City University of Hong Kong

Self-Access Centre

The Self-Access Centre (SAC) is located in Room G2513, opposite the main entrance of the Chan Feng Men-ling Chan Shuk-lin English Language Centre. Any CityU student can use the SAC to study and practise English independently.

The SAC has a main room with 6 PCs, a multi-purpose room (MPR) with 25 PCs, and Speaking Studio. All the computers have word-processing software and access to the internet and computer assisted language learning (CALL) programmes.

The SAC’s resources include:
  • Books for practising and developing language skills, for leisure reading and exam preparation, books on English for specific purposes, grammar and reference books and vocabulary builders
  • Worksheets for grammar, for speaking, listening, reading, writing and academic skills, and ELC exam preparation
  • Video players and video recording equipment, videocassettes, DVDs and laser discs
  • Newspapers and magazines

Adverse weather arrangements
If the black rainstorm warning or the typhoon signal no 8 or above is in force at or after 7:00 a.m., the Self-Access Centre will be closed for the morning and afternoon.