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Essential English is suitable for students who have basic English language skills and who have not studied or practised English recently. It will help students improve grammatical accuracy, writing and vocabulary and increase their confidence in using English.
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Start 10 OCT 2022 (MON)
Duration 18 weeks
Fee HK$3,700
This programme aims to provide students with a comprehensive and solid preparation for IELTS (International English Language Testing System), thereby maximising their potential in achieving a higher band score for further studies or career advancement. This programme enables students to enhance their competence in the key language skills (including listening, speaking, reading, writing, vocabulary and grammar), develop essential test-taking strategies, undertake intensive practice, accumulate practical test-taking experience, and acquire comprehensive and in-depth understanding of the topics that are commonly assessed in both types of IELTS, namely IELTS Academic and IELTS General Training.
 
Through systematic and innovative delivery of flexible learning (i.e. real-time online lectures, face-to-face classroom teaching and self-paced asynchronous e-learning) blended with flipped classroom pedagogy (pre-lecture learning), this programme provides students with greater accessibility to English language resources, ample test-based practice and student-centred learning experience.
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Start 05 OCT 2022 (WED)
Duration 12 months
Fee HK$9,900
「行政人員證書(中日/日中翻譯)」課程,為具高日語水平的人士培養中日/日中翻譯技能。此課程的翻譯教材會集中於三個範疇:商業實用文、出版及電影。學員亦可從各方面學習翻譯的基礎知識及透過討論及學習不同的翻譯文本,有助提升學員的日語能力。
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開課日期 2022年10月25日 (星期二)
修業期 4個月
課程費用 HK$5700
Hong Kong is always in need of personnel skilled in both English and Chinese. Regardless of title or profession, individuals frequently find themselves tapped for translation tasks; competency in multiple languages is a solid foundation for continued studies in any discipline and is often a prerequisite for career advancement.

The School offers translation programmes at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels which aim to nurture sensitivity to languages and help students understand the nature of translation work.

This programme provides systematic training in translation for those who have a degree in any discipline other than translation.
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Start 01 NOV 2022 (TUE)
Duration 6 months
Fee 1. Application fee is HK$150 (In person : by cash, VISA, MasterCard, EPS; By post : by cheque -payable to “HKU SPACE”)

2. Course fee: HK$20,200 to be paid on notification of acceptance.

*Fees are non-refundable and cannot be transferred.
本課程爲有興趣學習普通話的人士開設。主要學習漢語拼音及普通話的發音規則和方法;掌握普通話聽、說、讀的基本功;瞭解廣東話與普通話在詞匯和語法方面的差异;學會用普通話进行日常生活簡單會話。「普通話基礎證書」和「普通話證書(一)」是循序漸進的系列課程,系統地介紹普通話在語音、詞滙和語法方面的特點,培養學員的聽說能力。
 
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開課日期 2022年9月26日 (星期一)
修業期 7個月
課程費用 HK$6,000
爲具有一定普通話水平,已從事普通話教學工作或準備從事普通話教學工作的人士而設。 形成正確的普通話教學理念;瞭解語言學及教育學基礎知識;掌握普通話常用的教學方法和步驟;能獨立管控和有效實施普通話的課堂教學。
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開課日期 2022年9月28日 (星期三)
修業期 5個月
課程費用 HK$12,100
This programme aims to provide students with a comprehensive and solid preparation for IELTS (International English Language Testing System), thereby maximising their potential in achieving a higher band score for further studies or career advancement. This programme enables students to enhance their competence in the key language skills (including listening, speaking, reading, writing, vocabulary and grammar), develop essential test-taking strategies, undertake intensive practice, accumulate practical test-taking experience, and acquire comprehensive and in-depth understanding of the topics that are commonly assessed in both types of IELTS, namely IELTS Academic and IELTS General Training.
 
Through systematic and innovative delivery of flexible learning (i.e. real-time online lectures, face-to-face classroom teaching and self-paced asynchronous e-learning) blended with flipped classroom pedagogy (pre-lecture learning), this programme provides students with greater accessibility to English language resources, ample test-based practice and student-centred learning experience.
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Start 05 OCT 2022 (WED)
Duration 12 months
Fee HK$9,900
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 06 OCT 2022 (THU)
Duration 30 weeks
Fee HK$7,000
本課程由認識字母發音及日常生活上的問侯語開始,通過學習基本文法句型,訓練學員基本的講、聽、讀、寫的能力。             
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開課日期 2022年10月8日 (星期六)
修業期 120小時
課程費用 HK$6,400

This programme is run under the “Vocational Chinese Language Programme for NCS* School Leavers”, funded by the Language Fund and supported by the Standing Committee on Language Education and Research (SCOLAR), to help ethnic minority residents in Hong Kong integrate into the community. It aims at enhancing NCS school leavers' capability in listening, speaking, reading and writing in Chinese and helping them obtain qualifications recognized by Hong Kong Qualifications Framework so as to enhance their employability. 

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Start 08 OCT 2022 (SAT)
Duration 20 weeks
Fee HK$800
The Certificate in Business English Usage programme aims to help students become more accurate and fluent when communicating in English in the modern workplace. Its goal is to equip students with essential business grammar, vocabulary and all-round language skills, so that they become capable of communicating with native and non-native speakers of English in common business settings. By gaining a greater confidence and a better command of business English grammar, vocabulary, receptive and productive skills, students will be prepared to further develop a higher level of business English proficiency upon completion of the programme. This programme targets working professionals who intend to build on an introductory level of English, so as to bolster their work performance in a business environment where English is the predominant medium of communication.
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Start 11 OCT 2022 (TUE)
Duration 12 months
Fee HK$8,000
The programme aims to equip students with lower advanced level English linguistic knowledge and skills through extensive language practice and student-centred learning activities such as small group discussion, speaking, writing, reading and listening to a wide variety of semi-authentic English texts. Upon successful completion of the programme, students are expected to speak and write at a lower advanced level and be fluent and confident when communicating in English.
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Start 12 OCT 2022 (WED)
Duration 30 weeks
Fee HK$7,200