Business English Programmes and Short Courses - HKU SPACE. Explore our list or programmes for part-time and full-time.
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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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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.
PT
Start 10 APR 2019 (WED)
Duration 1 year to 4 years
Fee HK$3,500
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.
PT
Start 10 APR 2019 (WED)
Duration 15 weeks
Fee HK$3,500
Effective Writing Skills 1 will develop your practical writing skills so that you write more clearly, more accurately and more effectively.
PT
Start 12 APR 2019 (FRI)
Duration 15 weeks
Fee HK$3,500
Active Grammar 2 develops your language at a higher level than Active Grammar 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 Active Grammar 2 without doing Active Grammar 1.
PT
Start 15 APR 2019 (MON)
Duration 15 weeks
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.
 

Pronunciation and Fluency 1 will help you:

  • improve your English pronunciation
  • become a more fluent and confident speaker of English in different situations
  • increase your range of useful English vocabulary
  • introduce you to different native speaker accents
PT
Start 15 APR 2019 (MON)
Duration 15 weeks
Fee HK$3,500
Speaking and Listening 2 is at a higher level than Speaking and Listening 1, and builds on and enhances the skills learned there. However, as long as you meet the entry requirements, there is no need for you to do Speaking and Listening 1 first.
PT
Start 18 APR 2019 (THU)
Duration 15 weeks
Fee HK$3,500
This programme is designed for students who seek to advance knowledge of the English language system and develop higher language awareness and communication skills. Apart from face-to-face learning in the classroom, students participate in self-directed and experiential learning outside the classroom, i.e., e-learning and English Immersion Activities.
PT
Start 24 APR 2019 (WED)
Duration 12 months
Fee HK$13,500
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

PT
Start 24 SEP 2019 (TUE)
Duration 1 year

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.

PT
Start To be advised
Duration 15 weeks
Fee HK$3,500
Pronunciation and Fluency 2 follows on from Pronunciation and Fluency 1, giving students further practice in the skills practised there. It will be suitable for students who have completed Pronunciation and Fluency 1, and also for new students as long as they have a knowledge of the phonemic chart.
PT
Start To be advised
Duration 15 weeks
Fee HK$3,500