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Effective communication in the workplace is essential for workers to secure jobs, to be more productive and to increase chances of promotion. English for Effective Workplace Communication - ELEMENTARY Level is designed for the employee whose additional language, also workplace language, is English. The course is aimed to improve overall workplace communication and focuses on basic situations related to everyday working life.

Introduction

This course is intended for working adults who have little knowledge of English language and are unable to communicate effectively at workplace. The course focuses on the workplace situations where basic oral communication skills are required. Trainees will learn to use basic phrases and sentences to handle daily conversations and routine duties. Upon completion of the course, the trainee will be able to: use vocabulary and grammar rules to form basic statements and questions; use and understand basic social and workplace expressions; interpret work schedules and instructions; understand health safety signs; and understand and complete forms accurately.

Entry Requirement

Secondary 2 and its equivalent

Course Outline

1. Greetings and Introductions

  • use addressing terms to greet people in formal contexts

  • introduce oneself and others in formal contexts

  • understand and respond to formal introductions in workplace contexts

2. Questions, Nationalities, and Jobs

  • form basic questions, asking for people’s names, nationalities and occupations

  • use nouns showing people’s names as well as names of countries and occupations to respond to basic questions

  • write a short introduction of oneself, including name, nationality and occupation

3. Numbers, Telling the Time, Days and Dates

  • count from 0 to 100

  • ask for and tell the time

  • ask for and tell days and dates

  • interpret work schedules

4. Directions and Transport

  • ask for and show directions

  • ask for and tell the availability of means of transport

  • tell how to get around in Singapore using public transport

5. Colours and Road Signs

  • remember names of colours

  • understand road signs

  • ask for and tell the meaning intended by the road signs

6. Body Parts and Health Safety Signs

  • remember names of body parts

  • describe pains, using name of body parts

  • understand health safety signs

  • ask for and tell the meaning intended by health safety signs

7. Prepositions, Work Instructions, and Workplace activities

  • use prepositions to form work instructions

  • use names of workplace activities to communicate routine duties

8. People Appearance and Emotions

  • use adjectives showing appearance to describe people at workplace

  • ask for people’s appearance

  • use adjectives showing emotions to ask for and describe people’s emotions

  • describe people’s emotions in certain workplace situations

9. Numbers, Money, and Business

  • ask for and tell the price of products and services

  • ask and talk about wages, incentives and bonuses

  • understand information stated in bills, receipts …

  • interpret simple and basic financial statements

10. Completing Forms

  • understand the purpose of forms

  • interpret popular forms at workplace

  • complete popular forms at workplace

Duration

30 Hours 

Method of Delivery

Lecture

Award Criteria

Students, who satisfy the minimum attendance requirements (75%) will be issued with the Certificate of Attendance (COA) by BMC International College.

Grading System

No assessment

Assessment Information

No assessment

Appeal Process

Not applicable

Expected date of release of Assessment result

Not applicable

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$).esn-01
  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)

"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  $50.00
Tuition Fee $450.00
Course Material Fee $20.00
Sub Total Course Fees  (Except Non-GST items) $520.00
GST $36.40
Grand Total Amount (Incl GST & Course Application Fee) $556.40

Last updated: 23 February 2016

TYPE PART-TIME
Local 30 Hours 

View Ang Mo Kio Commencement Dates

PART TIME

COURSE COMMENCEMENT DATES

TIME

DAYS

15-Jan-18

10:00AM - 01:00PM

Mon

12-Feb-18

07:00PM - 10:00PM

Mon

26-Mar-18

10:00AM - 01:00PM

Mon

30-Apr-18

07:00PM - 10:00PM

Mon

4-Jun-18

10:00AM - 01:00PM

Mon

2-Jul-18

07:00PM - 10:00PM

Mon

Call 6452 3885  for more information.

View Jurong East Commencement Dates

PART TIME

COURSE COMMENCEMENT DATES

TIME

DAYS

17-Jan-18

10:00AM - 01:00PM

Wed

14-Feb-18

07:00PM - 10:00PM

Wed

28-Mar-18

10:00AM - 01:00PM

Wed

2-May-18

07:00PM - 10:00PM

Wed

6-Jun-18

10:00AM - 01:00PM

Wed

4-Jul-18

07:00PM - 10:00PM

Wed

Call 6565 5655  for more information.

online-pre-registration

Waiver of $50 Registration Fee is Not Entitled for Short Courses

Pre-register with us to receive a waiver of $50 Registration Fee when you decide to enrol. This offer is only valid for online pre-registration.

This pre-registration is applicable only to Singapore citizens, PRs and valid pass holders.
Not applicable to subsidies enrolment
(SDF/WDA, NTUC, Mendaki, CDAC, CDC).

All fields are mandatory.

 

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