Conversational Hokkien For Healthcare Staff

Conversational Hokkien For Healthcare Staff

KWSH-GOV-09 (Basic)

Course Overview

This course is intended for staff to build a strong foundation in Hokkien 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 Hokkien with residents/patients and their relatives, understand residents’/patients’ concern and answer enquiries.

Target Participants

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

Course Details

Date/ Time

Total: 10 lessons (3-hourly per session)

Run 4: 22 Sept 2020 – 24 Nov 2020 (Every Tues)

Run 5: 6 Nov 2020 – 22 Jan 2021 (Every Fri)

Time: 5:00 PM to 8:00 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

Ms Debbie Ng

  • More than 12 years of teaching experience
  • Healthcare and other corporate sectors experience at St Luke’s Hospital, Ang Mo Kio Thye Hwa Kuan Hospital
  • Taught medical staff from several hospitals in Singapore

Mr Desmond Lim

  • Freelance trainer since 2016
  • Radio DJ with MediaCorp Radio 88.3FM
  • Conducted Conversational Hokkien Language Course organised by the Agency for Integrated Care (AIC) for nursing homes

Course Fees: $501.46 (inclusive of 7% 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. Go to the following URL:

Contact us:

(65) 6422-1300