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Foundation English for University Studies

Foundation English for University Studies

This course aims to lay the comprehensive English language foundation needed for university studies by engaging students in multi-modal learning activities. Learning topics include the writing process, expository writing, critical listening, reading and response, and features of spoken English. Coursework consists of critical reading, expository essay writing, and individual presentation tasks. This course is compulsory for first-year students, except those who have attained HKDSE English level 5 or above or its equivalence. This course is a prerequisite for Level Two and Three courses.

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Course Info

Course Code : ELTU1001

Unit : 4

Level 1



    Online Teaching Arrangements and Office Opening Hours


    The University has announced that all teaching and learning activities will be conducted in online mode from 24 January 2022 until further notice. For the arrangement of ELTU classes, please contact your class teacher for details.

    The ELTU General Office is open on 24 January 2022 from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm and will be closed until further notice. This temporary arrangement is subject to change and will cease upon the University’s announcement of the resumption of services and operation.

    For enquiries related to teaching and learning matters, please contact us at sa.eltu@cuhk.edu.hk or (852) 3943 5958. For other enquiries, please send your email to eltu-info@cuhk.edu.hk or (852) 3943 9490.