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Welcome to our European Language website.

Our main languages are Spanish, French, German and Italian, but we do also offer courses in other languages such as Arabic, Greek, Latin, Polish, Portuguese, Russian and Turkish.

Our award bearing courses last either 60 or 120 hours and they are mostly award bearing courses, CEF certified, with final examinations, both written,  oral and listening.

Besides, we also have shorter courses of just 30 hours, more casual and non-exam based, such as courses for travellers or for beginners, courses in the mornings or during the weekends.

Finally, you can´t miss out on our fun workshops, such as Italian Fashion, Food and Drink, Cooking courses and our several cultural gatherings during the year for each of our main languages!

Our teachers are passionate and committed to the language learning and will guide you through your journey at HKU SPACE!

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This course is catered for advanced-level students of Italian who have already completed all the HKU SPACE Italian Certificate courses or equivalent elsewhere (480 hours). Students wish to keep practising the language in an interactive class environment, whilst at the same time learning more about the culture of the Italian-speaking world. They will be given opportunities to engage with authentic texts from magazines, newspapers, songs, TV, films etc. through discussion & group work. They will, as a result, improve oral communication skills & range of vocabulary. There will be a relaxed & supportive learning environment. The course is not exam-based.
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Start 06 MAR 2018 (TUE)
Duration 20 weeks
Fee HK$4,980
This programme can be taken upon successful completion of the Certificate in German (Introductory) or an equivalent programme of 110-130 hours. It enables students to consolidate language already learned and build on their grammar. As a result, students will feel increasingly confident in their communicative ability. By the end of the programme, students should be able to talk about topics such as families and friends, leisure activities, food and drink, past and future situations. They should also be able to understand the main ideas when listening and reading and write simple texts, e.g. postcards and emails.
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Start 03 MAR 2018 (SAT)
Duration 40 weeks
Fee HK$8,950
This course offers students an opportunity to practice and get familiar with the external examinations for Spanish language DELE, organised twice per year in Hong Kong. This is the external examination we are associated with for our students to obtain the CEF reimbursement at the end of the Certificate in Spanish (Introductory). Each session will focus on one of the 4 skills evaluated at level A.1 in the official exam: writing, reading, listening and speaking.
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Start To be advised
Duration 4 weeks
Fee HK$1,250
In this short weekend seminar participants will learn more about the language and culture of this country through its food and drink. They will see the connections between food and drink and the nation's people, traditions and geography. They will also learn some interesting facts about the cuisine as well as learning some basic expressions needed for eating out in a restaurant.
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Start To be advised
Duration 1 day
Fee HK$820
In this short weekend seminar, participants will learn more about the language and culture of these countries through their food and drink. They will see the connections between food and drink and the nations’ people, traditions and geography. They will also learn some interesting facts about the cuisine and some basic expressions needed for eating out in a restaurant. Small samples of Spanish typical “paella”, “sangria”, “wine” and “tapas” will be served and tasted together, in a nice atmosphere with Spanish folklore music and great ambiance provided by our native speaker teacher.
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Start To be advised
Duration 1 day
Fee HK$820
Italian cuisine and wines are celebrated the world over. They are also an integral part of Italian culture. This is a seminar in which participants can learn more about the Italian language and culture through its food and drink. They will see the connections between food and drink and the nation’s people, traditions and geography. They will also learn some interesting facts about the nation’s cuisine and some basic expressions needed for eating out in an Italian restaurant. Participants will be treated to a selection of images, films, texts, stories, recipes and music, and some fun quizzes and interactive tasks.
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Start To be advised
Duration 1 day
Fee HK$820
This course will be obviously based on helping students improving their oral skills within an A.2 level. The course will be very interactive, with guided conversations in pairs, group discussions, presentations, oral activities and several exercises to help students improve their oral skills. There will be a relaxed and supportive learning environment and the course will not be exam-based.
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Start To be advised
Duration 10 weeks
Fee HK$3,600
This course is for complete beginners who want to learn the language basics fast in a fun way. It’s also a good way to get a taste of the language before committing to a longer course. The emphasis is on speaking and listening, rather than on grammar. Participants will see how a little language can go a long, long way. Some of the topics include introductions, numbers, telling the time, asking for the way, eating out, shopping, booking a hotel room & dealing with communication problems. There will be a relaxed & supportive learning environment. The course will not be exam-based.
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Start To be advised
Duration 10 weeks
Fee HK$3,050
This course continues on from Beginners´ Latin & will be based principally on material from chapter 12 onwards in the textbook Latin via Ovid. The emphasis will be on developing a basic reading ability but with some oral work in addition. The course will also deal with cultural aspects of the ancient Roman world and of the continuing use of Latin in later centuries. PowerPoint presentations to be used are available at http://linguae.weebly.com/latin--greek.html by scrolling down to the heading `Teaching Aids for Latin via Ovid' . There will be a relaxed and supportive learning environment and the course is not exam-based.’
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Start To be advised
Duration 10 weeks
Fee HK$3,450
This course is for complete beginners who want to learn the language basics fast in a fun way. It’s also a good way to get a taste of the language before committing to a longer course. The emphasis is on speaking and listening, rather than on grammar. Participants will see how a little language can go a long, long way. Some of the topics include introductions, numbers, telling the time, asking for the way, eating out, shopping, booking a hotel room and dealing with communication problems. The language of instruction will be Spanish with a little English where necessary.
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Start To be advised
Duration 10 weeks
Fee HK$3,050