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GP Tuition: Differentiating examples from issues

General Paper (GP) Tuition & O level English Tuition specialists – copyright Knowledge Skills LLP – The tragic Charlie Hebdo incident in France was global in its impact. It touches upon a range of social issues and hence from an exam perspective, it seems like a good ‘current affair’ fact to know. However, many students …

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Connectivity and Behaviour (GP tuition / O-level English)

Adapted from Al Gore’s The Future: Six Drivers of Global Change. Adapted for website  – copyright Knowledge Skills LLP – General Paper (GP) tuition & O-level English tuition subject specialists   A popular question for the General Paper A-levels and English O level papers is the impact of the internet on human behaviour.   Essay questions …

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Giving Back to Society

( Scroll down for GP tuition and O-level English tuition related notes) The greater emphasis of the new O-level English syllabus on expository and argumentative writing is not just to expose students to such crucial skills but also to encourage one’s knowledge of society. This nicely dovetails with Social Studies. Similarly, General Paper is not just …

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Thesis Statements (GP tuition / O-level English)

Adapted for website  – copyright Knowledge Skills LLP – General Paper (GP) tuition & O-level English tuition subject specialists Generally, we try to make our tuition lessons as productive as possible. Part of this would include directing our students to existing resources that are sound and established. However, such websites  highlight another important point that we …

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Combating Terrorism

Adapted for website  – GP tuition / O-level tuition articles-  copyright Knowledge Skills LLP Adapted from Steven Metz Surprisingly, despite the tragic and international repercussions from 9/11, exam questions on terrorism are not too common. Some schools cover it briefly under “Conflict”. Others will discuss it under “Crime & Punishment” or “War”. Whatever the content …

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Youth Issues (GP tuition / O level English)

Adapted for website  – GP  / O-level tuition articles-  copyright Knowledge Skills LLP Adapted from Brooke Donatone A topic that is becoming increasingly popular in GP and even O-level exams is that of youth issues. Oftentimes, the questions require students to show an understanding of the environment and in turn, the issues faced by the young …

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