Language Enhancement Courses

English Language Enhancement Courses

A series of courses are offered for both full-time and part-time degree students. They aim to prepare students for job applications and enhance students' academic writing skills / overall English proficiency. These courses include:

2020 June courses

Course Title Schedule
EEP124 English Translation of Taboos and Obscenities 2 June 2020
EEP126 Writing Job Application Letters and Post-interview Thank You Letters in English 5 June 2020
EEP127 Writing Winning Résumés in English 12 June 2020
EEP134 Use of English for Travelling in English-speaking Countries 26 June 2020

2020 May courses

Course Title Schedule
EEP119 Improving Your Reading Skills 8 May 2020
EEP117 The Secrets of English Connected Speech 15 May 2020
EEP125 Enhancing Your Word Power For Communication 22 May 2020
EEP123 English Colloquial Expressions in A Bilingual Society 29 May 2020

2020 April courses

Course Title Schedule
EEP116 Pronouncing Common Words and Place Names in English 24 April 2020

2020 January courses

Course Title Schedule
EEP132 Writing A Persuasive Personal Statement for Graduate School Application 10 January 2020
EEP133 Writing Letters of Requests and Complaints and The Most Common Language Problems 16 January 2020
EEP103 Writing Varied Sentence Patterns in Academic Contexts 17 January 2020

2019 December courses

Course Title Schedule
EEP121 10 Common Grammatical and Pronunciation Problems Made by Learners in Hong Kong 17 December 2019

2019 November courses

Course Title Schedule
EEP118(A) Perfecting Your Essays with Advanced Academic English I: Writing Complex Phrases 9 December 2019
EEP118(B) Perfecting Your Essays with Advanced Academic English II: Writing Complex Phrases 11 December 2019
EEP102 Avoiding Sentence Fragments in Academic Writing 29 November 2019

2019 October courses

Course Title Schedule
EEP101 Enhancing Vocabulary for Academic Writing 18 October 2019
EEP122 Practical Steps to Summarise and Synthesise Ideas 22 & 24 October 2019

2019 September and Early October courses

Course Title Schedule
EEP114(A) Writing An Effective Abstract and Conclusion for Your Dissertation/ Final Year Project 16 September  2019
EEP115 Essentials of An Effective Oral Presentation 18 September 2019
EEP114(B) Mastery of Key Academic Word Features 24 Spetember 2019
EEP114(C) Mastery of Key Academic Grammatical Features I: Passive Voice, Softeners, and Present Perfect Constructions 26 Spetember 2019
EEP114(D) Mastery of Key Academic Grammatical Features II: Connecting Devices, Hypothetical Usage, and Rhetorical Questions 3 October 2019
EEP120 "30 Typical Grammatical Problems Made by Hong Kong Tertiary Students" 8 October 2019