General English Programmes and Short Courses - HKU SPACE. Explore our list or programmes for part-time and full-time.
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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 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 speak and write at a lower advanced level and be fluent and confident when communicating in English.
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Start 12 OCT 2021 (TUE)
Duration 30 weeks
Fee HK$7,000
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 12 OCT 2021 (TUE)
Duration 30 weeks
Fee HK$8,000
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 2021 (WED)
Duration 30 weeks
Fee HK$6,800
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 18 OCT 2021 (MON)
Duration 12 months
Fee HK$13,500
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 19 OCT 2021 (TUE)
Duration 30 weeks
Fee HK$6,700
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 19 OCT 2021 (TUE)
Duration 30 weeks
Fee HK$6,500
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 at a foundation level and be more confident when communicating in English. 
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Start 20 OCT 2021 (WED)
Duration 30 weeks
Fee HK$6,300
The Programme aims to help students become more accurate and fluent when communicating in English in the workplace.  Its goal is to equip students with essential business grammar and vocabulary so that they are confident when communicating with native and non-native speakers of English in their workplace.
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Start 23 OCT 2021 (SAT)
Duration 9 months
Fee HK$6,600
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