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General English

Wouldn't it be fun to improve your English so that you can communicate with interesting people from other countries, travel more easily, access the millions of pages in English on the web, appreciate films, or simply impress people around you? The HKU SPACE General English Courses should help you achieve such goals.

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Professional Written Communication Skills is one of the modules* leading to the SPACE Diploma/Advanced Diploma in Business English Award. The module helps working professionals communicate accurately and effectively in written English in various business contexts, by enabling them to:
• identify elements of good written communication demanded in different workplaces or industries;
• make use of good rhetoric, genre, design and visual presentation in a variety of professional writing situations; and
• apply principles of editing, revising and reflecting on one’s writings.
 
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Start 11 SEP 2018 (TUE)
Duration 20 weeks
Fee HK$6,200
Report Writing and Presentation Skills is one of the modules* leading to the SPACE Diploma/Advanced Diploma in Business English Award. The module helps working professionals communicate accurately and effectively in English in various business contexts, by enabling them to:
• organise information and write effective business reports in English; and
• present ideas convincingly to a professional audience in a formal oral presentation.
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Start 05 SEP 2018 (WED)
Duration 20 weeks
Fee HK$6,200
Modern Business Oral Skills is one of the two compulsory modules leading to the HKU SPACE Certificate in Business English award.  The module covers:
  • Effective telephone skills
  • Presentation language
  • Asking and handling questions
  • Meeting language
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Start 08 SEP 2018 (SAT)
Duration 15 weeks
Fee HK$4,400
This daytime English course helps senior secondary school students sharpen their edge by providing a safe and nourishing English-speaking environment for heightening their English language skills in reading, writing, speaking, listening and presenting. Lessons are aimed at developing students’ language potential to the full and expanding their knowledge of test-taking skills and strategies for various internal and external examination assessments.
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Start To be advised
Duration 20 weeks
Fee HK$3,600
This programme develops competency in concise writing, and effective meeting and negotiation skills. Students learn to be better communicators through extensive practice in workplace correspondence, report writing, formal presentation and communication in international business contexts. Completion of the first TWO modules at Diploma level leads to the SPACE Diploma in Business English Award.
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Start 05 SEP 2018 (WED)
Duration 24 months
Fee HK$6,200
The Advanced General English course helps students who have successfully completed the Diploma in General English to further consolidate their language skills in preparation of their promotion to the Advanced Diploma in General English programme.
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Start To be advised
Duration 20 weeks
Fee HK$6,600
This 45-hour course helps learners improve their English listening, and, therefore, their speaking skills in an active and lively setting.  A wide variety of authentic and semi-authentic listening materials from intermediate gradually progressing to upper intermediate level will be used.
 
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Start To be advised
Duration 15 weeks
Fee HK$3,500
The programme aims to equip students with advanced English linguistic knowledge and skills through language practice in student-centred 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 communicate proficiently in English.
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Start 15 OCT 2018 (MON)
Duration 30 weeks
Fee HK$8,000
The programme provides students with practice in fundamental 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 English texts. Upon successful completion of the programme, students are expected to speak and write English at a foundation level and be more confident when communicating in English.
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Start 22 OCT 2018 (MON)
Duration 30 weeks
Fee HK$6,100
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 communicate in English with more confidence.
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Start 14 OCT 2018 (SUN)
Duration 30 weeks
Fee HK$6,900