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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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The 60-hour course (30 lessons x 2) is designed for beginners or ‘false’ beginners who seek English refresher and enhance their abilities. The course aims to help students revise and address common grammar and pronunciation problems, widen vocabulary and practise oral communication. Students are expected to increase in confidence when using English on course completion. 
 
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Start 13 JAN 2018 (SAT)
Duration 30 weeks
Fee HK$5,000
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.
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Start 12 APR 2018 (THU)
Duration 15 weeks
Fee HK$3,500
The Certificate in Business English programme helps working professionals communicate accurately and effectively in spoken and written English in various business contexts. This is the entry level of the Advanced Diploma / Diploma in Business English programme, comprising two 45-hour modules, which can be taken as standalone courses with no commitment to complete the entire programme.

Module 1:  Modern Business Writing Skills
Module 2:  Modern Business Oral Skills
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Start 07 MAR 2018 (WED)
Duration 12 months
Fee HK$4,400
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 10 MAR 2018 (SAT)
Duration 30 weeks
Fee HK$8,000
The programme provides students with practice in 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 language texts. Upon successful completion of the programme, students are expected to speak and write at an intermediate level and be fluent and confident when communicating in English.
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Start 13 MAR 2018 (TUE)
Duration 30 weeks
Fee HK$6,500
The programme provides students with practice in introductory 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 at an introductory level and be confident when communicating in English.
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Start 13 MAR 2018 (TUE)
Duration 30 weeks
Fee HK$6,300
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 14 MAR 2018 (WED)
Duration 30 weeks
Fee HK$6,100
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 15 MAR 2018 (THU)
Duration 30 weeks
Fee HK$6,700
Vocabulary Enhancement 1 recognises that having a good vocabulary is essential for confident communication. Its main aim, therefore, is to boost your confidence, particularly in the skills of speaking and listening, by helping you to remember vocabulary and use it in context.
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Start 02 APR 2018 (MON)
Duration 15 weeks
Fee HK$3,500

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.

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Start 02 APR 2018 (MON)
Duration 15 weeks
Fee HK$3,400