This Certificate in General English – Elementary course focuses on spoken English at a Starter and Beginner level. It is for students who have very basic understanding of spoken and written English. It is aimed at individuals studying English at an Elementary level and for students who have basic understanding of spoken and written English.

Our course includes a thorough and comprehensive work on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and core skills such as listening, reading, speaking and writing.

Entry Requirements

Basic understanding of the English language

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Course Outline

  • The Certificate in General English – Elementary course gives emphasis to:

    • Communication
    • Real life application
    • The use of phrases and collocation

    Grammar is introduced through natural and communicative methods and frequently revised through the use of: 

    • Written Practice Exercises and
    • Speaking tasks with which to practise the new grammar naturally

     Vocabulary is constantly introduced and practised at every lesson through various up to date and relevant topics.

    • The chosen vocabulary presented are high-frequency, international useful words and phrases. These are seamlessly integrated in the lessons through Real-Life segments which focuses on words and phrases used in common everyday situations such as phone calls, situational enquiries and even emails.

    Core Skills such as the following are constantly practised as well during the entire course duration.

     

    Listening

    • The General English course places stresses the importance of listening through different materials ranging from recorded conversations, words and sentences for pronunciation and stress modelling, even songs and video for grammar and vocabulary analysis.

     

    Speaking

    • Different activities provide regular opportunities for the students to practise. These tasks are based around realistic topics and situations.
    • Grammar and Lexis is practised through oral exercises and activities
    • Regular pronunciation practise is also integrated throughout the course.

     

    Reading

    • BMC’s Certificate in General English – Elementary course provides students a wide range of reading materials including real life texts, stories, brochures, notes and emails. These texts are used throughout the course in developing reading skills, grammar work and language analysis.

    Writing

    • The course works in developing the student’s writing skills through activities which focus on writing emails, letters as well as composing narratives and reviews.
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Duration

TYPE PART-TIME
Local 20 hours

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Method of Delivery

Lecture, tutorial and role plays

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Criteria of Award

Certificate of Participation will be issued to trainees who have attained a minimum attendance of 75%.

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Assessment Information

N/A

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Appeal Process

N/A

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Specimen Certificate

EFS Cert

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Fee Structures

  1. All fees are subject to the prevailing Goods and Services Tax (GST) unless specified otherwise.
  2. Course Application Fee is NOT REFUNDABLE.
  3. Do not pay your school fees before you have signed the standard student contract.
  4. All fees quoted are in Singapore Dollar (S$).
  5. Fees are subject to periodic changes without prior notice.
  6. BMC accepts the following methods of payment:
    1. Cash
    2. Cashier’s order payable to BMC International College Pte Ltd
    3. Cheque payable to BMC International College Pte Ltd
    4. NETS
    5. Credit cards (VISA, Mastercard, Diners Club & American Express)

“ALL FEES ARE SUBJECT TO GST UNLESS STATED OTHERWISE”

Part Time Fee Structure

Full-Payment Structure

Fees Breakdown
(shows the full breakdown of total payable fees)
Total Payable
(S$)
Course Application Fee (not covered under FPS and not refundable) $50.00
Tuition Fee[$600 - $300 Discount] $300.00
Course Material Fee $20.00
Total Course Fees Payable $370.00
GST $25.90
Total Course Fees Payable after GST $395.90

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Duration

TYPE PART-TIME
Local 20 hours

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PART TIME

COURSE COMMENCEMENT DATES TIME

DAYS

30 Jan 2019 7:00PM - 10:00PM Wed
2 Mar 2019 2:00PM - 4:30PM Sat
3 Apr 2019 7:00PM - 10:00PM Wed
4 May 2019 2:00PM - 4:30PM Sat
12 Jun 2019 7:00PM - 10:00PM Wed
6 Jul 2019 2:00PM - 4:30PM Sat
7 Aug 2019 7:00PM - 10:00PM Wed
31 Aug 2019 2:00PM - 4:30PM Sat
2 Oct 2019 7:00PM - 10:00PM Wed
2 Nov 2019 2:00PM - 4:30PM Sat
4 Dec 2019 7:00PM - 10:00PM Wed

 

 

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PART TIME

COURSE COMMENCEMENT DATES TIME DAYS
16 Jan 2019 7:00PM - 9:30PM Wed
9 Feb 2019 2:00PM - 4:30PM Sat
20 Mar 2019 7:00PM - 9:30PM Wed
13 Apr 2019 2:00PM - 4:30PM Sat
22 May 2019 7:00PM - 9:30PM Wed
22 Jun 2019 2:00PM - 4:30PM Sat
24 Jul 2019 7:00PM - 9:30PM Wed
24 Aug 2019 2:00PM - 4:30PM Sat
18 Sep 2019 7:00PM - 9:30PM Wed
19 Oct 2019 2:00PM - 4:30PM Sat
13 Nov 2019 7:00PM - 9:30PM Wed

 

 

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Business & English

PREMA LATHA
Programme Manager
Telephone: (+65) 6452 3885
Email: prema@bmc.edu.sg

I have been in the educational Industry for more than 12 years as a teacher, lecturer and as a Head of Department. I have attained a Master Degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern Queensland, a Bachelor of Marketing and Media from Murdoch University and a Certificate in Practical Counselling.

I have more than 12 years of teaching and lecturing experience in the English Language, Humanities Subjects and Business Modules as well as several years of administrative experience as an Academic Head. Apart from my service in the educational industry, I have also worked as a Broadcast Journalist for an English Radio Station.

Educational Qualifications
Master Degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern Queensland, a Bachelor of Marketing and Media from Murdoch University

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