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Halloween Reader's Workshop: The Gruesome and Grisly Tales of the Brothers Grimm

Happily never after…

We all know the fairy tales of our childhood, but the original Brothers Grimm fairy tales are frightening, horrifying, and definitely not for the faint of heart. Join us as we explore the gruesome details of the original stories that inspired the fairy tales we know today – just in time for Halloween!

Whether you just want to start reading short stories or are already a keen reader, this weekly 1.5 hour workshop will provide you with a chance to:

  • Build your literacy and English fluency
  • Improve reading comprehension skills
  • Engage in meaningful discussion to foster critical thinking

  • Code(s) SPA-053-003 SPA-053-004
    Date(s) 23 October 2019 30 October 2019
    Time 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    Venue(s) Theater, Language Commons (Room 3019, Lift 2) Theater, Language Commons (Room 3019, Lift 2)
    Facilitator(s) Rachel Ho, Language Activity Officer Rachel Ho, Language Activity Officer
    Duration 1.5 hours per session
    Maximum Number of Participants 15
    Eligibility All HKUST students are welcome.
    HLTH1010 Course Hours Upon successful completion and satisfactory participation of the activity in the period listed below, you may attain up to 6 HLTH1010 course hours under “Wellness and Personal Enrichment” of the “Activities” module.
    Registration Dates 16 - 18 October 2019

    If you have any further questions, please contact us at:

    E-mail: lcmip@ust.hk

    Telephone:(852) 2358-7851
    Office: Room 3018 (Lifts 2 & 3)


    Each session will explore a different story. Students are welcome to join all the sessions.

    Sessions offered in this term are listed below:

  • 9 October 2019 (3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.)
  • 16 October 2019 (3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.)
  • 23 October 2019 (3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.)
  • 30 October 2019 (3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.)

  • Online Registration Current Available Course


    Priority is given to students in UGC-funded programs.

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