Print Friendly

Course Overview

If you are taking N and O level examinations and have forgotten the English grammar you once studied, this course is perfect for you. The grammatical rules you learn from this course will enable you to write correct sentences and connect them cohesively. These are the necessary tools for you to write good compositions or essays.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • use verbs in their correct tenses and forms
  • decide correctly the agreement between subject and verb in a sentence
  • use punctuations effectively
  • utilize different types of sentences in writing compositions or essays
  • use cohesive devices effectively in writing a cohesive and coherent essay
  • write more effectively
  • identify errors and edit a text accurately

Entry Requirements

  • Age 13 years and above.

Course Outline

  1. Verb tenses

Present tenses

Past tenses

Future tenses

  1. Verb forms



Present participles

Past participles

  1. Subject – Verb agreement

Subject – verb agreement in independent clauses

Subject – verb agreement in subordinate clauses

Subject – verb agreement in relative clauses

  1. Punctuations

The use of commas

Commas and conjunctions

  1. Quiz 1
  2. Sentence Structures

Simple sentences

Compound sentences

Complex sentences

Compound – complex sentences

Cleft sentences

  1. Cohesive devices

Conjunctions and linking words

Transitional words and phrases

  1. Writing a good composition

Essential elements of a composition

Cohesion and coherence in writing

  1. Editing

Identifying errors

Correcting errors

  1. Quiz 2


20 Hours

Method of Delivery


Award Criteria

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

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$).
  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)


Part Time Fee Structure

Full-Payment Structure
Fees Breakdown
(shows the full breakdown of total payable fees)
Total Payable
Course Application Fee (not covered under FPS and not refundable) $50.00
Tuition Fee[$450 - $150] $300.00
Course Material Fee $20.00
Total Course Fees Payable $370.00
GST $25.90
Total Course Fees Payable after GST $395.90

Last updated : 23 February 2016

Local 20 hours

View Ang Mo Kio Commencement Dates

21 Mar 16 05:00PM - 07:00PM Mo / We
11 Apr 16 05:00PM - 07:00PM Mo / We

Call 6452 3885 for more information.


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.


Personal Details


Contact Information


Preferred Enrolment Type:

Preferred Registration Centre:

You may enrol at any one of our centres but the course may not be in the centre you choose to enrol.

Heard of BMC International College from