At HKU SPACE, we design and offer courses to meet your goals for General English, Business English and English for the Professions. These range from 30 hours to 90 hours and cover a broad spectrum of levels.
Reasons to improve your English at HKU SPACE:
- Polish your interpersonal and career skills
- Learn to communicate ideas more effectively
- Interact confidently with overseas and English speaking people
- Fine-tune your presentations and writing to project better impressions
- Stay up to date by learning about current English use
- Sharpen your competitive edge in today's global workplace
biography, cycle stories, tragedy, and comedy.
The texts we will look at include the following:
Biography: The life of Jacob (Genesis 25:19 – 35:29)
Cycle story: Gideon’s story (Judges 6:1- 8:32)
Comedy: David and Abigail (I Samuel 24, 25)
The Book of Esther
Biography: The story of Aaron (Several chapters from Exodus and Numbers)
Cycle story: Samson’s story (Judges 13 – 16)
Tragedy: Samuel, Saul, and David (I Samuel 8:1 – 31:13)
This course is specifically designed for teachers and learners of English as a second language to improve their skills in generating written texts effectively and efficiently for academic, business and research purposes. It will use product-focused, process-oriented and genre-based approaches to help participants create writings that conform to academic and workplace conventions, rhetorical structures and genre features. The writing instructor will help students conduct rhetorical analysis of model texts in educational, vocational and research literature and scaffold them to write collaboratively and independently. Constructive feedback will be provided to individual writing products on content, structure and language.