The purpose of the course is to meet the requests from some students who have attended BEE and BEET for more coaching to attain the proficiency they seek in consistently speaking with a Standard English Accent. Most of the time will be spent in such coaching to further improvement in students’ accents.
Little additional theory will be presented than was offered in BEE and BEET, but there will be the scope to respond to relevant expressions by students of interest in particular topics (e.g. legal, academic, business, media and educational pronunciation issues).
For individual attention to each student throughout the course, the class size will be kept to a maximum of 10 students. As places are limited, student admission will be on a first come, first served basis.
About the Trainer
Mr Peter Brokenshire, British English elocution and accent reduction trainer, was raised in Malaya and educated in England. He graduated in Classics (Latin and Ancient Greek) and joined the British Army, first in the infantry and then as an intelligence analyst, and met his wife in Hong Kong in 1982. He was then self-employed in sales and IT, and gained a BSc in Natural Sciences and an MSc in e-Commerce. He then worked for the Department for Transport in IT procurement, negotiating and managing large data management, IT services and software development contracts. In 2012 he returned to the Far East and teaches English and elocution in various tertiary education institutes in China and Hong Kong. His interests include languages, history, natural sciences and fish keeping.
Students will be impressed by his sense of humour and dynamic teaching methods.
This short course is designed for advanced English speakers who wish to undertake more instruction, practice and evaluation following British English Elocution and British English Elocution for Teachers. Students will typically be employed or possess an interest in journalism, public relations, marketing, media and communications and education, but motivated applicants in all fields will be considered. The determined student should finish with a more proficient Standard English accent.
You may also be interested in the following courses:
- Stylistic Analysis: Insight into the Subtle Delivery of Meaning
- British English Elocution
- British English Elocution for Teachers
- Advanced Public Speaking and Presentation Skills
15 hours (5 workshops x 3 hours each; once per week)
|British English Elocution (3)
|04 May 2024 (Sat)
|10:00 am - 1:00 pm
|HKU SPACE Po Leung Kuk Stanley Ho Community College (HPSHCC) Campus
|Mr. Peter Brokenshire
Fee & Entry Requirements
- Course Fee : HK$3,200
Applicants must have attended British English Elocution (Course Code GENG9120) or British English Elocution for Teachers (Course Code GENG9100).
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