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    The ELC Reading Club is one of the Extra-Curricular Activities groups under the English Language Centre.


    It is a discussion platform for students who love reading in English.

    We aim to promote pleasure reading as a way to enhance language proficiency, critical thinking and world knowledge in general.

  • Our Activities

    Planned Activities for the 2019-20 academic year:

    Reading Groups in Semester 1

    From 2nd Oct. Details and sign up here !

    Reading Groups in Semester 2

    Coming soon...

    Book Exchange Fair

    Learn more about our Book Exchange event in semester 2 here.

  • Reading Groups

    This Is A Platform for PolyU Students to Share Feelings And Thoughts on Books.

    We are now recruiting new members to join the 2019-20 semester 1 reading sessions. This is a chance for you to read and discuss a book of your choice with an ELC staff facilitator and fellow students.

    If you join our reading groups, you can:

    - meet and share your ideas of a book in 5 one-hour sessions (week 5 onwards)
    - decide which book you will read together as a small group with an ELC staff facilitator
    - gain book coupons and CAT records (Co-curricular Achievement Transcript)
    - develop critical thinking, improve your English, and build friendship

    Please sign up here to join our reading groups in semester 1!

    More Details:

    Five sessions: week 5 onwards;

    Small Groups: 4-6 students;

    The Book is chosen by the group together!

    80% attendance + reflection =book coupon + CAT records!

    Reading groups and their staff facilitators available for 2019-20:


    1. Ryan Hunter Mon 4:30 – 5:30 pm

    2. Tom Grainger Mon 4:30 – 5:30 pm

    3. Dr Lucas Kohnke Wed 12:30 – 1:30 pm

    4. Shari Lughmani Wed 1:30 – 2:30 pm

    5. Tracy Swemmer Wed 2:30 – 3:30 pm

    6. Sannie Tang Fri 2:30 – 3:30 pm


  • Book Exchange

    Exchange Your Old Books for New Titles.

    Please join us at our annual ELC Book Exchange! You can:

    -Exchange your used books for new titles
    -Get free souvenirs

    Details for this event:
    Date: Semester 2
    Time: Pending
    Venue: Pending

    All English books are welcomed (except children’s books, textbooks, comics and magazine)

    Coming soon...


    If you have any feedback or suggestion, please let us know!