The design and delivery of the ELC Open Online Courses aim to support our efforts in achieving our objectives:

To enhance students' communication skills so that they can pursue academic and professional excellence, we have developed

University English Self Study
Upgrading Your Grammar
Job Applications
Job Interviews

To foster students' independent, life-long English language learning and whole-person development, we have developed

Learning 4 Life
Read to Know

To support the pursuit of English language excellence within the PolyU and in the wider Hong Kong community, we have developed

Service Learning

Anyone can access our online courses anywhere and anytime as long as they have an Internet connection.

Where are the courses?


edXedX is a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) provider that offers free online courses and classes. The PolyU is using edX to host its MOOCs. You can find out more about the PolyU on edX here.


edXKEEP stands for Knowledge & Education Exchange Platform. It is hosted by The Chinese University of Hong Kong and is another provider which the PolyU is using to host its Open Online Courses.

You can find out more about the PolyU on KEEP here.

What are the ELC Open Online Courses?


The ELC has created two MOOCs called English@Work: Job Application and English@Work: Job Interviews.

The ELC is also creating a range of other open online courses.

What are they about?

English@Work: Job Applications gets YOUR foot in the door! Join this course and learn how to create a captivating CV, cover letter and online presence.

English@Work: Job Interviews helps YOU impress your interviewer! Join this course and learn how to perform professionally and persuasively during all stages of the job interview process – face-to-face and online.

Learning4Life helps YOU become an independent learner and improves YOUR language skills! Log-on, laugh, like and learn!

Upgrading Your Grammar helps YOU improve the grammar that YOU need to successfully complete your university studies! Join this course to master the language skills you need to succeed.

Read to Know! is for YOU to read more and know more! Join the course and increase YOUR knowledge and develop YOUR critical thinking skills.

Academic Skills for Independent Learners (ASIL) helps YOU improve the academic English that YOU need to successfully complete YOUR university studies! Join this course to self-study, practise and master academic English.

Serving the Community through Teaching English is a fusion of face-to-face and online learning experience developed for the subject ELC2S02 Serving the Community through Teaching English. This blended learning initiative provides flexible and engaging online lectures followed up by in-class discussions and practice.

How do I register?

Click on the logos below to go to the registration page.

Job Applications
Job Interviews
Read to Know
University English Self Study
Learning 4 Life
Service Learning
Upgrading Your Grammar

What videos are there?

Industry professionals with worldwide experience have been interviewed on camera for English@Work in Asia. New videos specially created for the ELC are found in the other courses. Click on the social media links below for some sneak previews.

When is the launch date?

English@Work: Job applications:

23 August 2018

English@Work: Job interviews:

23 August 2018

Read to Know!

3 September 2018

Academic Skills for Independent Learners (ASIL):

3 September 2018

Learning4Life:

3 September 2018

Service Learning:

3 September 2018

Upgrading Your Grammar:

3 September 2018

What do I do next?

Go to edX and register an account for free or go to KEEP and sign-up for an account for free.

 

Reviews and Blog Posts


You can see reviews AND leave YOUR own reviews or comments on the sites below.

class central logo

Read our in-depth review for Job applications


course talk logo

Reviews regarding Job applications and Job interviews



Follow us @


Facebook
Twitter
Instragram
LinkedIn
YouTube