Wednesday, 14 April 2010

Workshop on Online English Reference Tools for PG students

Date: 20 April (Tue) 2010
Time: 1030am – 12nn
Venue: LT-K
Title: Tools to help you improve your English Accuracy and Fluency

Abstract: This workshop for graduate students will introduce a set of tools you can use to improve your written and spoken English. These tools include:

1) A vocabulary-learning website (My Words), including a browser toolbar you can use to hear any text on the web read with accurate pronunciation and intonation. You can also capture words and phrases from any website and build your own vocabulary portfolio.

2) A word-processor toolbar (Check My Words) you can use to correct common written errors and improve the way you use words and phrases in context. You can download and install Check My Words from

This workshop will help you become an independent, confident and professional speaker and writer of English! The tools are free to all HKUST students, before and after graduation.

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