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Strategic Social Skills –
Giving and Responding to Compliments

Complimenting is a tool for establishing and sustaining relationships. It functions as a conversation opener that allows meaningful social interaction to follow. Giving or responding to compliments inappropriately may result in embarrassment and even offence in intercultural context.


The activity aims at exploring the following issues with you:

  • Complimenting in the English-speaking world
  • How to give compliments appropriately
  • How to respond to compliments strategically
  • Cross-cultural complimenting

Here’s more information on the event:


Code(s) SPA-052-001
Date(s) 18 October 2018
Time 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Venue(s) Theater, Language Commons (Room 3019, Lift 2)
Facilitator(s) Rebecca Wong
Duration 1.5 hours
Maximum Number of Participants 30
Eligibility All HKUST students are welcome.
HLTH1010 Course Hours Upon successful completion and satisfactory participation of the activity, you may be entitled to 1.5 HLTH1010 course hours under the “Wellness and Personal Enrichment” of the “Activities” module.
Registration Dates 24 September 2018 - 30 September 2018
Enquiry If you have any questions, please contact us at:
E-mail: lcmip@ust.hk
Telephone: (852) 2358-7851
Office: Room 3018 (Lifts 2 & 3)

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Priority is given to students in UGC-funded programs.

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