“Keep Learning amid Class Suspension” – ELC distance learning arrangements

4 Feb 2020


Dear UM Students,

We hope you are all safe and well.

ELC is committed to supporting our students to “Keep Learning amid Class Suspension” and is implementing distance learning and academic guidance for ELC classes from Tuesday, February 11th onward.

Current ELC students – Online classes start on February 11th

Current ELC students please follow the same course schedule this semester for online classes and consultations from Tuesday, February 11th onward. Weekly Talk Time tutorials will be conducted online from Monday, February 17th onward. We will send you further instruction via email and UM Moodle on how to access your respective virtual classroom and consultation platform. We look forward to seeing you virtually in just a few days

First-year students – “English for Universities” e-learning platform

First-year students who have taken ELC courses are eligible to access the “English for Universities” e-learning platform via https://um.i-learner.com.hk/. We will continue to email you tips and advice for improving English using this platform.

By popular demands, ELC is conducting e-learning English Contest 2. Students who completed the greatest number of e-lessons under ELC section with the highest marks between February 3rd and April 20th will win up to 1000mop prizes and book coupons. English Contest 1 (December 20th to February 2nd) contestants, stay tuned, we are now counting the contest results and will notify the winners soon.

All UM students – MOOC, Moodle and ELC English learning workshops

There are many resources you can use to continue learning English (and other subjects), we recommend the following:

  1. Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC)

https://next.xuetangx.com 學堂在線

https://www.coursera.org/

https://www.edx.org/

These are free and quality university-level courses. Search for “English” or “Academic English” on the sites to browse courses. We particularly recommend this 學堂在線 course created by UM teachers: 创意 Creativity(2020春), this course includes Creative Writing where you can let your imagination and English writing run free!

  1. UM Moodle site: English Language Centre – Independent Learning Site

All UM students have access to this ELC Moodle site, with recommendations to free online English learning resources worldwide. The site is currently under updates and will be available on February 11th. Click “My courses” on UM Moodle to locate it.

  1. ELC English learning workshops

ELC regularly conducts English learning workshops https://fah.um.edu.mo/elc/news/, we are working on converting some for online mode and will post new workshop announcements as soon as available.

 

English Language Centre

February 4th, 2020

 

停課不停學英語中心遙距學習安排

各位澳大同學你們好:

祝願各位平安和身體健康!

英語中心十分支持澳大同學「停課不停學」,在下週二2月11日(含)之後,落實遙距學習及學業指導。

現時英語中心的學生—211日線上開課

所有現時在英語中心修課的學生請於下週二2月11日(含)之後,照著這學期的課表參與線上課。每週的Talk-time課將於2月17日(週一)起網路開班。本中心會再發電郵及透過澳大Moodle告知同學最新消息,讓你們知道如何能連上網路課及學業指導的平台。老師們都很期待在下週與你們線上見呢﹗

大一學生「大學英語」線上學習平台

曾修讀英語中心課程的大一學生,就能登入線上平台「大學英語」 https://um.i-learner.com.hk/。本中心會繼續發郵件,指導學生如何利用這平台改善你的英語。

因同學反應熱烈,英語中心將繼續舉辦線上「大學英語」比賽2。於2月3日至4月20日期間在「大學英語」平台上完成最多英語中心的線上課且獲得最高分數的同學,將可贏取高達澳門幣一千元的書券及奬品。而參與「大學英語」比賽1(12月20日至2月2日)的同學,敬請留意,本中心即將公佈比賽的成績及通知得獎者。

所有澳大學生慕課、Moodle及英語中心的英語學習工作坊

同學們可利用許多現成的免費資源繼續學習英語(及其他科目),本中心的推薦如下:

  1. 大規模開放線上課堂(慕課)

https://next.xuetangx.com (學堂在線)

https://www.coursera.org/(Coursera)

https://www.edx.org/(Edx)

以上都是免費且優質的大學水平課程。同學以「英語」或「學術英語」等關鍵詞搜尋,即可在這些平台上瀏覽相關課程。本中心特別推薦由澳大老師開設的「學堂在線」課:創意Creativity(2020春)— 這課程包括創意寫作,讓你的想像和英語寫作翱翔天際﹗

  1. 澳大的Moodle平台:英語中心自學平台

所有澳大的學生都能登入這個英語中心的Moodle平台,上面有英語中心推薦有用的全球免費英語學習資源。這個平台的資料目前正在更新中,將於2月11日開放。你可透過澳大Moodle上的「我的課程」連入平台。

  1. 英語中心的英語學習工作坊

英語中心定期舉辦英語學習工作坊https://fah.um.edu.mo/elc/news/,未來本中心會將某些工作坊轉成線上學習,敬請留意新工作坊的資訊。

 

英語中心謹致

2020年 2月4日