Thinking Factory’s Holiday English workshops began as a way for students who were not in the regular classes
to benefit from our unique programmes.

PRIMARY 4 ENGLISH PAPER 1 AND PAPER 2 WORKSHOP

ONSITE OR ONLINE

This Primary 4 writing two-day workshop targets the following English Language components:

  • PAPER 1
  • One writing technique review (Developing a theme in a composition plot)
  • One composition writing each day
  • Marking and feedback will be provided by the teacher
  • Composition models & notes will be provided
  • PAPER 2
  • Review of common grammar mistakes
  • P4 Grammar MCQ and Cloze practices
  • Review of comprehension techniques and question types.
  • P4 comprehension passages practices

  • Check out the schedule below.
  • Attendance at the Bukit Timah Branch or via Zoom
  • Price: S$ 200

Zoom ID & password along with all the materials will be emailed 3 days before the workshop.

PRIMARY 4 ENGLISH WRITING AND ORAL WORKSHOP

ON-SITE OR ONLINE



This two-day workshop covers :

  • COMPOSITION WRITING
  • One writing technique review
  • One composition writing each day
  • Marking and feedback will be provided by the teacher
  • Composition models & notes will be provided
  • ORAL
  • Explanation and practice of our TREES approach for Stimulus-Based Conversation
  • 4 SBC of different themes will be worked on in a classroom setting
  • Conducted by MOE-Trained teachers
  • Check out the schedule below.
  • Workshop duration: 6 hours (2 x 3 hours)
  • Attendance at the Tuition Centre ( Bukit Timah or Hougang branch ) or via Zoom.
    All materials will be mailed to your home address (for students who attend online).
  • Price: S$ 220 (No GST)

Zoom ID & password along with all the materials will be emailed 3 days before the workshop.

PRIMARY 4 ENGLISH PAPER 2 WORKSHOP

ON-SITE OR ONLINE



This two-day workshop covers :

  • GRAMMAR
  • Review of common grammar rules
  • Grammar MCQ and Cloze practices
  • SYNTHESIS & TRANSFORMATION
  • Explanation of common Primary 4 S&T rules
  • S&T Practices
  • COMPREHENSION CLOZE
  • Explanation of types of words to fill in the blanks
  • Guidance on looking for contextual clues
  • Short Cloze Passage practices
  • COMPREHENSION
  • Review of comprehension techniques & question types
  • Practice of comprehension passages
  • Conducted by MOE-Trained teachers
  • Check out the schedule below.
  • Workshop duration: 6 hours (2 x 3 hours)
  • Attendance at the Tuition Centre ( Bukit Timah or Hougang branch ) or via Zoom.
    All materials will be mailed to your home address (for students who attend online).
  • Price: S$ 220 (No GST)

Zoom ID & password will be emailed 3 days before the workshop.

PRIMARY 5 ENGLISH WRITING AND ORAL WORKSHOP

ON-SITE OR ONLINE


This two-day workshop covers:

  • COMPOSITION WRITING
  • One writing technique review
  • One composition writing each day
  • Marking and feedback will be provided by the teacher
  • Composition models & notes will be provided
  • ORAL
  • Explanation and practice of Stimulus-Based Conversation
  • 4 Oral themes will be worked in a classroom setting
  • Conducted by MOE-Trained teachers
  • Check out the schedule below.
  • Total duration: 6-hour (2 x 3 hours)
  • Maximum 8 students | Attendance via Zoom | All materials will be mailed to your home address.
  • Price: S$ 250 (No GST)

Zoom ID & password will be emailed 3 days before the workshop.

PRIMARY 5 ENGLISH PAPER 2 WORKSHOP

ON-SITE OR ONLINE


This two-day workshop covers :

  • DAY 1 – GRAMMAR AND SYNTHESIS & TRANSFORMATION
  • Review of main grammar rules and tricky questions
  • Review of S&T rules
  • S&T practices
  • DAY 2 – CLOZE & COMPREHENSION
  • Tips on how to tackle the Comprehension Cloze passage
  • Guided Comprehension Cloze passage practices
  • Review of question types e.g. Inferential, Cause & Effect
  • Tips on how to answer the various question types
  • Conducted by MOE-Trained teachers
  • Check out the schedule below.
  • Workshop duration: 6 hours (2 x 3 hours)
  • Attendance at the Bukit Timah Shopping Centre Branch or via Zoom.
    All materials will be mailed to your home address (for students who attend online).
  • Price: S$ 250 (No GST)

Zoom ID & password along with all the materials will be emailed 3 days before the workshop.

