elocution and accent reduction trainer,  was raised in Malaya and educated in England. He graduated in Classics (Latin and Ancient Greek) and joined the British Army, first in the infantry and then as an intelligence analyst, and met his wife in Hong Kong in 1982. He was then self-employed in sales and IT, and gained a BSc in Natural Sciences and an MSc in e-Commerce. He then worked for the Department for Transport in IT procurement, negotiating and managing large data management, IT services and software development contracts. In 2012 he returned to the Far East and teaches English and elocution in various tertiary education institutes in China and Hong Kong. His interests include languages, history, natural sciences and fish keeping.

Students will be impressed by his sense of humour and dynamic teaching methods. 

Programme Details


This short course is designed for advanced English speakers who wish to undertake more instruction, practice and evaluation following British English Elocution and British English Elocution for Teachers. Students will typically be employed or possess an interest in journalism, public relations, marketing, media and communications and education, but motivated applicants in all fields will be considered. The determined student should finish with a more proficient Standard English accent.

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Teaching Schedule 

15 hours (5 workshops x 3 hours each; once per week)

British English Elocution (3) -
Application Code 2185-1352NW
Start Date 04 May 2024 (Sat)
Time 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Venue HKU SPACE Po Leung Kuk Stanley Ho Community College (HPSHCC) Campus
Tutor Mr. Peter Brokenshire



Course Fee
  • Course Fee : HK$3,200

Entry Requirements

Applicants must have attended British English Elocution (Course Code GENG9120) or British English Elocution for Teachers (Course Code GENG9100).


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Enrolment Method
By Post / In Person

Applicants are required to complete the Application for Enrolment Form SF26.  Either take or post the completed form, along with the appropriate course fee and supporting documents, to any of the HKU SPACE enrolment centres.

Payment Method
1. Cash, EPS, WeChat Pay Or Alipay

Course fees can be paid by cash, EPS, WeChat Pay or Alipay at any HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres.

2. Cheque or bank draft

Course fees can also be paid by crossed cheque or bank draft made payable to “HKU SPACE”. Please specify the programme title(s) for application and applicant’s name. You may either:

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3. VISA/MasterCard

Applicants may also pay the course fee by VISA or MasterCard, including the “HKU SPACE MasterCard”, at any HKU SPACE enrolment centres. Holders of the HKU SPACE MasterCard can enjoy a 10-month interest-free instalment period for courses with a tuition fee worth a minimum of HK$2,000; however, the course applicant must also be the cardholder himself/herself. For enquiries, please contact our staff at any enrolment centres.

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