Conversational Cantonese For Healthcare Staff (Basic)


Course Overview

This course is intended for staff to build a strong foundation in Cantonese pronunciation and articulation. They will build up their competency in speaking and listening; basic conversational skills, grammar and sentence structure for daily use with residents/patients. At the end of the course, participants will be able to converse in simple Cantonese with residents/patients and their relatives, understand residents’/patients’ concern and answer enquiries.

Please Note:

A minimum of 75% attendance will be required for you to complete the programme and receive your certificate.

Target Participants

Doctors, Nursing Aides, Therapy Aides, Therapy Assistants, Healthcare Assistants

Course Details

Date/ Time

Total: 10 lessons (3-hourly per session)

  • 12th April – 14th June 2024 (Every Friday)

Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM


Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital
705 Serangoon Road,
Singapore 328127

Course Trainers

KWSH is delivering the course in partnership with the inlingua School of Languages

Liming Chen

Chinese Language teacher, Inlingua school of languages

Mr Liming Chen is a Chinese language teacher with more than 4 years of teaching experience and is currently working in the Inlingua school of languages. He holds a Master of Arts in Applied Linguistics from the National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University (2014). Prior to working for Inlingua, Mr Chen has worked in Sun Yat Sen University, China as an office assistant, Zhuhai Middle School as a teaching assistant and YMCA Education Centre as a teacher & Administrative Executive. His area of specialization includes teaching general mandarin courses on the school curriculum, business Chinese and Cantonese.

*Course is available via e-learning mode*

Course Fees: $517.40 (excluding GST)

Prevailing course fee subsidy at 90% for Singaporeans/ PRs and 45% for foreign staff working in
eligible community care organisations.

Please register for the course via AIC Learning Management System (LMS 2.0)

Contact us:

(65) 6422-1300