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GP & English tuition notes: Education and Society

Excerpt of GP / O-level English  tuition notes. Adapted for website. Copyright Knowledge Skills LLP Education is a popular essay topic for both General Paper and O-level Paper 1. What’s the role of education? Are schools fulfilling that purpose? How are schools evolving? These are a sample of key ideas that must be understood. In …

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GP & O level English tuition: The right word at the right place

Excerpt from General Paper GP lesson / O level English notes (copyright: Knowledge Skills LLP) Preface: In the past, many students would not engage in expository writing unless doing the General Paper. However, with the increasing focus on expository writing for the new 1128 ‘O’ level English Syllabus, banking on just the narrative is a …

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O level English tuition notes: Summary Writing

Excerpt from O-level English tuition notes. Adapted for website (copyright: Knowledge Skills LLP) Accounting for 15 marks, doing well for the Summary is essential if a student wants to ensure a distinction. The skills and techniques for this section are varied and, frankly speaking, easily available through the dozens of assessment / writing books on …

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General Paper notes: The Practical Value of Art

Excerpt from GP tuition / English tuition content package (copyright: Knowledge Skills LLP) Arts related questions are very common for General Paper and occasionally appear in some challenging O Level English school papers. Oftentimes, the questions are on the role of the Arts and its practicality. Let us use a Singapore example as an opening …

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