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Next Club Meeting on 31 Jan 2012

posted 29 Jan 2012, 22:13 by Secretary RCOHK   [ updated 31 Jan 2012, 20:29 ]
Date & Time: Tuesday, 31 January 2012, 1pm-2pm 
(Registration starts at 12.45pm)

Place: The Hong Kong Bankers Club
  43/F Gloucester Tower, The Landmark, Central, Hong Kong 
 
Mr Clive Hunter 
of Magic Money Words
“English as she is "spoke" and "writ" in Hong Kong” 

About Clive Hunter
- Born in England, Clive came to Asia to work in China for 6 months and in Hong Kong for 17 years. He has one daughter in England and a son in Australia. Whilst working for a number of global companies in a variety of management positions. He was fortunate enough to be able to overlay his love of the English language by giving instruction at all levels from Primary school students to Business Managers. This is ongoing.

He is motivated by playing even a small part in improving the standards of English knowledge in Hong Kong including himself. Any spare time, he would spend on his third passion - golf.

The talk will cover his impressions of the development ( or lack of ) of English during his 17 years in Hong Kong. It will include:

1) A brief history of the English language.

2) Its importance.

3) The varying standards - normal or abnormal?

4) Common errors - perpetuated.

5) How we can help.
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Guests and Visiting Rotarians are always most welcome at our weekly luncheons.   
(Please register online in advance)

Lunch Cost : HK$300 (by cash) / HK$310 (by credit card)
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