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    Department of English Minor Programmes Department of English Minor Programmes Presentation Transcript

    • Department of English Minor Programmes Dr Gillian Humphreys
    • Mission of ENGL
      • To provide Applied Language Studies in English and Japanese to meet the professional needs of Hong Kong people
      • To pursue “Linguistic Excellence in Professional Contexts”
    • Three Minor Programmes
      • English Language Studies for the Professions (03001-ZLP)
      • Intercultural Communication Studies for the Professions (03001-ZIC)
      • Japanese for Business Communication (03001-ZJC)
    • English Language Studies for the Professions (ELSP, Course Code: 03001-ZLP)
      • Equip students with the ability to apply effective English and communication skills in the professional context
      • More than 20 subjects to choose from, for example:
        • English for Professional Communication
        • English for Public Relations and Marketing
        • English for Management
      • Any subject can be taken as a free elective
        • English for Professional Communication
        • Fundamentals of Organizational Communication
        • English for Public Relations and Marketing
        • Fundamentals of Media Communication
        • English for the Media
        • English for Management
        • Computer-mediated Communication
        • English for Administration
        • English for Technical and Web-based Writing
        • Case Studies in Professional Contexts
        • Intercultural Communicative Competence
      Full list of subjects (Part I)
        • Understanding English Legal Texts
        • Understanding English Scientific and Technical Texts
        • Meaning in Professional Interaction
        • English as a Global Lingua Franca
        • English Texts and Image
        • Language in Contemporary Societies
        • English Discourse in the Professions
        • Structure of English I: Phonology and Lexis
        • Structure of English II: Grammar
        • Corpus-driven Language Learning
      Full list of subjects (Part II)
    • Our students enjoy classes very much
    • Intercultural Communication Studies for the Professions (ICSP, Course Code: 03001-ZIC )
    • English is an international language – learn to communicate in an effective way
      • Understand the concepts, framework and tools related to:
        • construction of an organisational culture profile
        • intercultural communication in a variety of business and professional contexts
      • B e able to apply the necessary skills and knowledge to improve intercultural communication competence in personal, social and professional lives
      • 6 subjects:
        • Discourse, Culture and Management
        • lntercultural Communication in Business
        • lntercultural Pragmatics in Business
        • lntercultural Communicative Competence
        • Critical Language and Cultural Studies
        • Language and Gender
      • Any subject can be taken as a free elective
    • Japanese for Business Communication (JBC, Course Code: 03001-ZJC )
    • Japanese language programmes in PolyU – a history of 30 years
      • 6,000+ companies in Hong Kong and South China (source: Mizuho Corporate Bank, 2006)
        • Hong Kong: 2,300 Japanese companies
        • South China: 3,700 Japanese companies and Japanese factories
      • JBC Minor: Build up students’ communication skills and global perspectives in Japanese business contexts
      • Minor award: Compulsory subjects (12 credits) + elective subjects (6 credits)
      • 4 compulsory subjects
        • Comprehensive Japanese for Business Interaction I
        • Comprehensive Japanese for Business Interaction II
        • Comprehensive Japanese for Business Interaction III
        • Comprehensive Japanese for Business Interaction IV
      • 4 electives (choose any 2):
        • Office Communication in Japanese I
        • Office Communication in Japanese II
        • Accessing IT-mediated Japanese Business Texts
        • Japanese Communication in Multilingual Business Contexts
      • Any subject can be taken as a free elective
    • Kimono and tea ceremony demonstration on campus – arousing students’ interest in Japanese culture and the language Activities
    • Department of English Minor Programmes
      • Sharpen your competitive edge and gain linguistic excellence in professional contexts
    • Thank you! If you have any questions, contact: [email_address] General Office: 2766 7643 Or check our Departmental website: http://www.engl.polyu.edu.hk