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Serving the Community through Teaching English

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

ELC Open Online Courses  Service Learning

What is the course about?

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

This course aims to help students develop the knowledge, language and skills needed to deliver effective presentations in different contexts and to prepare students to facilitate an English workshop for service recipients in need of English language support, through which hopefully they will develop a stronger sense of social, civic and national responsibility.

Watch this video to find out more about Service Learning in Tainan, Taiwan.

Who is the course for?

This course is for students participating in the ELC2S02 subject.

*If you are not enrolled in ELC2S02, you will find it difficult to follow the course content.

Who are the course instructors?

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Anna Ho

Anna is an Associate Director at the English Language Centre of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

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Jessica Xia

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

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Eric Tindall

Eric is an Instructor at the English Language Centre of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I join the course?

Are you a student or staff member in a university based in Hong Kong?

Then use your university ID to create your account!

Go here: https://account.keep.edu.hk/account/signup to create your university account.

University Account

☛ Remember to enrol in 2S02!

☛ Not part of a University in Hong Kong?

Follow these 3 easy steps!
Step 1: Create account:https://account.keep.edu.hk/account/signup
Step 2: Activate account by clicking on link sent in email
Step 3: Enrol in the course!

How much is the course?

It's free of charge!

What web browser should I use?

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