English Language Centre In addition to credit-bearing subjects… English Language Enhancement Programme (ELEP) • requirements based upon AS level grades • choice of modules Centre for Independent Language Learning (CILL) • drop-in, self-access centre Speaking Assistance Programme (SAP) • small-group speaking sessions with a teacher Writing Assistance Programme (WAP) • one-to-one help with your writing English Language Enhancement Programme (ELEP) Why? • enhance your English in areas of weakness • develop your English for university study and the professional workplace What? • focus on key areas: e.g. grammar, vocabulary, oral presentations and report writing • blended delivery approach: in the classroom, in the CILL and on the web How? • website: http://lep.polyu.edu.hk • enrolment period: 1-7 September 2010 Centre for Independent Language Learning (CILL) What? • • • • • self-access language learning help from experienced English teachers variety of learning materials GSLPA and IELTS preparation materials Gold, Silver and Bronze membership scheme Where? • ELC - Room A305 When? • Monday to Friday: 8:30 - 20:30 • Saturday: 9:00 - 12:00 Speaking Assistance Programme (SAP) What? • small-group speaking practice: 4 to 5 students - 1 teacher • ELC teacher helps you to: > decide what, when and how to study > set learning objectives and select appropriate topics and materials Where? • ELC, Room A305 Writing Assistance Programme (WAP) What? • one-to-one writing help, e.g. out-of-class writing assignments, projects, job and scholarship applications • ELC teacher helps you: > develop and organise your ideas > use and cite sources > learn how to edit and proof-read Where? • ELC, Room A305 Extra-Curricular Activities English Club • • • • social club run by students for students use real English meet international students activities include: Big Mouth Corner, study tours and lots more… • http://elc.polyu.edu.hk/EnglishClub/ English Drama Club • gain confidence and learn to communicate more effectively through drama • http://elc.polyu.edu.hk/EngDrama/ PolyU International Film Society (PIFS) • watch a range of international films • participate in a post-viewing discussion • http://elc.polyu.edu.hk/PIFS/ Reading Group • improve your English, enrich your general knowledge through reading and discussion • small groups each with one ELC teacher • http://elc.polyu.edu.hk/ReadGroup/ That’s it for now!