Please find hereafter the CA1 vocabulary list by school for Primary 5 students.


  1. to brood –to think for a long time about things that make you sad worried, or angry
  2. to tread – to move or proceed on
  3. to thrash – to swing, beat, or strike in the manner of rapidly moving
  4. hold his tongue – remain silent
  5. bite his head off – to speak sharply and with great anger
  6. to set off – to start on a trip OR to set in motion
  7. to dart – sudden, quick movements
  8. to amble – to walk in a slow relaxed manner

Rosyth CA1

  1. hit below the belt – to unfairly say or do something that hurts someone
  2. jumped the gun – to act before the correct time
  3. unanimous – fully in agreement
  4. conclusive – proving that something is true or ending any doubt
  5. bystanders – a person who is standing near and watching something that is happening but is not taking part in it
  6. insure – to protect yourself against risk by regularly paying a special company that will provide a fixed amount of money if you are killed or injured or if your home or possessions are damaged, destroyed, or stolen

Pei Hwa CA1

  1. dejected – unhappy, disappointed, without hope
  2. awed -a feeling of great respect sometimes mixed with fear or surprise
  3. conceal – hide
  4. veil – something that prevents you from knowing what is happening
  5. ponder – to think carefully about something, especially for a noticeable length of time
  6. falter – to lose strength or purpose and stop, or almost stop
  7. impetuous – likely to do something suddenly, without considering the results of your actions
  8. absolute – very great or to the largest degree possible

ACS Junior CA1

  1. cold feet – to suddenly become too frightened to do something you had planned to do, especially something important
  2. something afoot – a plan or a scheme that is already happening or underway
  3. crackling – short, dry, sharp sounds made by something
  4. whoosh – a soft sound made by something moving fast through the air or like that made when air is pushed out of something


  1. undoubtedly – very likely, almost certain
  2. probe to try to discover information that other people do not want you to know, by asking questions carefully and not directly
  3. imminent – coming or likely to happen very soon
  4. awaiting – wait for an event
  5. prospective – relating to or effective in the future
  6. laborious – needing a lot of time and effort
  7. rigid – not to be able to change or be persuaded (person)

Nan Hua CA1

  1. diplomacy – the management of relationships between countries
  2. proficiency – great skill, ability, and experience
  3. tie the knot – to get married
  4. bury the hatchet – to make peace
  5. ardent – showing strong feelings
  6. allotted- to give something, especially a share of something available, for a particluar purpose
  7. stipulated – to say exactly how something must be or must be done
  8. calls a spade a spade – speak frankly and bluntly

Red Swastika CA1

  1. legitimate – allowed by law
  2. legendary – very famous and admired or spoken about
  3. opponent – a person who disagrees with something and speaks against it or tries to change it
  4. foe – an enemy
  5. baffled – confused
  6. enamoured – liking something a lot

2023 P5 English tuition timetable

BranchDayStart timeEnd time
Bukit TimahWED5 pm7 pm
Bukit TimahTHU3 pm5 pm
Bukit TimahSUN12 pm2 pm
Hougang PelikatWED5 pm7 pm
Hougang PelikatSAT1.30 pm3.30 pm
Hougang PelikatSAT3.30 pm5.30 pm