Certificate in English for Effective Communication

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Certificate in English for Effective Communication
Programme description
Programme requirements
Choosing the first courses to get started
Enquiries

Programme description

This programme provides students with a solid foundation in English language
proficiency with a focus on communicative effectiveness for the workplace and/or
for further study. Through their studies towards the Certificate, they will
develop the ability to read with understanding and to write clear, accurate and
effective English. Students will learn how to focus their listening skills and
to speak English convincingly and persuasively. They will also have the
opportunity to acquire an internationally recognised qualification in English
for study purposes – the IELTS test.

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Programme requirements

Students pursuing this programme must successfully complete 30 credits as
follows:

 
(a)

5 credits from courses:

Course code
(Click the course code for details)
Course titleCreditsLevel
ENGL
A090
English Speaking and Listening Skills5Pre-foundation
ENGL
E070
English for Post-secondary Study5Pre-foundation
BUS
B103
English and Communications for Business I5Foundation
(b)

25 credits from:

Course code
(Click the course code for details)
Course titleCreditsLevel
ENGL
E110
English for Effective Communication I: Listening and
Speaking
5Foundation
ENGL
E120
English for Effective Communication I: Reading and
Writing
5Foundation
ENGL
E200
English for Effective Communication II: Reading and
Writing
5Middle
ENGL
E205
Preparing for IELTS5Middle
ENGL
E210
English for Effective Communication II: Listening and
Speaking
5Middle

Credits gained from pre-foundation courses (i.e. ENGL A090 and ENGL E070) cannot
be counted towards degree or honours degree programmes.

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Choosing the first courses to get started

Students should start with one of the pre-foundation level (
ENGL A090 English Speaking and Listening Skills
, or ENGL E070 English for Post Secondary Study) or
foundation level
courses ( BUS B103 English and Communications for Business I,
ENGL E110 English for Effective Communication I: Listening and Speaking
and 
ENGL E120 English for Effective Communication I: Reading and Writing) before moving on to the
middle level courses such as ENGL E200,
ENGL E210 and ENGL E205. However, students should note that
the credits they gain from studying pre-foundation courses (
ENGL A090 and ENGL E070 ) cannot be counted towards degree
programmes.


Enquiries

For enquiries about the programmes, please contact:

Tel: 2768 5811 Email:
el_adm@hkmu.edu.hk

School of Education and Languages
website

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