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Become a Tutee of Cantonese Peer Tutoring Programme

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Become a Tutee of Cantonese Peer Tutoring Programme
01 SEP 2021 | 30 APR 2022
Become a Tutee of Cantonese Peer Tutoring Programme

All Mainland freshmen (UG) are welcome to join this programme!  Through interacting with your local Cantonese Peer Tutor and participating in the interactive Cantonese learning activities, you can learn Cantonese in the daily life and adjust to the life in HKBU and Hong Kong more easily.

Phase 1

Content: One Cantonese pinyin lecture delivered by a lecturer of the Language Centre and three Cantonese lessons delivered by a Cantonese Peer Tutor.  Each session lasts for two hours.  In view of the pandemic, mixed-mode teaching will be adopted.  Freshmen can attend the lecture and lessons online or face-to-face.
Date and Time:
  1. Pinyin Lecture: 3 September 2021 (Friday) 3:00-5:00pm
  2. Cantonese Lessons (please select one of the following group):
    Group A: 6, 13, 20 September 2021 (Monday) 7:00-9:00pm
    Group B: 7, 14, 28 September 2021 (Tuesday) 7:00-9:00pm
    Group C: 8, 15, 29 September 2021 (Wednesday) 7:00-9:00pm
    Group D: 9, 16, 23 September 2021 (Thursday) 7:00-9:00pm
    Group E: 10, 17, 24 September 2021 (Friday) 7:00-9:00pm
Application: Please click here and log in to SLES for enrolment on or before 29 August 2021 through this webpage. Successful applicants will receive a notification through email/WeChat on or before 2 Sep 2021.

Phase 2

Content:
  • Cantonese learning activities in different formats, e.g. lunch gathering, tea gathering, city hunt, etc.
  • ​Peer Tutors teaches Mainland Tutees to use Cantonese in daily life.
Period: October to December 2021 (Round 1); February to April 2022 (Round 2)
Application: Please submit your application to the Language Centre/your Cantonese Peer Tutor in September 2021. (Limited quota, first-come first-served)