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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
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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 10 OCT 2017 (TUE)
Duration 12 months
Fee HK$13,500
The course provides a practical introduction to important theories and techniques of literary criticism.  Following the previous course format, and using a selection of short texts as examples, it covers at a basic level the fundamental theories of literary criticism and demonstrates how these ‘tools’ can be applied to provide useful insights into a range of genres.  The course will enable those with an interest in literature to approach and analyse different texts systematically and with confidence, using correct terminology and a sound theoretical approach.
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Start 07 OCT 2017 (SAT)
Duration 15 hours
Fee HK$2,800
The Certificate in Business English programme helps working professionals communicate accurately and effectively in spoken and written English in various business contexts. This is the entry level of the Advanced Diploma / Diploma in Business English programme.
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Start To be advised
Duration 3 months
Fee HK$4,400
The Certificate in Business English programme helps working professionals communicate accurately and effectively in spoken and written English in various business contexts. This is the entry level of the Advanced Diploma / Diploma in Business English programme.
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Start To be advised
Duration 3 months
Fee HK$4,400
This short course focuses on the strategies and language for producing effective emails for the workplace. In addition to practice on correct grammar, sentence structure, appropriate style and editing, lessons on email writing are centred on a variety of business writing contexts such as marketing, human resources or publicity. It is at a higher level builds their email writings on and enhances email writing skills learned there. However, as long as you meet the entry requirements, you can gain direct entry to Business Email Writing.
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Start To be advised
Duration 6 weeks
Fee HK$1,800
International Business Communication Skills is one of the modules* leading to the SPACE Diploma/Advanced Diploma in Business English Award. The module helps working professionals communicate accurately and effectively in English in various business contexts, by enabling them to:
• discuss language complexities found in international business situations; and
• communicate effectively in different cultural settings in the workplace.
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Start To be advised
Duration 20 weeks
Fee HK$6,200
The course provides opportunities for course participants to acquire knowledge of public speaking techniques, and practise public speaking and presentations for a variety of purposes and audiences. Topics include:
  • Delivering with an impact
  • Using body language with effect
  • Speaking with persuasiveness
  • Using techniques to engage listening audiences
  • Practising and critiquing speeches/presentations
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Start To be advised
Duration 10 weeks
Fee HK$4,200
Professional Business English through Case Studies is one of the modules* leading to the SPACE Diploma/Advanced Diploma in Business English Award. The module helps working professionals communicate accurately and effectively in English in various business contexts, by enabling them to:
• develop skills in critical reading and interpreting data in business case study readings;
• discuss solutions and suggest decisions in business situations; and
• write persuasively to convince business clients regarding complex problems and possible solutions in a business scenario.
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Start To be advised
Duration 20 weeks
Fee HK$6,200
Professional Written Communication Skills is one of the modules* leading to the SPACE Diploma/Advanced Diploma in Business English Award. The module helps working professionals communicate accurately and effectively in written English in various business contexts, by enabling them to:
• identify elements of good written communication demanded in different workplaces or industries;
• make use of good rhetoric, genre, design and visual presentation in a variety of professional writing situations; and
• apply principles of editing, revising and reflecting on one’s writings.
 
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Start To be advised
Duration 20 weeks
Fee HK$6,200
If you are taking the IELTS test and want to maximise your potential and chances of success, this 45-hour course provides you with essential exam strategies and valuable practice in key language areas. The course offers you invaluable practice and teacher guidance when completing test assignments. Timely feedback is available from the tutor, who is a native speaker of English.
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開課日期 待定
修業期 15個星期
課程費用 HK$4,100
Speak up! Get better results in the Hong Kong Diploma in Secondary Education (HKDSE) Examination. Face the HKDSE Oral Examination with confidence, develop keyskills and enhance strategies for exam success.
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Duration 6 weeks
Fee HK$1680