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
Basic Job Interview Skills
Advanced Job Interview Skills
English@Work: CVs
English@Work: Cover Letters

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

Learning 4 Life
Read to Know
Learning english through short stories

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 a series of Massive Open Online Courses: English@Work.

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

What are they about?

The English@Work MOOCs get YOUR foot in the door and help YOU impress your interviewer! Join the courses and get professional tips from industry experts and English language input from language professionals.

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.

Learning English through Short Stories helps you increase your reading proficiency and develop your language and literacy 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.

University English Self Study
Upgrading Your Grammar
Learning 4 Life
Read to Know
Learning English through Short Stories
Service Learning
Basic Job Interview Skills
Advanced Job Interview Skills
English@Work: CVs
English@Work: Cover Letters

What videos are there?

Industry professionals with worldwide experience have been interviewed on camera for English@Work. 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: Basic Job Interview Skills:

7 September 2020

English@Work: Advanced Job Interview Skills:

7 September 2020

English@Work: CVs:

7 September 2020

English@Work: Cover Letters:

7 September 2020

Read to Know!:

7 September 2020

Learning English through Short Stories:

7 September 2020

Academic Skills for Independent Learners (ASIL):

7 September 2020

Learning4Life:

7 September 2020

Upgrading Your Grammar:

7 September 2020

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.

 

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