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

Course Objective

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.

About the Course

Commencement Date: 16 December 2019, Monday

(For application, please approach your Programme Office)
Week  Lesson Date  Time  Class 1 Venue Class 2 Venue Hours
1 L01 16 Dec 2019 (Mon) 10:00-13:00 NAB 109 NAB110 12
L02 18 Dec 2019 (Wed) 10:00-13:00 NAB UG09 NAB110
L03 20 Dec 2019 (Fri) 10:00-13:00 NAB 117 NAB110
L04 21 Dec 2019 (Sat) 10:00-13:00 NABUG09 NABUG10
2 L05 23 Dec 2019 (Mon) 10:00-13:00 NABUG09 NAB110 12
L06 27 Dec 2019 (Fri) 10:00-13:00 NAB UG11 NAB110
L07 28 Dec 2019 (Sat) 10:00-13:00 NAB UG11 NABUG10
L08 28 Dec 2019 (Sat) 14:00-17:00 NAB UG11 NABUG10
3 L09 30 Dec 2019 (Mon) 10:00-13:00 NAB UG11 NAB110 12
L10 30 Dec 2019 (Mon) 14:00-17:00 NAB UG11 NAB110
L11 3 Jan 2020 (Fri) 10:00-13:00 NAB UG11 NAB110
L12 4 Jan 2020 (Sat) 10:00-13:00 NAB UG11 NABUG10
4 L13 6 Jan 2020 (Mon) 10:00-13:00 NABUG09 NABUG10 9
L14 8 Jan 2020 (Wed) 10:00-13:00 NABUG09 NAB110
L15 10 Jan 2020 (Fri) 10:00-13:00 NABUG09 NABUG10
  Total Hours: 45


New Academic BlockLingnan University

Medium of Instruction


Tuition Fee


Admission Requirement

  • Master Programme Students of Lingnan University
  • IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent

Completion Requirement

At least 80% attendance and a pass in assessments


Tel.:2616 7255 
Email: LLPD@LN.edu.hk
Website: http://life.ln.edu.hk/llp/IELTS