Community College of City University

LAC23701 - English in the Media

Offering Academic Unit
Division of Languages and Communication
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Equivalent Course(s)
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2017/18, Semester B 2017/18

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

  • To develop students’ awareness of the English language as it is used in a variety of print and electronic media in Hong Kong and other English-speaking societies. 
  • To develop students' ability to analyse the patterns of different text types.
  • To develop students' comprehension and writing for a variety of media text types.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 70%
Examination: 30%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
Detailed Course Information


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Division of Languages and Communication