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

PRIMARY 4 ENGLISH WRITING AND COMPREHENSION WORKSHOP

During the 2 day workshop, we will work on:

COMPOSITION

  • Two writing techniques will be taught over the 2 days
  • Two compositions of different themes will be planned, discussed and written
  • Planning & models will be provided

PAPER 2 COMPONENTS

  • Comprehension Open- ended will be worked on over two days.
  • Students will practice Reading to understand, Identifying questions types and clues and techniques of answering
  • Check out the schedule below.
  • Attendance at the Bukit Timah Branch or via Zoom

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

SECONDARY 1 ENGLISH WORKSHOP


The aim of the 2-day workshop is to

  • Introduce students to main components of the Secondary English Syllabus.
  • Highlight to them to significant differences between the Primary and Secondary English syllabus.
  • Help prepare students to meet the needs of the Secondary English Syllabus and diminish the difficulties faced by students during the transition .


During the 2-day workshop, we will cover:

PAPER 1

  • Situational writing
  • Focus on formal and informal letters/email
  • Students will understand how marks are awarded and expectations for  format, tone and content
  • Composition
  • Focus on descriptive and narrative
  • Students will understand the expected change in writing style.
  • Using language tools to communicate ideas

PAPER 2

  • Text 1: Visual text: Identifying target audience, purpose and use of visual stimulus
  • Text 2: Narrative text: Identifying language tools used, commonly asked questions and structure of answers)
  • Text 3: Non Narrative text & summary writing: Focus on summary writing skills
  • Check the schedule below
  • Attendance at Bukit Timah Branch or via Zoom

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


December 2021 English Workshops dates

LevelDayStart timeEnd time
Primary 4 WorkshopDecember 6th & 8th1 pm4 pm
Secondary 1 WorkshopDecember 1st & 3rd12.30 am3.30 pm
Updated on November 17, 2021

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