English Language Enhancement Course: Preparation for IELTS (For Master Programme Students of Lingnan University)

Programmes Objective

Course Code
PP01

This course targets postgraduate candidates who have reached an IELTS overall band score of 6.0 or equivalent.  It is intended to stretch stronger students and enhance their language skills overall to prepare themselves for their postgraduate studies.  It adopts a communicative learning approach with a strong emphasis on practice.

This course aims to advance students’ academic English through intensive practices in an interactive English learning environment.  It also helps prepare students for their postgraduate studies in Hong Kong.

Learning Outcomes

The successful completion of this course indicates that you, the learner, have reliably demonstrated through successful examinations and assignments the ability to:
  • identify opinions and attitudes, and state purposes of speakers;
  • develop an argument, understand inferences and implied meaning;
  • speak at length on a given topic using appropriate language and organising ideas coherently;
  • express and justify opinions, and analyse, discuss and speculate about issues;
  • read academic journal articles efficiently and identify the main points to make a valid critique of the ideas suggested;
  • write a well-grounded discursive or opinion essay with real evidence paraphrased;
  • listen for main ideas, specific factual information, attitude and speakers’ opinion; and
  • actualize their academic English language skills and gain satisfactory scores from the listening, speaking, reading and writing assessments.

Programme Content

1. ELE class 2312B  (45-hr)
Session 
 
Date 
 
Time  Venue 

 
20 Feb 2024 (TUE)  18:30 to 21:30  TBC

 
21 Feb 2024 (WED)  18:30 to 21:30  TBC

 
27 Feb 2024 (TUE)  18:30 to 21:30  TBC

 
28 Feb 2024 (WED)  18:30 to 21:30  TBC

 
5 Mar 2024 (TUE)  18:30 to 21:30  TBC

 
6 Mar 2024 (WED)  18:30 to 21:30  TBC

 
12 Mar 2024 (TUE)  18:30 to 21:30  TBC

 
13 Mar 2024 (WED)  18:30 to 21:30  TBC

 
19 Mar 2024 (TUE)  18:30 to 21:30  TBC
10 
 
20 Mar 2024 (WED)  18:30 to 21:30  TBC
11 
 
26 Mar 2024 (TUE)  18:30 to 21:30  TBC
12 
 
27 Mar 2024 (WED)  18:30 to 21:30  TBC
13 
 
2 Apr 2024 (TUE)  18:30 to 21:30  TBC
14 
 
3 Apr 2024 (WED)  18:30 to 21:30  TBC
15 
 
9 Apr 2024 (TUE)  18:30 to 21:30  TBC
 
2. ELE class 2313B  (45-hr)
Session 
 
Date 
 
Time  Venue 

 
17 Feb 2024 (SAT) 
 
9:30 to 12:30  TBC

 
17 Feb 2024 (SAT)  13:30 to 16:30  TBC

 
24 Feb 2024 (SAT)  9:30 to 12:30  TBC

 
24 Feb 2024 (SAT)  13:30 to 16:30  TBC

 
9 Mar 2024 (SAT)  9:30 to 12:30  TBC

 
9 Mar 2024 (SAT)  13:30 to 16:30  TBC

 
16 Mar 2024 (SAT)  9:30 to 12:30  TBC

 
16 Mar 2024 (SAT)  13:30 to 16:30  TBC

 
23 Mar 2024 (SAT)  9:30 to 12:30  TBC
10 
 
23 Mar 2024 (SAT)  13:30 to 16:30  TBC
11 
 
6 Apr 2024 (SAT)  9:30 to 12:30  TBC
12 
 
6 Apr 2024 (SAT)  13:30 to 16:30  TBC
13 
 
13 Apr 2024 (SAT)  9:30 to 12:30  TBC
14 
 
13 Apr 2024 (SAT)  13:30 to 16:30  TBC
15 
 
20 Apr 2024 (SAT)  9:30 to 12:30  TBC
 

3. ELE class 2309B  (45-hr)
Session Date Time Venue
1 18 Dec 2023 (MON) 14:00 to 17:00 TBC
2 19 Dec 2023 (TUE) 14:00 to 17:00 TBC
3 20 Dec 2023 (WED) 14:00 to 17:00 TBC
4 21 Dec 2023 (THU) 14:00 to 17:00 TBC
5 22 Dec 2023 (FRI) 14:00 to 17:00 TBC
6 27 Dec 2023 (WED) 14:00 to 17:00 TBC
7 28 Dec 2023 (THU) 14:00 to 17:00 TBC
8 29 Dec 2023 (FRI) 14:00 to 17:00 TBC
9 2 Jan 2024 (TUE) 14:00 to 17:00 TBC
10 3 Jan 2024 (WED) 14:00 to 17:00 TBC
11 4 Jan 2024 (THU) 14:00 to 17:00 TBC
12 5 Jan 2024 (FRI) 14:00 to 17:00 TBC
13 8 Jan 2024 (MON) 14:00 to 17:00 TBC
14 9 Jan 2024 (TUE) 14:00 to 17:00 TBC
15 10 Jan 2024 (WED) 14:00 to 17:00 TBC

Venue

Lingnan Institute of Further Education
Lau Chung Him Building, Lingnan University, Tuen Mun, New Territories, Hong Kong

Application Procedures

Students need to enroll on the course through their relevant department.

Fee

HK$6,900 (45 hours); 
HK$2,400 (15 hours)

Completion Requirement

At least 80% attendance and a pass in assessments.