Courses are academic classes taught by qualified instructors that are intended to enhance participant’s knowledge of a given area or training in a particular discipline. Courses vary broadly in terms of length, size, content and duration.
To ensure non-native English speakers have the language skills needed to study at the college level, students can complete an academic English program. These programs allow for in-depth study of the language to help students develop their communication skills.
Hong Kong, found on the south coast of China, the country is one of the two Special Administrative Regions in the Republic of China. Hong Kong's higher education is placed in the England’s structure as well as international systems. It is managed by the country's Education Bureau.
Top Courses in Academic English in Hong Kong 2019
English Training Lounge - The International Baccalaureate® (IB): Middle Years (MY), Career Related Program (CP) & Diploma Program (DP) support courses and tuition.[+]
English Training Lounge - The International Baccalaureate® (IB): Middle Years (MY), Career Related Program (CP) & Diploma Program (DP) support courses and tuitionInternational Baccalaureate Middle Years, (MY) Program support and tuition
'The MY Program is a challenging framework that encourages students to make practical connections between their studies and the real world.' (Taken from the IBO website). The MY, Middle Years program is a five-year program of secondary education for 11 to 16-year-olds. Students who complete the MY program are well-prepared to undertake the IB Diploma Program (DP), Career-related Program (CP) or even the UK Curriculum A, Level course. The MY Program curriculum The MY Program curriculum framework consists of eight subject groups, providing a broad yet balanced educational curriculum for secondary/high school students between the ages of 11 to 16 years old. The MYP requires at least 50 hours of teaching time for each subject group, in each year of the program. In the final two years of the program, carefully-defined subject group flexibility allows students to meet local requirements and personal learning goals. The 8 subject groups:... [-]
English for Specific Purposes (ESP) is a learner-centred approach to teaching English that focuses on developing communicative competence in a specific area such as: accounting, aviation, business, IT, teaching, engineering, medicine and so on. [+]
English for Specific Purposes (ESP) is a learner-centered approach to teaching English that focuses on developing communicative competence in a specific area such as: accounting, aviation, business, IT, teaching, engineering, medicine and so on. Learners are also exposed to English workplace cultural terminologies and real world English skills practice.
ESP programmes are different from general English language courses as they tend to focus on specific areas and needs:Designed to meet the specific needs of the learners Related in content (themes and topics) to particular disciplines or occupations Use authentic work-specific documents and materials Promote cultural awareness and seeks to improve intercultural competency Deliver intermediate and advanced level language training ... [-]