Intensive English Refresher - HKU SPACE: English courses
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Intensive English Refresher

Course Code
Application Code
Study mode
Start Date
To be advised
Next intake(s)
July 2021
5 weeks and 30 hours
Course Fee
This is a short summer intensive course for Foundation and Introductory level learners who want to consolidate their skills before moving on to a higher level course.

Interested applicants, please register online, or call 2975 5741 for details.

Intensive English Refresher is a 30-hour summer course designed to provide English language practice and enhance students' confidence in using English. Lessons will help students cope with language tasks required of students enrolled in lower-intermediate to intermediate courses in SPACE General English series.

Topics covered in this course include:

  • Essential elements of grammar: a review
  • Tenses; active & passive voice; verb structures
  • Sentence structures – simple; compound; complex
  • Pronunciation practice
  • Reading practice
  • Analysis of common errors - spoken and written
  • Analysis of fundamental differences between Chinese and English

For more comprehensive information about SPACE English services, please visit:

Notes to Applicants
  • The minimum entry requirements (as below).  Applicants failing to meet the entry requirements may not have the chance to continue with the course.  Those who apply online should submit your supporting documents by email to Mr Shawn Mui,
  • Applications will be accepted on a first come, first served basis.
  • Unless any change is made to the advertised details, we will not issue joining instructions. If your application is accepted, you should go to the first session of the class at the time and place shown.
  • No refunds or transfers to a different class will be approved.
Intensive English Refresher -
Application Code 1840-1325NW
Time Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:45 pm - 9:45 pm
Venue Kowloon Side

Days / Time
  • Tue, Thu, 6:45pm - 9:45pm
  • 10 meeting(s)
  • 3 hours per meeting

Students currently enrolled in and about to complete the Certificate in General English (Foundation) / Certificate in General English (Introductory) classes are eligible to take this course.

Applicants can apply online or at any of the SPACE Enrolment Centres by bringing along these documents:

  1. a completed course application form (SF 26), with fee payment; and
  2. a copy of course receipt or letter of completion of your Certificate in General English (Foundation) / Certificate in General English (Introductory) / any one module of SPACE Certificate in English Language Skills (Introductory):  Active Grammar 1 / Effective Writing Skills 1 / Speaking and Listening 1 / Pronunciation and Fluency 1 / Vocabulary Enhancement 1; or equivalent.

Those who apply online should provide your supporting document(s) as email attachment(s) after your submission of online application.  The email should be sent to Mr Shawn Mui, and marked "Application for Intensive English Refresher" in the subject line.

Interested candidates who think they are eligible can take the  SPACE English Course Entrance Examination or contact Mr Shawn Mui at 

Course Fee
  • Course Fee : HK$3,200

Application Form Download Application Form

Enrolment Method
By Post / In Person

Applicants are required to complete the Application for Enrolment Form SF26.  Either take or post the completed form, along with the appropriate course fee and supporting documents, to any of the HKU SPACE enrolment centres.

Payment Method
1. Cash or EPS

Course fees can be paid by cash or EPS at any HKU SPACE enrolment counters.

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 applicant’s name. You may either:

  • bring the completed form(s), together with the appropriate course fees in the form of a cheque, and 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

The course fees of all open admission courses (course enrolled on first come, first served basis) and selected award-bearing programmes can be settled by using PPS via the Internet. Applicants may also pay the relevant course fees by VISA or MasterCard online. Please refer to the Online Services page on the School website.

  1. For general and short courses, applicants may be required to pay the course fee in cash or by EPS, Visa or MasterCard if the course is to start shortly.
  2. 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, 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Fees and places on courses cannot be transferred 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 approved transfers.
  5. Receipts will be issued for fees paid but HKU SPACE will not be responsible for any loss of receipt sent by mail.
  6. For additional copies of receipts, please send a stamped, self-addressed envelope with a completed form and a crossed cheque for HK$30 per copy made payable to ‘HKU SPACE’. Such copies will only normally be issued at the end of a course.
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