Newsletters 2016

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SPEAK GOOD ENGLISH NEWSLETTER DECEMBER 2016

The Christmas season is here! Have you thought about what to write in your Christmas cards? Before you start, let us share with you a few grammar mistakes to avoid in holiday greetings.

SPEAK GOOD ENG­LISH NEWSLET­TER NOVEMBER 2016

The arrival of Black Friday just means that it is going to be the start of the holiday shopping season madness! People will be either standing in line hours before the stores are open or staying up all night in front of their computers to grab the best deals and bargains. Before you start your Black Friday shopping, let us share with you some proverbs and tips to help you prepare for the madness.

SPEAK GOOD ENG­LISH NEWSLET­TER OCTOBER 2016

Ever thought of ‘being your own boss’ or ‘showing your colleagues who’s boss’? This Bosses’ Day (17 October 2016), be sure to impress your boss with these Phrasal Verbs commonly used at the workplace! 

Speak Good English Newsletter September 2016

Have you ever wondered how does one 'line up in a single file'? Or what it means to 'make the grade'? Let us revisit some of the idioms commonly used by our teachers in school!

Speak Good English Newsletter July 2016

The Singapore Food Festival promotes the best of Singapore food produced by our chefs and hawkers.

As the dishes delight our tastebuds, let us find the words to describe the great tastes and wonderful flavours for the food we eat.

Speak Good English Newsletter January 2016

Our human emotions are rich, and often complex. At times, we may find it hard to explain how we feel because we do not possess the vocabulary to express it. In this issue, let us explore some ways to express some common emotions, such as anger, sadness, happiness and disappointment.