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Generative AIs for mastering English communication - the dos and don'ts

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Date & time
10Jun 2023 (Sat)14:00 - 15:00
🔷【In-person】: Room 301,3/F, Admiralty Centre, 18 Harcourt Road, Admiralty🔷【Online】: HKU SPACE YouTube Channel
  • Dr Amos Yung (Programme Leader, HKU SPACE)

Dr Amos Yung

Dr Amos Yung is the Programme Leader of the Professional and Business English (PBE) Programme at the HKU SPACE. Dr Yung had worked in the import and export industry for 16 years, received his MBA from HKU in 2012 and was awarded his doctorate in applied language sciences in 2020. His research focuses on collaborative behaviours in knowledge repository construction and interprofessional communication. Dr Yung was appointed as a Professional Mentor by the HKU Business School from 2012 - 2015 and is a member of the Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) society, the International Pragmatics Association (IPrA), and the International Association of Language and Social Psychology (IALSP).

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Relevant Programmes
Certificate in Business English Usage Certificate in Advanced Business English Diploma in Professional Communication (Financial Services)

The blooming of generative AI tools led to a heated discussion on the future of labour skills requirements. The debates were stratified. Some believe generative AI could be a friendly tool to boost their work performance, while others were sceptical about keeping their profession in the face of the challenge. Among all the discussions, very few examine the communicative elements in this wave of generative AI explosion. 

In this talk, we will review the generation of communication tools and why mastering the use of language remains the most valuable skill in every technological advancement.

Language - English


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