Don’t Know, Don’t Care – Conflict & Resolution

Conflict is one of the most commonly used literary devices by authors and playwrights. When writing narrative compositions in Primary and Secondary school English classes, we're constantly reminded to have an exciting plot twist, or conflict, so that it would be more interesting to read. When used in literary pieces, Conflict is defined as follows: … Continue reading Don’t Know, Don’t Care – Conflict & Resolution

Absence by Geraldine Song – Annotations

Hello, all!Here’s the third of three sets of annotations from the literature text “Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed”. As these are scanned directly from the texts, I will make them free for everyone to download and use. I make absolutely no claims to the play, and all its components. Yes, the annotations are mine, … Continue reading Absence by Geraldine Song – Annotations

Don’t Know, Don’t Care by Haresh Sharma – Annotations

Hello, all!Here's the second of three sets of annotations from the literature text "Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed". As these are scanned directly from the texts, I will make them free for everyone to download and use. I make absolutely no claims to the play, and all its components. Yes, the annotations are mine, … Continue reading Don’t Know, Don’t Care by Haresh Sharma – Annotations

Perfecting Pratas by Desmond Sim – Annotations

Hello! How has everyone been coping with the Circuit Breaker? Boredom aside, I hope everyone is, at least, fighting fit. The Circuit Breaker has made teaching very difficult for both teachers and tutors alike, and I've been impacted as well. In light of the time needed to prepare and conduct my online classes, I no … Continue reading Perfecting Pratas by Desmond Sim – Annotations

Analysing a Literature Text for Better Understanding

Hello everyone! The school holidays have ended, and much to the chagrin of many of you, the government has decided that you shall all continue with your regular school hours sans CCA. Let's look on the bright side: things are very much under control here, and you don't have to live in fear of the … Continue reading Analysing a Literature Text for Better Understanding

Why Literature? Understanding the Subject and it’s Value

Source Understanding why we need to study mathematics, science, and even history barely motivates students to put in the effort. What more a subject you don't see the purpose of? "Why must I study literature?""Isn't literature like English? So why must I study it twice?""Study literature for what? I'm not going to teach literature or … Continue reading Why Literature? Understanding the Subject and it’s Value

Writing Essays – The Keys to Communication

Source The PEEL method is the most-commonly taught method when it comes to essay writing in Singapore. Despite that, many students still struggle with understanding how to use the PEEL method across different subjects. In this three part series, we'll discuss the keys to communication through essay-writing, break down the PEEL method (complete with examples), … Continue reading Writing Essays – The Keys to Communication