P5 ENGLISH ORAL ONLINE WORKSHOP

THIS WORKSHOP IS FULLY BOOKED.

This two-day workshop covers:

  • SBC
  • How to use the TREES approach for SBC questions
  • 4 Oral themes
  • Key Oral questions and how to answer them
  • READING
  • Ways to ace the PSLE Reading passages using PIF
  • 2 INDIVIDUAL 10-MN ORAL TESTING
  • Students will be tested on the Reading & SBC components individually.
  • Marks, feedback and the model answers for the tests will be emailed to the parents after each test session.
  • The timing will be set for each student.
  • For example, student 1 will be given the 11am – 11.10 am timing slot.
  • The student must then re-enter the zoom workshop at that time to be tested.
  • Parents may request for an earlier or later timing slot.
  • Mon 4th & Tue 5th September 2023 – 9am to 11am (2 x 2 hours) + Individual Oral testing (2 x 10 minutes)
    THIS WORKSHOP IS FULLY BOOKED.
  • Total duration: 4h20
  • Maximum 8 students | Attendance via Zoom | All materials will be mailed to your home address.
  • Price: S$ 200

Zoom ID & password will be emailed 3 days before the workshop.

PSLE ENGLISH ORAL ONLINE WORKSHOP



This two-day workshop covers :

  • STIMULUS-BASED CONVERSATION
  • Explanation of the TREES approach
  • Practice of 6 oral themes
  • Discussion on key Oral questions for PSLE SBC
  • READING PASSAGE
  • We will present the best ways to ace the PSLE Reading passages using PIF
  • Each student will be tested individually
  • INDIVIDUAL 15-MN ORAL TESTING
  • Each student will be tested individually twice (one test per day)
  • Feedback and marks will be written on an Oral Feedback Form and sent to the parents
  • Model for each oral tests will also be sent for students to file them away for revision before examination
  • Conducted by MOE-Trained teachers
  • Check out the schedule below.
  • Workshop duration: 4 hours (2 x 2 hours) + 2 individual testing
  • Online Attendance Via Zoom. All materials will be mailed to your home address.
  • Price S$ 250 (No GST)

Zoom ID & password will be emailed 3 days before the workshop.

PSLE ENGLISH PAPER 1 WORKSHOP



This two-day workshop covers the following English Language components:

  • COMPOSITION WRITING

Students will:

  • Learn two writing techniques
  • Write two compositions of different themes *
  • Discuss the Past Preliminary Composition themes and past PSLE themes. 

* The two compositions will be marked and returned along with teacher’s feedback.
Composition models & notes will be provided

  • SITUATIONAL WRITING

Students will :

  • Review the rules of formal and informal writing (SW)
  • Write two situational writing pieces (one formal and one informal)

  • Conducted by MOE-trained teachers
  • Check out the schedule below.
  • Total duration : 6-hour workshop (2 x 3 hours)
  • Attendance at the Tuition Centre ( Bukit Timah or Hougang branch ) or via Zoom.
    All materials will be mailed to your home address (for students who attend online).
  • Price S$ 250 (No GST)

Zoom ID & password will be emailed 3 days to online students before the workshop.

PSLE ENGLISH PAPER 2 WORKSHOP


This two-day workshop covers the following English Language components:

  • DAY 1 – GRAMMAR AND SYNTHESIS & TRANSFORMATION REVISION
  • Review of main grammar rules and tricky questions
  • Review of S&T rules
  • S&T practices
  • DAY 2 – CLOZE & COMPREHENSION REVISION
  • Tips on how to tackle the Comprehension Cloze passage
  • Guided Comprehension Cloze passage practices
  • Review of question types e.g. Inferential, Cause & Effect
  • Tips on how to answer the various question types
  • Conducted by MOE-Trained teachers
  • Check out the schedule below.
  • Total duration: 6-hour workshop (2 x 3 hours)
  • Attendance at the Tuition Centre (Bukit Timah or Hougang branch) or via Zoom.
    All materials will be mailed to your home address (for students who attend online).
  • Price S$ 250 (No GST)

Zoom ID & password will be emailed 3 days to online students before the workshop.

