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Word Finding Made Easy

Participants will learn how to maximize the vast resource offered by current monolingual English learners’ dictionaries to solve language problems. The course will also introduce and train participants to use several specialized dictionaries which target at expanding users’ vocabulary, making their word choice in writing accurate and precise.


Featured dictionaries include:
  • Collins COBUILD English Dictionary
  • Macmillan English Dictionary for Advanced Learners
  • Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary
  • Longman Activator
  • Oxford Collocations
  • Dictionary of English Language and Culture

Duration 12 hours
Maximum Number of Participants 24 participants
Fee $500 (refundable)
Remarks The course is prepared for learners of English. Also, some Chinese words will be used for illustrations, though the teaching medium will be in English.

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Priority is given to students in UGC-funded programs.

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