Want to test your understanding of the anthology "Hook and Eye: Stories from the Margins"? Hook-And-Eye-essay-questionsDownload Writing essays can take a very long time, especially as there are so many questions. A great way to create notes for yourself whilst answering these questions is to mindmap. BUT HOLD ON! This is not an excuse for … Continue reading Hook and Eye: Practice Essay Questions (and Mindmap tips!)
News Articles for English and Social Studies
A question I get asked a lot is about studying for social studies and English discursive/argumentative essays. What makes these two examination types so unique is the lack of spoon-feeding - there are no books or concrete notes that provide a student with the evidence required to attempt such essays. To help with the learning … Continue reading News Articles for English and Social Studies
Literary Devices to Know (Lower Sec Literature)
Annotating a poem, play, or a piece of a prose is not just about finding out what the basic meaning/message is. Rather, there is a lot more to discovered when you read between the lines. But what does it mean to read between the lines?
Breaking Down the PEEL Method for Writing Essays
One of the keys to effective communication is to communicate in an easy to absorb flow. This is why we use the PEEL format. Whilst it is not the only way to effectively communicate a stand, it's an easy-to-adopt structure to use until you have gotten a hang of persuasion.
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