PRIMARY 6 ENGLISH WRITING AND ORAL WORKSHOP


This two-day workshop covers :

  • PAPER 1 COMPONENT
  • 2 writing techniques will be taught and practised over the 2 days.
  • 2 compositions of different themes will be discussed and written then marked and returned.
  • ORAL
  • Review of the TREES approach for SBC questions
  • 4 Oral themes will be worked in a classroom setting.
  • Workshop duration: 6 hours (2 x 3 hours)
  • Conducted by our founder Teacher Evelyn
  • Monday 11th & Tuesday 12th March 2024 | 9am – 12pm
  • Online or On-site Attendance at our Bukit Timah Branch (10 seats available for On-site).
    All materials will be mailed to your home address (for students who attend online).
  • Price S$ 250 (No GST)

Zoom ID & password will be emailed 3 days before the workshop.

PRIMARY 6 ENGLISH PAPER 2 WORKSHOP


This two-day workshop covers :

  • COMPREHENSION CLOZE

Students will learn how to identify the following:

  • Types of possible words that can fit in a blank e.g. nouns, adverbs
  • Types of Contextual Clues e.g. Phrasal Verbs, Collocations

Students will then practice guided Cloze passages.

  • COMPREHENSION OPEN-ENDED

Students will learn how to:

  • Read to understand the passage
  • Identify question types e.g. Inferential, Cause & Effect
  • Answer question types

Students will then practice Comprehension Open-ended passages.

  • SYNTHESIS & TRANSFORMATION
  • Review common & uncommon Synthesis & Transformation rules.
  • Workshop duration: 6 hours (2 x 3 hours)
  • Conducted by our founder Teacher Evelyn
  • Online or On-site Attendance at our Bukit Timah Branch (10 seats for On-site).
    All materials will be mailed to your home address for students who attend online.
  • Price S$ 250 ( No GST)

Zoom ID & password will be emailed 3 days before the workshop.

SECONDARY 1 BRIDGING WORKSHOP

ON-SITE OR ONLINE

This two-day S1 Bridging Workshop covers:

  • EXPLANATION OF THE DIFFERENT COMPONENTS IN SECONDARY 1 ENGLISH
  • TIPS ON HOW TO SCORE FOR EACH COMPONENT
  • GUIDANCE ON WRITING A PERSONAL RECOUNT & A SITUATIONAL WRITING
  • GUIDANCE ON ANNOTATING A COMPREHENSION PASSAGE & LOOKING FOR SUMMARY CLUES
  • 5-hour workshop (2 x 2.5 hours)
  • Sun 5th & Sun 19th November 2023 – 10 am to 12.30 pm (2 x 2.5 hours)
  • Attendance at the Bukit Timah branch or via Zoom. All materials are formatted in powerpoint.
  • Price: S$ 250

Zoom ID & password along with all the materials will be emailed 3 days before the workshop.

Sorry, all August workshops are now full.

Check our PSLE English ORAL E-learning Series instead

English Workshops dates

WorkshopDateTime
P4 Writing and Oral workshop - FULLY BOOKEDMon 3rd & Tue 4th June9am to 12pm
P4 Writing and Oral workshop - FULLY BOOKEDMon 3rd & Tue 4th June1pm to 4pm
P4 Paper 2 workshop - Bukit Timah branch or OnlineThu 20th & Fri 21st June1pm to 4pm
P5 Paper 1 & Oral Workshop - FULLY BOOKEDMon 3rd & Tue 4th June9am to 12pm
P5 Paper 1 & Oral Workshop - Hougang branch or OnlineWed 5th & Thu 6th June9am to 12pm
P5 Paper 2 Workshop - Hougang branch or OnlineWed 12th & Thu 13th June9am to 12pm
P5 Paper 2 Workshop - FULLY BOOKEDThu 20th & Fri 21st June9am to 12pm
PSLE Oral Workshop - FULLY BOOKEDMon 3rd & Tue 4th June9am to 11am
PSLE Oral Workshop - FULLY BOOKEDTue 18th & Wed 19th June9am to 11am
PSLE Paper 1 Workshop - FULLY BOOKEDWed 5th & Thu 6th June9am to 12pm
PSLE Paper 1 Workshop - Online (On-site is full)Wed 5th & Thu 6th June1pm to 4pm
PSLE Paper 1 Workshop - Bukit Timah or OnlineMon 10th & Tue 11th June1pm to 4pm
PSLE Paper 2 Workshop - FULLY BOOKEDMon 10th & Tue 11th June9am to 12pm
PSLE Paper 2 Workshop - FULLY BOOKEDWed 12th & Thu 13th June9am to 12pm
PSLE Paper 2 Workshop - Online (On-Site is full)Wed 12th & Thu 13th June1pm to 4pm

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