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Thursday, October 11, 2012

PhD Student, University of Hong Kong

The Centre for Applied English Studies encourages applications for full-time and
part-time Ph.D or M. Phil from well-qualified candidates whose research interests
match those of the Centre for admission in September 2013. The Centre has
special expertise in a number of areas. It is particularly strong in linguistics as
applied to English language education at university level.

Our supervisors' research interests can broadly be classified into five areas:

- autonomous learning, self-access

Discourse Studies
- academic and professional literacies, discourse analysis (including written and
spoken), second language writing, writing across the curriculum

English Language Teaching
- assessment and evaluation, classroom interaction, curriculum development,
task-based learning

Language Learning
- computer-assisted language learning, individual differences in language learning,
learner histories, learning styles and strategies, psycholinguistics, second/third
language acquisition

- code-mixing, conversation analysis, cross-cultural communication, humour,
identity construction, language contact, politeness; workplace communication

Full-time MPhil and PhD students who hold a first degree with second-class
honours first division (or equivalent) or above are normally considered eligible to
receive a Postgraduate Scholarship during the normative study period. (For your
information, the basic level of scholarship is HK$13,600 (US$1,740) per month for
the 2012-2013 academic year). Other scholarships are also available subject to
applicants' academic qualifications and relevant experiences.

Potential applicants may contact me in the first instance giving brief information
about qualifications and research topic.


Ken Lau, Ph.D
Research Postgraduate Admissions Advisor
Centre for Applied English Studies
The University of Hong Kong

Application Deadline: 01-Dec-2012

Web Address for Applications:

Contact Information:
Ken Lau 

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The way to AMINEF in Gedung Balai Pustaka

American Indonesian Exchange Foundation
Balai Pustaka Building, 6th. Floor
Jl. Gunung Sahari Raya No. 4
Jakarta 10720, Indonesia

1. The buses which goes to Senen Bus Station all of them pass through Gedung Balai Pustaka. Especially which route is through Pasar Baru .

2. Bus Transjakarta, from Blok M you have to change the bus 2-3 times.
Way 1 : from Blok M change the bus in Dukuh Atas bus stop to the bus towards Pulogadung, then take a bus in Pramuka bus stop towards Ancol, this bus pass through Gedung Balai Pustaka. The closest bus stop (Budi Utomo) is about 800 meters from Gedung Balai .
Way 2 : From Blok M take the bus in the Harmoni Bus Stop, the bus towards Pulogadung, get down in Senen Bus Stop and walk about 800 meters, or from this bus stop take the bus towards Ancol and get down as mentioned in way 1. About the distance, this two bus stops is about the same. (It is better if you take ojek or bajaj from this bus stop to Gedung Balai Pustaka)

3. If you take taxi with old tariff (TL=Tarif Lama) from blok M with no traffic jam is about Rp. 30.000,00.

4. From Blok M use bus Patas AC 76. Gedung Balai Pustaka is in the right side, after you pass through Depag, and say to conductor "Balai Pustaka"

5. Use a busway from Blok M towards Kota, get down in Sawah Besar bus stop. From here take a Mikrolet M12 towards Senen. After cross road Wahidin and before senen get down and cross the street.

Living Cost in Germany

Living Cost in Germany is vary from city to city, but this is th case if you stay in Aachen, Germany
Student accommodation or private sharing : 180 - 230 euros per month
Food : 10 - 12 euros per day (if eating outside)
Transport for students : free within Aachen and until Koln and Dusseldorf in regional trains)

Living Cost In Austria

Living Cost in Austria is depending on the city, for example the Capital of Austria, Vienna:
- Dormitory is about 250-400 euro per month.
- Living Cost 200-400 euro per month.
- Transportation 128 euro per 4 months (student and age < 26), or 49 euro per month (ordinary)

For visa, it has to be a letter from the University/Scholl in Austria. It takes about 2-3 months.

Where to do GMAT Test

GMAT Tests are held in Jakarta, Indonesia :
1. EEC Slipi +62-21 5320044 or +62-215323176
2. Kaplan GMAT Preparation +62-81388908450, +62-21 5211588, +62-215211701 (Information abaout this test can be asked in that number)
3. Or this number +62-213159225

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