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ELC Open Online Courses  Learning4Life

What is this course about?

This course will help YOU to:

improve YOUR language skills

find out how YOU can be an independent learner and become a life-long learner 

increase YOUR knowledge of effective study skills 

balance YOUR study and life by highlighting efficient uses of time and healthy study practices

Who is the course for?

This course is for students who want to find out how to learn independently!

Course Staff

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Michael Dean

Michael is a Language Instructor at the English Language Centre of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

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Adam Forrester

Adam is an Associate Director at the English Language Centre of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I join the course?

Are you a student or staff member in a university based in Hong Kong?

Then use your university ID to create your account!

Go here: to create your university account.

University Account

☛ Remember to enrol in L4L!

☛ Not part of a University in Hong Kong?

Follow these 3 easy steps!
Step 1: Create account:
Step 2: Activate account by clicking on link sent in email
Step 3: Enrol:

How much do I need to pay?

The course is FREE of charge.

Who can join this course?

The course is primarily for students about to enter university, but anyone can join!

What web browser should I use?

The Open edX platform works best with current versions of Chrome, Firefox or Safari, or with Internet Explorer version 11 and above. Click here for a list of supported browsers and the most up-to-date information.

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University English Language Centre