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 Venue Hours
1 L01 16 Dec 2019 (Mon) 10:00-13:00 WYL101 12
L02 18 Dec 2019 (Wed) 10:00-13:00 NABUG09
L03 20 Dec 2019 (Fri) 10:00-13:00 NAB117
L04 21 Dec 2019 (Sat) 10:00-13:00 NABUG09
2 L05 23 Dec 2019 (Mon) 10:00-13:00 NABUG09 12
L06 27 Dec 2019 (Fri) 10:00-13:00 NABUG11
L07 28 Dec 2019 (Sat) 10:00-13:00 NABUG11
L08 28 Dec 2019 (Sat) 14:00-17:00 NABUG11
3 L09 30 Dec 2019 (Mon) 10:00-13:00 NABUG11 12
L10 30 Dec 2019 (Mon) 14:00-17:00 NABUG11
L11 3 Jan 2020 (Fri) 10:00-13:00 NABUG11
L12 4 Jan 2020 (Sat) 10:00-13:00 NABUG11
4 L13 6 Jan 2020 (Mon) 10:00-13:00 NABUG09 9
L14 8 Jan 2020 (Wed) 10:00-13:00 NABUG09
L15 10 Jan 2020 (Fri) 10:00-13:00 NABUG09
  Total Hours: 45

Venue

New Academic BlockLingnan University

Medium of Instruction

English

Tuition Fee

HK$6,000

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

Enquiries

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