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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 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.
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Start 23 SEP 2017 (SAT)
Duration 3 months
Fee HK$4,400
International Business 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 English in various business contexts, by enabling them to:
• discuss language complexities found in international business situations; and
• communicate effectively in different cultural settings in the workplace.
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Start 22 SEP 2017 (FRI)
Duration 20 weeks
Fee HK$6,200
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 13 NOV 2017 (MON)
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.
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Start 26 SEP 2017 (TUE)
Duration 12 months
Fee HK$13,500
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 13 OCT 2017 (FRI)
Duration 30 weeks
Fee HK$6,700
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 2017 (SAT)
Duration 30 weeks
Fee HK$6,900
This programme provides students with ample practice to become more fluent and confident when communicating in English in business contexts.
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Start 14 OCT 2017 (SAT)
Duration 9 months
Fee HK$6,500
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 2017 (SUN)
Duration 60 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 21 OCT 2017 (SAT)
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 21 OCT 2017 (SAT)
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 21 OCT 2017 (SAT)
Duration 30 weeks
Fee HK$6,100