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Certificate & Diploma Programmes

CP0292

Certificate in Spanish (Introductory)
西班牙語證書(初級)

Certificate & Diploma Programme Continuing Education Fund Reimbursable ProgrammeCEF Reimbursable Courses NO. : 24C08172-6
16 months part-time
Qualifications Framework Level:1
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Commencement : NOV 2018
Application Deadline : 26 SEP 2018
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Spanish supplemented with English

3411 1911

gpsjap@hkbu.edu.hk

Programme Features

This is a beginners’ programme designed to develop basic Spanish skills involving phonics, grammar patterns, simple vocabulary, basic sentence structures and oral expressions. These building blocks will help participants write simple sentences and establish social contacts in Spanish confidently.

This programme consists of four courses, totaling 120 hours.

 

 

Subject Code Course Title Hours
FLE1301

 

This course aims to give beginners a flavor of the Spanish language. Through the learning of phonics and pronunciation, basic grammar patterns and vocabulary, students will be able to interact in basic and general conversations (talking about personal information, origin, age, language, profession, address, physical description and personality, etc).

Details of the required textbook for the course will be sent to students via email before the class begins.

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FLE1302

This is the second course of the programme. The course is for learners who have completed Spanish I or have previously taken at least 30 hours of Spanish. The course continues to provide basic training in spoken and written Spanish. After the completion of the course, students should be able to interact in general conversations about common life topics such as family, household items, weather and city. Apart from providing extensive pronunciation and grammar practice, it goes one step deeper into the introduction of the Hispanic countries’ society and culture.

Details of the required textbook for the course will be sent to students via email before the class begins.

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FLE1303

 

The course is for learners who have completed Spanish II or have previously taken at least 60 hours of Spanish. The aim of this course is to provide students more training in spoken and written Spanish. After the completion of this course, students will reach a level of Spanish where they can interact in basic and general conversations about familiar topics such as shopping, travel and leisure time activities, and have an awareness of basic grammatical rules involved. Students will also learn more about Hispanic cultures and countries.

Details of the required textbook for the course will be sent to students via email before the class begins.

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FLE1304

 

The course is for learners who have completed Spanish III or have previously taken at least 90 hours of Spanish. After the completion of this course students should be able to use present and past tenses accurately and to use Spanish to communicate in daily conversations about a variety of topics such as daily routines, asking for favors, giving reasons and expressing preferences. This will help students move around in Spanish speaking countries, understand Spanish speaking peoples, their language and their rich cultural expressions.

Details of the required textbook for the course will be sent to students via email before the class begins.

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Certificate in Spanish (Intermediate) 
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 Certificate in Spanish (Introductory)

Students who have obtained a passing grade and satisfied the attendance requirement in each course will be awarded the Certificate in Spanish (Introductory).

Application Fee: HK$120 (non-refundable)
Tuition Fee: HK$7,680 (by four instalments)

Upon successful completion of the programme, students have to pass the benchmark test Diplomas de Español Como Lengua Extranjera (DELE) del Instituto Cervantes A1 examination for CEF reimbursement.

Please call 24-hour manned enquiry number at 3142 2277 or visit Continuing Education Fund website at www.wfsfaa.gov.hk/cef for information on eligibility of applicants, application/reimbursement procedures and benchmark test.


Click here for more info on the financial assistance available.

Code Time Venue
B

Saturday (2:30 pm-5:00 pm)

(Commencing Date: 10 November 2018)

Tsim Sha Tsui Learning Centre
C

Thursday (7:00 pm-9:30 pm)

(Commencing Date: 8 November 2018)

Tsim Sha Tsui Learning Centre

* In case of online application, please indicate your class preference in “Additional Information” column

More Spanish language short courses are available HERE.

  1. Completion of Form 3; OR
  2. *Aged 16 or above.
    *Application from young learners will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Applicants may submit application through (A) online system, or (B) hard-copy submission by mail or in-person.

 

(A) Application through online system

  1. Enter SCE Online Application System and fill in required data.
  2. Upload files of the following documents onto the system:
    1. proof for relevant academic qualifications and professional qualifications, e.g. certificate of public examinations (application for exemption should be submitted with supporting documents which include transcript/result slip, certificate and course syllabus);
    2. proof for relevant work experience (if any);
    3. any pertinent supporting documents; and
    4. a recent photograph (1.5” x 2”).
  3. Make payment for the application fee for admission (HK$120), and handling fee for exemption (HK$200 per course if applicable) through the Online Payment Gateway.

