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Survival Cantonese (Tutors) - Serve the HKU Community with Your Cantonese Proficiency

We are looking for active and committed HKUers who are:

Native Cantonese speakers

Locals/ native Cantonese speakers

Willing to volunteer

Reliable & dedicated to contributing to this support network

Good communication & interpersonal skills

Equipped with good communication & interpersonal skills

Enjoy sharing knowledge & campus experiences

Passionate in exchanging knowledge & campus experiences

Expand social circle & cultural exposures

Willing to expand social circle & cultural exposures

Tutor’s Commitment & Responsibilities:

  • Host practice sessions for your matched Tutees
  • Design and provide a personalised learning experience to your Tutees
  • Facilitate Tutees’ adjustment to living in Hong Kong and HKU by sharing useful information about the campus and its neighbourhood
  • Foster a supportive and helping attitude among HKUers

What can be expected from peer tutoring?

  • CEDARS Reward Points
  • Networking opportunities and new friendships across countries/ disciplines/ levels of study
  • Enhanced communication and coaching skills that are beneficial to your studies/ future career

Survival Cantonese (Tutees) - Practise Essential Day-to-day Cantonese with HKUers

What is the difference between Survival Cantonese and other Cantonese courses?

Survival Cantonese is not a structured academic course for Cantonese learning. It focuses more on phrases and short dialogues to facilitate non-local students’ adjustment. Being a newcomer to Hong Kong, you will practise the basics for greetings and everyday scenarios. 

Tutee’s Commitment:

To attend two 1-hour practice sessions hosted by your Peer Tutor

What can be expected from the tutorials?

Practise essential Cantonese phrases & learn more about local customs & cultures

Learn essential Cantonese phrases/ dialogues & local cultures

Casual chats in a stress-free environment

Carefree casual chats with natives

Build new friendships

Build new friendships across countries, disciplines/ levels of study

Application for Peer Tutors & Tutees are not open yet. Please stay tuned for our updates via bulk mails and social media platforms!