Presentation on theme: "The English Language Centre (ELC) 1.Credit Bearing Subjects 2.English Enhancement 3.Self Study 4.Speaking and Writing support 5.Clubs."— Presentation transcript:
The English Language Centre (ELC) 1.Credit Bearing Subjects 2.English Enhancement 3.Self Study 4.Speaking and Writing support 5.Clubs
Why do extra English??? Easier study Better overall grades More travel and exchange opportunities Better jobs Access to global knowledge and relationships More $$$$$$$ $
Why?? Because…. Over 700 million people speak English as a foreign language.
More than half the worlds scientific and technical writing is in English
80% of information stored in the world's computers is in English
Three-quarters of the world's mail, telexes and cables are in English
English Language Enhancement Programme ELEP Speaking Reading Listening Writing Boost your English in a language area
Or negotiate your own syllabus Intro English through the News English through Literature Boost your English in an interest area
Centre for Independent Language Learning CILL ELC - Room A305 Monday to Friday: 8:30 - 20:30 Saturday: 9:00 - 12:00 Learning materials, videos, computer access, sofas, games, teachers and more!
Raise your voice in Speaking Assistance Programme SAP 4-5 students + 1 teacher flexible times your choice of topic/focus
Sharpen your writing with Writing Assistance Programme WAP 1 student + 1 teacher Flexible times Work on your writing
English Club social club run by students for students use real English meet international students activities include: Big Mouth Corner, study tours and lots more… Clubs:
Drama Club Develop your confidence Develop your English Develop friendships
Clubs PolyU International Film Society (PIFS) watch a range of international films participate in post-viewing discussion
Clubs Reading Group improve your English enrich your knowledge small groups each with one teacher
Dont be like these guys… Graduates Tired after a long days work Sick of studying but… Taking English classes in their free time and…. Paying for it themselves
In addition to credit-bearing subjects, the ELC offers you… 1.English Language Enhancement Programme (ELEP) 2.Centre for Independent Language Learning (CILL) 3.Speaking Assistance Programme (SAP) 4.Writing Assistance Programme (WAP) 5. Clubs for free!!!
ELC ELEP http://lep.polyu.edu.hk English club http://elc.polyu.edu.hk/EnglishClub Drama club http://elc.polyu.edu.hk/EngDrama Film Society http://elc.polyu.edu.hk/PIFS Reading Group http://elc.polyu.edu.hk/ReadGroup