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Read to Know!

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Enrollment is Closed

ELC Online Courses  Read to Know!

Go to this link for the 2018-19 run of the course! Read to Know! (2018-19)

About This Course

Read more! Increase your knowledge. Improve your reading skills. Know more!

This self-paced course created by the English Language Centre of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University has activities on 20 English books ranging from 59 Seconds to Animal Farm. New materials include materials on the READ@PolyU 2017 book, The Perks of Being a Wallflower. Join us, read some great books, have fun, and improve your reading, English and overall language skills! Study at your own pace, whenever and wherever you want!


Who is the course for?

This course is for students who enjoy reading and want to improve their English!

Course Staff

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Adam Forrester

Adam is a Senior Teaching Fellow at the English Language Centre of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Frequently Asked Questions

How much do I need to pay?

The course is FREE of charge.

Who can join this course?

The course is for people who enjoy reading, are thirsty for knowledge, and want to improve their English.

Anyone can join!

What web browser should I use?

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    2 hours/week