grammar for

effective communication

Grammar for Effective Communication is a practical course in applying English grammar form and usage to written and spoken English. Participants will benefit from an in-depth refresher on key aspects of grammar usage to sharpen their spoken and written communications.

By the end of the workshop, learners will be able to:

  • Speak and write following accepted conventions and rules of Standard English

  • Use correct grammar to develop fluency in spoken and written Standard English

  • Structure phrases, clauses, and sentences confidently

  • Demonstrate good word choice and order in sentences to produce clear, concise, and coherent writing

  • Express oneself grammatically in writing and speaking

This course is eligible for SkillsFuture Credit.

Date & Time

14 - 15 May , 2018

Monday - Tuesday

9AM - 5PM

Venue

TBC

Fees*

$480 (STADA Member)

$600 (Non-STADA Member)

*Fees are subject to 7% GST charge

Target Audience

This course is designed for:

  • Managers, executives, and professionals

Course Content

  • Elements of grammar

  • Role of grammar in communication

  • Parts of speech

  • Verb tenses

  • Verb types — auxiliaries, modals, phrasal verbs

  • Verb power in communication

  • Subject-verb agreement

  • Phrases, clauses, sentences

  • Sentence structure and types

  • Active and passive voice

  • Misplaced and dangling modifiers

  • Common grammatical mistakes

Training Methodology

Active, learner-centred training using a wide variety of interactive and communicative activities for individuals, pairs, and groups: self-assessments, grammar exercises, grammar games, and peer teaching

About the Facilitator

Albert Kho is a UK-certified speech and communications trainer with more than 20 years of industry experience in sales, marketing, and senior management. In the past 15 years he has conducted more than 100 workshops every year in oral and written communications, interpersonal communication, personal effectiveness, and performance management. His clients include MNCs, government agencies, and training institutes. He has trained extensively in ASEAN countries, Mauritius, and the Maldives. An Arts graduate from the University of Singapore, his training qualifications include: the Teaching Licentiate Diploma (LTCL) in Effective Communication awarded by Trinity College London; the TESOL Diploma from the London Teacher Training Centre; Diploma in Counselling Psychology; WSQ ACTA and DACE certification. Albert is passionate about helping others communicate confidently and effectively. Learners like his interactive, activity-driven, warm and engaging style of facilitation.

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LOCATION

80 Playfair Road 

Blk A, #03-04

Singapore 367998

Tel: (65) 6785 0776

 

Operating Hours:

8.30 AM - 5.30 PM, Monday to Friday

(By Appointment Only)