2021 basic language workshop – mentors

Hello Mentors! Here’s everything you need to know about the programme and how to apply! Please feel free to email us at events@smsanz.sg for any queries. 

Event Details
Registration period: 23rd October to 21st November
Price of Registration: Not Applicable 
Link to google form: https://forms.gle/DhbYn9u4ZM9LH1wJ9 

Date, Time and Location of Basic Language Programme 

Date, Time and Location of Basic Language Programme 

Date DateLocation
Meeting with the team26th/27th/28th NovemberZoom
Basic Language Programme D-day4th & 11th December 2021 Zoom 

Event Timeline

Day 1: Online lesson via Zoom [3 hours] 

10 00 – 10 15Introduction
10 15 – 11 25Lesson: Conversational Mandarin/Malay with Basic Medical vocabulary 
11 25 – 11 30 Break 
11 30 – 12 30  Lesson: Advanced Medical Vocabulary 
12 30 – 13 00  Lesson consolidation / Q&A 
13 00 End of Session

Day 2: Practice session via Zoom [3 hours] 

10 00 – 10 45 Recap and briefing 
10 45 – 11 00 Explanation of the programme for the day and splitting into breakout rooms of 3-5
11 00 – 12 30Practice sessions: Groups to rotate between different stations to practice speaking Mandarin/Malay in different medical scenarios 
12 30 – 12 45Feedback, evaluation and certificates
12 45 – 13 00 Debrief 
13 00 End of Session

Mentor Meeting Agenda

Mentor Meeting Agenda

DateAgenda TimingVenue
26th, 27th or 28th NovemberIntroductions and meeting the team 
Coming up with curriculum 
Distribution of workload 
Finalisation of materials and content for lessons
Run through of lesson outline 


What is the programme modality?

The programme will be fully online via the Zoom platform for the safety of participants and mentors.

Who can I contact for more information?

Please feel free to email us at events@smsanz.sg for any queries.

What is the commitment level for mentors?

Mentors would need to work together with the planning committee to produce the curriculum. The mentors and planning committee would meet twice before the start of the programme. (Details of the meetings are stated in the section titled: Key dates for Mentors)

Eligibility Criteria 📜

  • Good command of spoken Malay or Mandarin
  • Passion to teach and able to conduct lessons in an engaging manner
  • Willing and able to come up with lesson curriculum together with planning committee

How to apply? 💬