26 Mar '18, 1pm

The Straits Times offering English classes. Price? S$499 of your S$500 SkillsFuture credits:

Purveyor of premium content, The Straits Times , has heard its readers’ “many requests” for help in writing better English. In response to the demand, it has started The Straits Times English Masterclass course, which one can sign up by using one’s SkillsFuture credits. Advertisement What is this English Masterclass course? Here are some of the things the course covers: Address common spelling and grammar mistakes Teach you how to compose emails Teach you language “survival skills” for the workplace How much would it cost? All for the price of S$499, but technically kind of free since you’d use almost all of your SkillsFuture credits to pay for it. A November 2017 ad for the Executive Edition of the Straits Times English Masterclass promised to teach participants the “difference between ‘it’s’ and ‘its'”. At S$399, it cost S$100 less than the present course. Retrenchments ...

Full article: https://mothership.sg/2018/03/the-straits-times-english-c...

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