Celebrate ‘French November’!

Did you know that French is the second most studied language on the planet, after English? There’s good reason for it too – it’s a key language not only for culture, travel and food, but for higher education, jobs and so much more.
Every year, the Hong Kong Institute of Languages – which provides tuition in as many as seven languages – hosts ‘French November’. It’s a month where French takes centre stage, with specialised programmes and great deals on language courses. Read on to find out more – and also to hear news of the centre’s upcoming Winter Camps starting in December!

Kids at school - HKIL kids' language camps

New for November

As part of French November, HKIL has launched a new French Foundation Programme aimed at helping children with their applications to prestige Primary Schools that have French in the curriculum. The programme teaches students aged 4 to 12 years basic French (Beginner 1 level) along with fundamental aspects of French culture. The course isn’t just educational but also fun and engaging, with structured creative activities that bring the language to life. More good news? Once they’ve completed the French Foundation Programme, children can progress directly to Beginner 2 level.

Adults and teens aren’t left out! HKIL’s new French Express Learning Method is a fantastic way to get a quick grasp of French – in as little as 24 hours – on a topic tailored to your needs. So, you can choose anything from daily conversation to business lingo or exam preparation. There’s a wide variety of themes, all taught face to face with highly qualified native-speaking French teachers.

Special offer:

During French November, Expat Living readers can enjoy a 20% discount off all French courses.

About HKIL

HKIL is now in its fourth decade of teaching languages to children, teens, adults, corporations and schools. Tuition is available in English, French, German, Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese and Japanese. Courses are specialised and designed to help with every aspect of language learning, from preparing for language exams to meeting professional job requirements. “Many students enrol simply because they see learning another language as a way to enhance their personal lives,” says the team.

HK Kidz is a dedicated kids’ arm of the institute, with a full range of courses from foundation to beginner, intermediate and advanced levels. The focus is on giving youngsters positive reinforcement to boost their confidence while strengthening their ability to communicate in a different language. Classes are delivered 100 percent face-to-face by qualified native teachers, both after school and on Saturdays. They cater for all ages and levels. Parents can opt for small group classes of four to eight, or tailor-made individual courses for their children.

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Book a Winter Camp now!

If you’re in Hong Kong over Christmas and looking for something fun and educational for your children to do, why not start them on learning a new language? Over this year’s upcoming end-of-year holiday period, HKIL is offering culturally-enriched language programmes for winter, available in four languages – French, German, Spanish and Mandarin – for ages 4 to 12 years. Children will learn key aspects of the country’s culture through language-based fun and educational activities. By focusing on the two pillars of culture and language, the learning process is reinforced. Here are all the details!

What: Culturally-themed language Winter Camp for children available in French, German, Spanish and Mandarin
When: 23 December 2019 to 3 January 2020, 9.30am to 4.30pm
Where: HKIL’s Central Campus (details below)
What else: Choice of half-day or full-day curriculums, as well as choice of days

Hong Kong Institute of Languages
Central Campus: 3/F (Children), 6/F (Adults), Wellington Plaza, 56-58 Wellington Street
Wong Chuk Hang Campus: 306- 307, Level 3, One Island South, 2 Heung Yip Road
2877 6160 | info@hklanguages.com | hklanguages.com

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