Course Code: CPD0607/2019
GPM: General and Professional Matters
OSH: Occupational Safety and Health
OTM: Environment, Information Technology, Quality and Other Technical Matters not directly related to a Trainee's own discipline
FREE: Free Course
Course Name
eLearning series: Mistakes to avoid in conversational English
1 - 30 June 2019
any 3 hours
Organized by
Gala Education Company

Engineers who are non-native English speaker often speak English by processing ideas in Chinese and translating sentences into English. This inefficient process is tiring and prone to mixing up grammatical rules of two languages.


Through step-by-step instructions and online exercises, this course highlights common mistakes/bad habits in conversational English and explains how to correct them.


The materials of this course are in English.


Through this course, participants will understand:

  • the problem of “lost in translation”
  • the difference between Chinese/English sentence structures
  • the grammatical rules in Chinese that do not apply in English
  • how to improve fluency and speak with confidence
  • Effective sentence structures in English conversation
  • How the native will say it: British vs American
  • Chinglish: examples and how to avoid
  • Conversation in technical fields
  • Precision and politeness in conversational English

English materials


The eLearning platform of Gala Education has a user friendly interface that facilitates effective distant learning. Each of our e-class contains teaching slides and clear and succinct explanatory notes to illuminate each important concept.


The writers of our classes are experts in both areas of engineering and languages. They skillfully break down complicated concepts into understandable terms for audience from various backgrounds and levels of English.


Upon completion of the e-class, the audience will receive in mail a certificate as a record of the training activity.


Please register by sending an email to, stating the e-class of interest and your contact information. We will follow up with details of payment methods and logistics.


Enquiry: or by phone 93107127 (Dr. Kong)

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