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.
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Start 15 NOV 2021 (MON)
Duration 1 year to 4 years
Fee HK$3,650
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.
 

The course will help you to:

  • build up a range of modern idioms and spoken expressions
  • develop effective listening strategies using texts and authentic materials
  • gain confidence through discussion, role-play and debate
  • progress towards naturally spoken English
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Start 15 NOV 2021 (MON)
Duration 15 weeks
Fee HK$3,650
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:
  •   recognise and correct common grammatical errors
  •   work out and apply grammar rules for yourself
  •   communicate correctly in both spoken and written English
  •   use a greater variety of structures with confidence

To benefit from the course, you should be prepared to participate fully in all exercise and activities.

PT
Start 17 NOV 2021 (WED)
Duration 15 weeks
Fee HK$3,650
The programme aims to equip students with the language skills in specific focused areas at a higher level of accuracy and appropriacy.
PT
Start 18 NOV 2021 (THU)
Duration 1 year to 4 years
Fee HK$3,650
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 18 NOV 2021 (THU)
Duration 15 weeks
Fee HK$3,650
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.
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Start 18 NOV 2021 (THU)
Duration 15 weeks
Fee HK$3,650

Effective Writing Skills 2 develops your language at a higher level than Effective Writing Skills 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 Effective Writing Skills 2 without doing Effective Writing Skills 1.

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Start 19 NOV 2021 (FRI)
Duration 15 weeks
Fee HK$3,650
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.
 
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Start 20 APR 2022 (WED)
Duration 15 weeks
Fee HK$3,650
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.
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Start To be advised
Duration 15 weeks
Fee To be advised.
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 To be advised.