Main content start

LanguagesEnglishGeneral English

General English

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.

Subscribe e-connect
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.
PT
Start To be advised
Duration 60 weeks
Fee HK$8,000
SPACE General English Entrance Examination - Your Passport to SPACE General English Programme. All courses under the SPACE General English Programme have their own entry requirements. Applicants who do not meet the stated entry requirements have to take the SPACE General English Entrance Examination to determine the most appropriate tier they should enter.
PT
Start 21 OCT 2017 (SAT)
Duration 1 day
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 ALL FOUR modules at Diploma level leads to the SPACE Advanced Diploma in Business English Award.
PT
Start 03 MAR 2018 (SAT)
Duration 36 months
Fee HK$6,200
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.
PT
Start 23 OCT 2017 (MON)
Duration 30 weeks
Fee HK$6,300
This programme provides students with ample practice to become more fluent and confident when communicating in English in business contexts.
PT
Start 04 NOV 2017 (SAT)
Duration 9 months
Fee HK$6,500
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.
PT
Start 13 NOV 2017 (MON)
Duration 15 weeks
Fee HK$3,500
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:
PT
Start 14 NOV 2017 (TUE)
Duration 15 weeks
Fee HK$3,500
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 14 NOV 2017 (TUE)
Duration 1 year to 4 years
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 16 NOV 2017 (THU)
Duration 15 weeks
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 17 NOV 2017 (FRI)
Duration 15 weeks
Fee HK$3,500
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.
PT
Start 18 NOV 2017 (SAT)
Duration 15 weeks
Fee HK$3,500