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Become a Tutee of Cantonese Peer Tutoring Programme

Mainland Student Services
Become a Tutee of Cantonese Peer Tutoring Programme
01 SEP 2023 | 30 APR 2024
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


1. One Cantonese pinyin lecture delivered by a lecturer of the Language Centre.

2. Four Cantonese lessons delivered by a Cantonese Peer Tutor.  Each session lasts for two hours.

Date and Time:

Pinyin lecture: 31 August 2023 (Thursday) 10:30am-12:30pm

Cantonese Lessons (please select one of the following group):

Group A: 4, 11, 18, 25 September 2023 (Monday) 7:00-9:00pm
Group B: 5, 12, 19, 26 September 2023 (Tuesday) 7:00-9:00pm
Group C: 6, 13, 20, 27 September 2023 (Wednesday) 7:00-9:00pm
Group D: 7, 14, 21, 28 September 2023 (Thursday) 7:00-9:00pm


Please click here and log in to SLES for enrolment on or before 29 August 2023 through this webpage. Successful applicants will receive a notification through email/WeChat on or before 30 August 2023.

Phase 2

  • 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 2023 (Round 1); February to April 2024 (Round 2)
Application: Please submit your application to the Language Centre/your Cantonese Peer Tutor in September 2023. (Limited quota, first-come first-served)