(B) Application through hard-copy submission

  1. Download and complete Application for Admission form (SCE-AF-002)
  2. Attach PHOTOCOPIES of the following documents:
    1. HKID card;
    2. proof for relevant academic qualifications and professional qualifications, e.g. certificate of public examinations (application for exemption should be submitted with supporting documents which include transcript/result slip, certificate and course syllabus);
    3. proof for relevant work experience (if any);
    4. any pertinent supporting documents.
  3. Attach two recent photographs (1.5” x 2”).
  4. Make payment for the application fee for admission (HK$120), and handling fee for exemption (HK$200 per course if applicable), in the form of a crossed cheque made payable to “Hong Kong Baptist University” with applicant’s name, contact number and programme name written at the back. Applicants who submit application in-person may make payment with cash or EPS.
  5. Complete set of application should be submitted either by-mail or in-person at the following address(es).

 

By-Mail

School of Continuing Education

Hong Kong Baptist University

2/F, Franki Centre, 320 Junction Road, Kowloon Tong

(Please mark the title of the programme applied on the envelope)  

In-Person

Kowloon Tong Campus Centre DLB Office

4/F, David C. Lam Building, Shaw Campus, Hong Kong Baptist University, 34 Renfrew Road, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon

 

Tsim Sha Tsui Learning Centre Office

6/F, 136A Nathan Road, Tsimshatsui, Kowloon

 

Counter Service Hours:

Mon-Fri: 9:00 am-8:00 pm

Sat: 9:00 am-4:00 pm

(Closed on Sun, Public Holidays and School Holidays)


Kowloon East Learning Centre Office

7/F, Millennium City 3, 370 Kwun Tong Road, Kowloon

 

Wan Chai Learning Centre Office

26/F, Wu Chung House, 213 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong

 

Counter Service Hours:

Mon-Fri: 12:00 pm-8:00 pm

Sat: 12:00 pm-4:00 pm

(Closed on Sun, Public Holidays and School Holidays)  

  • Applicants will be requested to present the HKID card and original copies of all credentials for verification. Those who submit application in-person may bring along the HKID card and original credentials for verification.
  • All fees paid are non-refundable.

  • All documents submitted together with the application form will not be returned to applicants.  For unsuccessful applications, the documents and forms will be destroyed and the electronic files will be deleted.
  • Notes to non-local applicants – Part-time certificate/diploma programmes are generally not considered by the Immigration Department for visa purposes. For a non-permanent Hong Kong resident, it is his/her responsibility to check whether he/she can take the programme before making application.

Students can apply for Credit Transfer/Exemption under the following conditions:

  1. Credit Transfer will be considered if students have completed (or are currently studying) the required courses offered by the School prior to admission to the programme. Courses concerned will be automatically transferred to the programme and supporting documents are not required.
  2. Exemption will be considered if students possess a demonstrated competence (e.g. passed relevant courses in public examinations or other institutes) equivalent to the learning outcomes of the course to be studied. Supporting documents such as course syllabuses, transcripts or certificates should be submitted.

The above request(s) should be submitted when applying for admission. Late application will not be considered. Courses that are being studied or pending for result/certificate should also be reported at the time of admission, followed by the submission of supporting documents for approval upon release of result/issuance of certificate.

Credit Transfer/Exemption will not be granted if such qualifications have not been reported during admission or if they are obtained after registration in the programme.

Remarks for Credit Transfer/Exemption are shown as below:

 

Course Remark Code Description
EX Course Exempted
TC Credit Transferred

Limitations for Credit Transfer/Exemption

For all Programmes of Levels 1 to 2, the maximum exemption and credit transfer is limited to half of the total number of programme hours. For all Programmes of Level 3 or above, the maximum exemption is limited to one quarter of the total number of programme hours, while the sum of exemption and credit transfer is still limited to half of the total number of programme hours. In the case that the number of hours of exempted and/or transferred credit course(s) (including the course(s) being studied) has exceeded the maximum allowance, students should submit explanations and approval will be granted at the School’s discretion.

 

Example 1 The Certificate in Spanish (Introductory) (Level 1 programme) requires student to complete four courses (120 hours in total). Application for Credit Transfer and Exemption should not exceed 60 hours.
Example 2 The Certificate in Jewellery Design & Production (Level 2 programme) requires student to complete six courses (180 hours in total). Application for Credit Transfer and Exemption should not exceed 90 hours.
Example 3 The Certificate in Marketing Studies (Level 3 programme) requires student to complete six courses (180 hours in total). Application for Credit Transfer and Exemption should not exceed 90 hours in total while the Exemption should not exceed 45 hours.
Example 4 The Advanced Diploma in Accounting (Level 4 programme) requires student to complete 16 courses (480 hours in total). Application for Credit Transfer and Exemption should not exceed 240 hours in total while the Exemption should not exceed 120 hours.

Applicants may refer to the Exemption List for reference.

日期: 2018年9月18日(星期二)
時間: 下午7時至8時
地點: 尖沙咀彌敦道136號A 5樓
課程: 商業英語傳意證書 / 韓語證書 / 西班牙語證書
講者: 張玉敏女士(學術統籌主任)
查詢: 3411 1911
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The above information is for reference only. The School reserves the right to make alterations or to cancel any class/programme without prior notice. Students are advised to follow the requirements listed in the course information distributed on admission.