英语推广委员会

English Promotion Committee of Southern University College

Objectives

  • To promote the use of grammatically correct, good English among students and staff members on campus;
  • To organise the English Corner as a regular monthly activity for staff and students to create awareness in using good English;
  • To organise activities like the English corner, speaking contests, writing contests, contest of photographs of signages with wrong English, identification of Manglish/Singlish contests, etc. to create awareness of the use of correct, good English;
  • To assist in running subsidised English courses for interested Southern University College students in the evenings;
  • To assist administrative staff members aspiring to improve their English in their speaking and writing;
  • To promote the use of English in all Southern University College’s meetings.
  • To encourage the use of English between students and administrative staff members and vice versa;
  • To encourage the use of English among students especially at the formal academic and social activities.

Members

Co-chairman Professor Dr.Wong Yoon Wah, Senior Vice President
Co-chairman Professor Dr. Wong Lian Aik, Dean, Faculty of Humanity and Social Science
Member Ms. Pang Pek Yee, Coordinator, Modern Language Center
Member Ms. Oo Jiu Bell, Lecturer, Dept. of English
Member Mr. Quek King Seng, Director, Dept. of Human Resource
Member Dr. Lee Huah, Senior Lecturer, Dept. of Computer Science

Resources

Activities

  • Invitation of experienced English users/communication experts from various fields to give short talks
  • Organisation of other activities to create awareness of the importance of using good English
  • English Speaking Corner
  • Toastmasters Club

Announcements

Activity 7th English Corner
Speaker Assoc. Prof. Yu Sing Ong
Title Good communication: Key to a successful job interview
Date 29th November 2016 (Tuesday)
Time 12:00nn to 1:00pm
Venue Room 457-458

Activity 6th English Corner
Speaker Ms. Margaret Sinnappan
Title Enhancing MUET Performance: A Strategic Approach
Date 27th October 2016 (Thursday)
Time 12:00nn to 1:00pm
Venue Room 510

Activity 5th English Corner
Speaker Mr. Ong Hong Siong
Title Amazing Techniques for Public Speaking
Date 29th September 2016 (Thursday)
Time 12:00nn to 1:00pm
Venue Room 510

Activity 4th English Corner
Speaker Ms. Nasrin Rabiei Karahroudi
Title How to express our feelings and emotions?
Date 31st May 2016 (Tuesday)
Time 12:00nn to 1:00pm
Venue Southern University College Music Cafe (LG floor)

Activity 3rd English Corner
Speaker Mr. Quek King Seng
Title Parallel Writing
Date 28th April, 2016 (Thursday)
Time 12:00nn to 1:00pm
Venue Southern University College Music Cafe (LG)


Activity 2nd English Corner
Speaker Prof. Wong Lian Aik
Title My Favourite Street Food
Date 29th March, 2016 (Tuesday)
Time 12:00nn to 1:00pm
Venue Southern University College Music Cafe


Activity First English Corner
Speaker Mr. Quek King Seng
Title Tips to improve English fluency
Date 25th February, 2016
Time 12:00nn to 1:00pm
Venue Southern University College 2F classroom