Introduction
How it works?

What will you gain?

Who can join?
How to apply?
Enquiries
 


Language Enhancement Programme

Language Exchange (Semester 1, 2018-2019)

 

Introduction

The Language Exchange Programme offers language and cultural exchange opportunities between international/ exchange students and local/ Mainland students. You will be grouped and/or paired with a language partner to learn and to teach a language. You can also gain insights into cultural codes in gatherings.

 


 

How it works?

  • Apply for the programme before 25 September 2018 (Tue).
  • You will receive a confirmation email with the details of the Orientation once we accept your application.
  • Attend the Orientation on 3 October 2018 (Wed), from 6:30pm to 8:30pm.
  • Details of the programme (grouping, dates of gathering, language teaching and learning techniques, meeting guidelines, etc) will be given in the Orientation.
  • Meet your partner/ group members at least 6 times during the semester.
  • In each meeting, spend half the time engaging in Cantonese or Putonghua and the other half in English or another agreed language.
  • There will also be gatherings where you can meet other participants.

 


 

What will you gain?

  • Improve foreign language skills
  • Gain language teaching skills
  • Meet friends from all corners of the world
  • Share your culture with others and increase your understanding of other cultures
  • Enhance cross-cultural communication skills

 


 

Who can join?

  • All HKBU UGC-funded undergraduate and postgraduate students are eligible to join.
  • Past participants are eligible to join the Language Exchange again, but priority will be given to those who have not participated before.

 


 

How to apply?

 


 

Enquiries

(Tel.) 3411 5899      (Email) louisawong@hkbu.edu.hk