EL0200E - English for Academic Purposes (Extension)

Offering Academic Unit
Chan Feng Men-ling Chan Shuk-lin English Language Centre
Credit Units
Course Duration
24 Hours
Equivalent Course(s)
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2014/15, Semester B 2014/15, Summer 2015
Semester A 2015/16 (Tentative), Semester B 2015/16 (Tentative), Summer 2016 (Tentative)

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

This course aims to:  
  • provide a bridge to Gateway Education (GE) English courses for students whose attainment in English for Academic Purposes (EL0200) has not met the required standard
  • provide focussed support, based on identified needs, to enhance students’ proficiency in reading and writing in an academic context from Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) level B1+ to B2+, roughly equivalent to an IELTS 6.0
  • develop students’ discourse ability, audience awareness and accuracy and range of grammar and vocabulary
  • nurture students’ ability to think critically and to be self-directed in their language development

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

Examination: 100%
Examination Duration: 4 hours
Detailed Course Information


Useful Links

English Language Centre