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Kaleidoscopic Adjectives in Writing

Colours enrich our description of the world. They are great tools for creating vivid mental images for our audience. A misunderstanding in cross-cultural meanings of colours may result in embarrassment and offence.


The retreat activity aims at exploring the following issues with you:

  • Colour terminology
  • Colours across popular culture
  • Cross-cultural meanings of colours

Code(s) VOA-002-001
Date(s) 14 November 2019
Time 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Venue(s) Theater, Language Commons (Room 3019, Lift 2)
Facilitator(s) Rebecca Wong, 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, you may be entitled to 1.5 HLTH1010 course hours under the “Wellness and Personal Enrichment” of the “Activities” module.
Registration Dates Now - 31 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)

Online Registration Current Available Course


Priority is given to students in UGC-funded programs.

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