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SummerEnglish0007 Creativity in Everyday English

This course aims to introduce students to the notion of creativity found in multimodal texts, with special emphasis on everyday spoken and written English. The objectives include:
• to equip students with theoretical knowledge which can facilitate their understanding of the structure, purpose, and role of creativity in society,
• to introduce relevant frameworks for analysing creativity, enabling students to explore creativity in everyday life,
• to develop students’ creative habits of mind through sharpening perceptions, encouraging reflection, and experiencing alternative possibilities,
• to enhance students’ ability in producing instances of creativity.

Lessons and class exercises will be tied closely with the most recent events in their daily life, drawing examples from both local and international happenings. Students will be guided to think creatively and question critically through the analysis of numerous creative scenarios in English, and explore the applications of creativity in English in daily life. Lessons introduce concepts and analytical frameworks of multimodal (including linguistic) creativity and practical examples will be presented to illustrate applied creativity in everyday English. Students are provided with the opportunities to deepen and question their understanding of the subject.


Course Code


Day & Time

No. of Hrs



6 June – 10 June 2022 


Monday – Friday


12.5 (5 sessions)


No. of students per class: 25 maximum