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The Different Varieties of English: How to Connect with People from Different Countries

Wonder why when you ordered ‘chips’ in a British Restaurant but some fries came instead? English is far more than just one language; one word does not necessarily contain the same meaning when it is used in different parts the world. In this activity, we will take a look at the language differences between a few English speaking countries. Join us today to enhance your English skills by discovering new cultures!

Code(s) SPA-058-001
Date(s) 15 Oct 2020
Time 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Venue(s) Online via Zoom
Facilitator(s) Francis Shum, Language Activity Officer
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 in the period listed below, you may attain up to 1.5 HLTH1010 course hours under “Wellness and Personal Enrichment” of the “Activities” module.
Registration Dates 28 Sept - 4 Oct 2020

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)

Remarks The activity will be conducted online. Please go through the guidelines here, which detail the preparation and computer equipment required, before joining in the event.

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Priority is given to students in UGC-funded programs.

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