Intermediate Cantonese (for non-Chinese speakers) - HKU SPACE: Chinese courses
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Intermediate Cantonese (for non-Chinese speakers)

Course Code
Application Code
Study mode
Start Date
To be advised
17 weeks
Course Fee

50 hours course. We target those learners who have completed a minimum of 50 hours of Cantonese study. This course is written for the learners who have acquired a basic knowledge of sentence patterns and tones. More essential vocabularies and sentence patterns will be introduced. Dialogue content in this course will focus on developing the ability to create longer conversation in order to express thoughts, habits in daily life.








Living environment and neighborhoods

Conversation with neighbours about living environment, more uses of adjectives, classifies and partitive nouns



Getting around – directions and distance

Use of location words and to describe location and distance



Talking about weather

Weather condition, use of do and do not expressions



Shopping and comparing things

Buying things in different places and ways of comparison



In the office

Telephone conversation  and  Social conversation



Describing people

Describing people’s physical appearance and personality




Conversation on dating, house warming and some colloquial expression 




Tradition of Chinese and Western Festival in Hong Kong



Summary and revision quiz

Intermediate Cantonese (for non-Chinese speakers) -
Application Code 1945-2244NW
Start Date 09 Sep 2021 (Thu)
Time 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Venue Room 1202, HKU SPACE Po Leung Kuk Stanley Ho Community College (HPSHCC) Campus, 66 Leighton Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

Days / Time
  • Thursday, 7:00pm - 10:00pm
  • 17 meeting(s)


3 hours x 16 meetings

Last meeting: 2 hours (with a short quiz)

50 hours in total

for English speakers

Course Fee
  • Course Fee : HK$6,900

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Enrolment Method
Payment Method
1. Cash, EPS, WeChat Pay Or Alipay

Course fees can be paid by cash, EPS, WeChat Pay or Alipay at any HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres.

2. Cheque Or Bank draft

Course fees can also be paid by crossed cheque or bank draft made payable to “HKU SPACE”. Please specify the programme title(s) for application and the applicant’s name.. You may either:

  • bring the completed form(s), together with the appropriate course or application fees in the form of a cheque, and any required supporting documents to any of the HKU SPACE enrolment centres;
  • or mail the above documents to any of the HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres, specifying  “Course Application” on the envelope.  HKU SPACE will not be responsible for any loss of payment sent by mail.
3. VISA/Mastercard

Applicants may also pay the course fee by VISA or Mastercard, including the “HKU SPACE Mastercard”, at any HKU SPACE enrolment centres. Holders of the HKU SPACE Mastercard can enjoy a 10-month interest-free instalment period for courses with a tuition fee worth a minimum of HK$2,000; however, the course applicant must also be the cardholder himself/herself. For enquiries, please contact our staff at any enrolment centres.

4. Online Payment

Online application / enrolment is offered for most open admission courses (course enrolled on first come, first served basis) and selected award-bearing programmes. Application fees and course fees of these programmes/courses can be settled by using "PPS by Internet" (not available via mobile phones), VISA or Mastercard. In addition to the aforesaid online payment channels, continuing students of award-bearing programmes, if their programmes offer online service, may also pay their course fees by Online WeChat Pay, Online Alipay and Faster Payment System (FPS). Please refer to Enrolment Methods - Online Enrolment  for details.


  • If the programme/course is starting within five working days, application by post is not recommended to avoid any delays. Applicants are advised to enrol in person at HKU SPACE Enrolement Centres and avoid making cheque payment under this circustance.
  • Fees paid are not refundable except under very exceptional circumstances (e.g. course cancellation due to insufficient enrolment), subject to the School’s discretion. In exceptional cases where a refund is approved, fees paid by cash, EPS, WeChat Pay, Alipay, cheque or PPS (for online payment only) will normally be reimbursed by a cheque, and fees paid by credit card will normally be reimbursed to the payment cardholder's credit card account.
  • In addition to the published fees, there may be additional costs associated with individual programmes. Please refer to the relevant course brochures or direct any enquiries to the relevant programme team for details.
  • Fees and places on courses cannot be transferrable from one applicant to another. Once accepted onto a course, the student may not change to another course without approval from HKU SPACE. A processing fee of HK$120 will be levied on each approved transfer.
  • Receipts will be issued for fees paid but HKU SPACE will not be repsonsible for any loss of receipt sent by mail.
  • For payment certification, please submit a completed form, a sufficiently stamped and self-addressed envelope, and a crossed cheque for HK$30 per copy made payable to "HKU SPACE" to any of our enrolment centres.