“Poor grammar and writing is an epidemic in the workplace.”– Wall Street Journal

Wish to impress clients and you superiors? Do you want to demonstrate credibility, professionalism, and display accuracy in your work? Are you aware that the incorrect use of grammar can change the meaning of a sentence?

Grammar is an accurate predictor of professional success

Regardless of whether writing or preparing correspondence is a major responsibility or just a part of your job, participants of this course will be able to understand how the incorrect use of grammar changes the meaning of a sentence when they attend this practical and skill-building course.

5 simply tips to improve on your grammar and avoid embarrassing mistakes at work


The epidemic of grammar mistakes in the workplace are attributed to the informality of e-mail, texting and social media platforms such as Twitter, where slang and shortcuts are commonly used. Such looseness with language, not just creates bad impressions with customers, but may also cause miscommunication.


  • Essential grammar basics for mistake-free writing
  • Sentence structures
  • Tips to avoid costly blunders and embarrassing bloopers
  • Common grammar mistakes
  • Identification of parts of speech (nouns, pronouns, adjectives, articles, verbs, adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions)
  • Time and tenses
  • Nouns and articles
  • Active versus passive voice
  • Singapore versus standard English
  • Punctuation and its meaning




“We continue to receive very positive comments about Emma’s courses from my staff members. Several people, including our internal communication manager, said that Emma provided the best one-day training courses. Many thanks for providing insights, tips and factoids that will enable our company to write and communicate even better to our bosses and stakeholders.”– Cynthia Zhuang, Marketing Manager, NETS Singapore

“Great business courses by Emma! I walk away with some great tips and insights which are not just ideas that have no practical consideration. The class’s spirit of spontaneity and engagement is also very encouraging for my learning. Every trainer should be able to keep the attention of the class just like she has.”  – Jess Tang-Xin, Senior Admin Executive, Singapore Workforce Development Agency

“I loved Emma’s presentation style. She shares stories to help everyone relate to the business scenarios that we may encounter at work. She also simplifies concepts for everyone to understand easily. One of the best professional development courses I have been to. I will recommend my colleagues to join me for one of her other upcoming courses.”  – Razline Maria, Senior Business Associate, Shangri-la Hotel Singapore


Emma Jarman-Jones specialises in developing and enhancing workplace communication skills. This work includes writing, speaking, interpersonal and management skills training. She has over 15 years of experience training in Singapore, as well as regionally in Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam.


Emma has worked as an external consultant and trainer with both private and public sectors, designing, customising and delivering programmes, and coaching individuals. She believes in the potential of every person and is dedicated to providing the highest quality of training that will benefit the individual, as well as the organisation.


Emma holds an MBA from the Imperial College London in United Kingdom. She has also completed a Diploma in Human Resource Development at the Singapore Institute of Management, and is a certified People Developer Consultant.



Communication Coach: Ms Emma Jarman-Jones 


MBA. Imperial College London in UK




Event Details

Date: 22 Apr (Fri)

Time: 9am – 5pm


100 Orchard Road
#04-100, Concorde Hotel


Course Fees


Inclusive of 1 buffet lunch and 2 light refreshments

Contact Details

Ms Amelia Lim


6720-3333 | phone

6720-2222 | fax

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