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Upskilling for Workplace English and Chinese
職場進階雙語運用

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Course Features

This course features 3 business communication genres and 2 language skills in both Chinese and English. It comprises various forms of learning activities and is conducted in online synchronous and asynchronous modes.

  • Business correspondence and report writing;
  • Oral negotiation for agreement in the workplace;
  • Online synchronous tutorials and guest talk via Zoom;
  • Online asynchronous video lectures, case study analysis and self-directed learning tasks via online learning platform.

 

Course Objectives

The course is designed to enable students to enhance their English and Chinese language proficiency in the workplace. Through a variety of learning activities such as lectures and tutorials, guest talk, case study analysis and self-directed learning tasks, students will be able to grasp the nuances of how the English and Chinese languages can be best used at the workplace in order to communicate at a proficient level.

  1. HKDSE Level 2 English and Chinese; or
  2. HKCEE Grade E English and Chinese; or
  3. Higher Diploma / Associate Degree; or
  4. IELTS Band 5.5 (Academic); or
  5. National College Entrance Examination (NCEE) (Gaokao) 300; or
  6. Passed the CIE entrance written test
Module Key Topics No. of Lessons Hours/ Lesson Total Contact Hours

Module 1

Writing business correspondence

  • Organising letters, emails and memorandums
  • Discussing business-related scenarios
  • Responding to requests
  • Handling negative and persuasive messages
  • Refining tone and tact
Asynchronous video lectures & online self-directed learning platform (FutureLearn) 1-2 hours 6.5 hours
Synchronous online tutorials 2 hours 6 hours

Module 2

Report writing

  • Describing situations
  • Resolving problems
  • Making recommendations
Asynchronous video lectures & online self-directed learning platform (FutureLearn) 1-2 hours 2 hours
Synchronous online tutorials 2 hours 4 hours

Module 3

Oral negotiation for agreement

  • Stating positions and outlining goals
  • Clarifying expectations and interpretations
  • Giving concessions
  • Clinching the deal
Asynchronous video lectures & online self-directed learning platform (FutureLearn) 1.5-2 hours 5.5 hours
Synchronous online tutorials 2 hours 6 hours

Total: 8 lessons

Total: 30 hrs

(real time:16hrs; self-directed learning: 14 hrs)

Course Code Commencement Date Date and Time

06OWL1001A

2 July 2022 (Sat)

Synchronous online tutorials

1.     02-07-2022 10:30-12:30

2.     09-07-2022 10:30-12:30

3.     16-07-2022 10:30-12:30

4.     23-07-2022 10:30-12:30

5.     30-07-2022 10:30-12:30

6.     06-08-2022 10:30-12:30

7.     13-08-2022 10:30-12:30

8.     20-08-2022 10:30-12:30

(Total: 16 hrs)

Self-directed Learning

2 hours per week

(Total: 14 hrs)

 

English & Cantonese

70% attendance of online classes together with 70% completion of course content on the FutureLearn platform.

Students who have obtained a passing grade and satisfied the attendance requirement in the course will be awarded the certificate.

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

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)  

About Enrolment

Email: siufun@hkbu.edu.hk

Tel: 3411 1959

 

About the Course

Email: wmlam@hkbu.edu.hk

Tel: 3411 3035

Online teaching via Zoom; and self-directed learning supported by FurtureLearn

Class participation and assignments

1 May 2022 to 24 June 2022

Tuition Fee: $3,500 (group of 5 persons or above @$3,000 per person)

日期: 2022年5月23日(星期一)
時間: 晚上7時30分
地點:

課程簡介會將透過 Zoom在線進行

登記: 請電郵至 siufun@hkbu.edu.hk

查詢:

3411 1959

Upskilling for Workplace English and Chinese

IMPORTANT NOTES

  1. All students and staff entering HKBU Campuses (including SCE Learning Centres) must follow the vaccination requirements of Vaccine Pass. For details, please refer to [the Vaccine Pass Requirements for Campus Access].
  2. All classes will be delivered face-to-face in 2022 Summer Term. However, the School reserves the right to switch to online or mixed mode teaching in accordance with the latest development of the COVID-19 pandemic situation.