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  1. The Fong- perfect for polishing your lines

    Posted May 06th 2005, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... Norma Connolly So you want to learn English? Dump those expensive lessons and throw out that annoying language CD. Head to Lan Kwai Fong, pull up a bar stool and pick up a western friend. Language experts agree that the best way to learn a language is to pick it up socially. Even the academic director of the Wall Street Institute's School of English, Tony Lee, admits that local ...

  2. Piers' Chinglish signs 'may hurt city's image'

    Posted Jun 27th 2009, 12:00am by Peter So

    ... Wu said the translation was at odds with English grammar. 'It is an incorrect expression.' The Chinese versions of the signs use colloquial language that translated ... Peter So The Chinglish on signs at one of the city's most frequently used pedestrian areas may hurt its image as an international city, a language expert has said. The signs hung ...

  3. Going out

    Posted Jul 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Inquiries: 2598 5655 The Links Between Language, Culture & Literature. A Forum English-Speaking Union executive committee chairman Verner Bickley talks about how socio-cultural factors have ... International owner and photojournalist Richard Castka. Daily, 10am-noon, 3pm-5.30pm, Foreign Correspondents' Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2521 1511. Ends Jul 21 Group Show Works ...

  4. Going out

    Posted Jun 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Inquiries: 2573 1869. Ends today Chimera Photographer Stephen Lam's surreal and poetic images from his new book of the same title. Daily, 10am-noon, 3pm-5.30pm, Foreign Correspondents' ... Mall, 18 Hanoi Rd, TST. Inquiries: 3118 8070. Ends Jul 8 Third Year Second Class Sheng Liang's oil paintings make use of- and attempt to give new meanings to- old photographs. Daily, ...

  5. Talkback

    Posted Aug 06th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... will relish the chance to use English and also acquire the initiative to refresh their language skills. Those are, in my view, the two keys to mastering any second language. Maggie Cheng, Quarry Bay ... fresh graduates, usually from the University of Hong Kong, whose command of the English language can truly be described as formidable. Yet, there are always others who are not only incapable ...

  6. Going out

    Posted Jul 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... election possibilities and various scenarios that could play out for South Korea's foreign policy in 2013 and thereafter. In English. Jul 24, 12.30pm (reception, 12.15pm), Asia Society HK ... to Africa. In English. Jul 24, 1.15pm (lunch, 12.45pm), Foreign Correspondents' Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Cental, HK$180 (members HK$150), booking required. Inquiries: 2521 1511 2012- 14th ...

  7. The Planner

    Posted Jul 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Pak-sin (1950-2002) and the development of popular music in Hong Kong. Today, 10am-6pm, HK Heritage Museum, 1 Man Lam Rd, Sha Tin, HK$10. Inquiries: 2180 8188. Ends today Third Year Second Class ... of Canto-pop. Starring Hins Cheung King-hin. In Cantonese with Chinese and English surtitles. Jul 31-Aug 5, 7-9, 10-12, 14-18, 7.45pm, also Aug 4-5, 11-12, 18-19, 2.45pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, ...

  8. Programme

    Posted Feb 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Fringe Studio, HK$120. March 3 Fatima Bhutto: In the Eye of the Storm. The journalist for Pakistan's The News and Jang talks about her work, politics and life. 12.30pm, the Foreign ... and amazing family stories as he talks about diversity. 8am, the Foreign Correspondents' Club, HK$95 Uganda to the Ukraine How does a sense of place affect one's work? Priya Basil, ...

  9. The Planner

    Posted Jul 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... with French fanzine Get Freaky. Tue-Sat, 1pm-7pm, Above Second, 31 Eastern St, Sai Ying Pun. Inquiries: 3483 7950. Ends Aug 22 Let a Thousand Flowers Bloom New paintings and sculptures by German ... In northern Chinese dialects with Chinese surtitles and English synopsis. Jul 31, 7.30pm, 7.30pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$100-HK$220 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7325 I Have a Date ...

  10. The Planner

    Posted Feb 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... he is wanted by the police. In Cantonese with Chinese and English subtitles. Feb 24, 11am, HK Film Archive. The Second HK International Deaf Film Festival The HK Arts Centre, HK Association ... nationalist Jose P. Rizal (Filipino sign language with Chinese and English subtitles); and Bernard Lee's The $10,000 that Did Not Exist, in which two devils try to destroy the trust that exists ...




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