The Certificate in English for Foreign Students (Intermediate) is part of BMC’s Programme in English for Foreign Students which aims for the students to enhance the basic foundation in conversing and writing using English as the medium. In addition, this course offers enhancement of students’ four macro skills such as listening, speaking, writing and reading which are integrated and designed to emphasize the practical and functional usage of the English language.

Further, this course aims to:

  1. Train those who have basic English language skills to speak and write in proper English and with confidence.
  2. Teach students to acquire skills in the following areas:
    • Grammar
    • Vocabulary
    • Sentence Structure
    • Pronunciation (Higher Level)
    • Higher level of listening
    • Reading
    • Speaking
    • Writing Skills

 

 

 

Admission Requirement

Candidate should be able to understand very simple English and should be above 16 years old.

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Course Outline

  • Grammar for effective communication
  • Everyday functional English: core vocabulary consists of topics like money, media, crime etc
  • Speaking skills: e.g requests, offers, suggestions etc
  • Writing skills: follow-up to oral work/integrated part of classroom activity
  • Listening and reading skills: listening and reading strategies developed, presentation skills etc
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Duration

Full-Time: 4 months

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Method of Delivery

Lecture, Collaborative Learning, Task-Based Activities

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Criteria of Award

Certificate of attendance is issued if the student meets the minimum attendance requirements of 90%.

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Grading System

No assessment

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Assessment Information

No assessment

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Appeal Process

Not applicable

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Expected date of release of Assessment result

Not applicable

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Specimen Certificate

EFS-Elementary-level

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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”

International Student Fee Structure

Fees Breakdown
(shows the full breakdown of total payable fees)
Total Payable
(S$)
Course Application Fee (not covered under FPS and not refundable with GST) $107.00
Admin Fee $240.00
Tuition Fee $4,800.00
Course Material Fee $0.00
Medical Insurance $100.00
$100.00 $0.00
Ins Reg Fee/ Exam Fee $0.00
Fee Protection Scheme - Insurance $51.40
Total Course Fees Payable $5,100.50
Total Course fees (exclusive of course application fee & inclusive GST) GST) $5,661.80
* No GST involved

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COURSE COMMENCEMENT DATES TIME DAYS
04 Jan 2021 10:00AM - 1:00PM Mon-Fri
03 May 2021 10:00AM - 1:00PM Mon-Fri

 

 

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FULL TIME

COURSE COMMENCEMENT DATES TIME DAYS
04 Jan 2021 10:00AM - 1:00PM Mon-Fri
03 May 2021 10:00AM - 1:00PM Mon-Fri

 

 

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MR ANICETO BEROU JR

Programme Manager
Department of Business

Mr. Aniceto Berou Jr. is the current Programme Manager for Business, Hospitality & Tourism Management & Acting Programme Manager for LCCI departments at BMC International College, managing Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality (CTH) and PEARSON BTEC along with the various in-house Business, Hospitality and LCCI courses.

He holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of San Jose-Recoletos in Cebu City, Philippines and has started his Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Business Administration (PhDBA) in the University of San Carlos in Cebu City, Philippines as a Commission on Higher Education (CHED) scholar. His Doctorate degree was put on hold due to time constraints caused by his numerous appointments as entrepreneur, consultant, trainer and educator, all at the same time.

Mr. Berou has a wide experience in the retailing industry having worked in the biggest department stores and supermarkets in the Philippines and in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It was during this time as a Corporate Training Manager that he found his passion in educating, nurturing, mentoring, and training people. He made a career change and entered into the academic field where he worked as an Academic for many years, initially as a Lecturer in Business, then as Business Research Coordinator and Lecturer, to becoming the Assistant Vice President for Research and Academics in one of the universities and academies in the Southern Philippines respectively.

With over 16 years of industry and academic work experiences, he has developed skills in effective time management, efficient business operations management, organizational and human resource management, business research and personal behavioural skills management.

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