How much is a book worth after its contents have been read and absorbed? Veteran Singapore writer and educator Robert Yeo and book conservator Alex Teoh will share their knowledge and experiences of book collecting and upkeep. View books from their personal collections, some dating back over a century, that show that the stories behind the books are sometimes as important as the stories in them.
As an avant-garde talent to Language Works, Petrisha is the Principal Consultant, and conducts personalised corporate training and language coaching to students from around the globe.
She enjoys teaching Business English and writing, as it enables executives to progress in their career — and views their growth as her own.
Her classes are built on student awareness, encouragement, and a whole lot of positivity.
She has written short stories and poems out of her passion for creation through writing, and she aims to instil in her students the same passion for the English language. Petrisha spent a part of her childhood and working life in San Diego, California. Having travelled extensively on business, she returned to work in Singapore in His experience covers magazines, newspapers, television and radio, mainly as an editor concerned with financial coverage.
He passes on some of his accumulated skills in writing and using English he has studied for and been awarded the CELTA qualification in language teaching. Since starting teaching, he finds that much the same techniques are employed as in journalism — striving to make complicated matters simple and easy to understand, while seeking to keep everyone interested and engaged.
Apart from teaching in Singapore, her specialisation in subjects related to Academic English, Business English, Effective Communication and Presentation skills made way to experience teaching life in the Middle East, mainly in Oman and Saudi Arabia.
With a keen interest in writing and speaking skills, she has always enjoyed sharing her experience with those interested in improving their delivery skills for professional presentations, effective writing techniques for work and writing projects for academic purposes.
Having a passion for lifelong learning, she is currently pursuing a post graduate program in Education and hope to continue sharing her knowledge and experience unreservedly in the near future.
In each of these settings, she found herself falling into a teaching role, over and above the job scope. SinceEsha has resolved to focus on the merger of her first love and her inherent skill — the English language and, teaching.
Her love for the English Language and all its nuances was inculcated from the early days at school, where she spent 4 years learning Speech and Drama under the tutelage of Sister Dolores Healy, the last remaining teaching nun in Singapore. Esha works with her clients to create SMART goals and suggests and then implements the methodology that best suits their personality and learning styles to reach their targets effectively.
He worked as a floor trader at the Chicago Board of Trade for 8 years before moving to China, Hong Kong, and then Singapore in the early 90s. Rory is energetic, gregarious, humorous, creative and sports mad. Be warned — he will make you laugh. It was there when she started to teach Chinese to Japanese students.
Settling in Singapore has enabled her to be exposed to different local cultures, with Chinese being one of the four races here. There are many who are increasingly interested in mastering Chinese as China begins to prosper, and Xiang Xi believes she can take this opportunity to teach as well as impart the history behind the language.
She is also able to teach the Japanese language after years of living in Japan, and this enabled her to be even more proficient in the language.
She is friendly and easy-going, and she likes to share life experiences with friends and students. Serious, easy-going, focus on language etiquette, encouraging speech Close Got a question?
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Effective Business Writing develops the writing skills of individuals to enable them to communicate effectively. The workshop aims to equip learners with the skills to write clearly, concisely and correctly.
Be at the forefront of the mega trends driving the future of the industry—connected technologies, efficiency, electrification, alternative fuels, sustainability, and more. Jan 31, · Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. I often hear business experts say things like, “The book is the new business card.” Or, “You need a book to gain authority in today.
About The Residency The Singapore Creative Writing Residency offers two residencies. One residency is for a Singapore writer and one for an international writer.