Writing Crash Course for GENERAL PAPER

Dates: Saturday 17th Oct or Saturday 24th Oct (choose one)

Time: 7.00 pm – 10.00 pm.

Location: Blk 644, Bukit Batok Central, #01-68. S(650644).

(Our location is just a 3-min walk from either the Bukit Batok MRT station or the Bukit Batok Bus Interchange. Buses that stop along the roads surrounding our location are numbers 157, 178, 66, 506, 173, 174, 176, 187, 985. Buses services which terminate at Bukit Batok Bus Interchange are 61, 77, 106, 173, 177, 189, 852, 941, 945, 947)

Fee: $150

Aim of the writing crash course:

The aim of the writing crash course is to provide an in depth solution for students facing problems for Paper 1. Do you find it difficult to generate points and ideas? Do you hit a mental roadblock when trying to come up with relevant examples? If you answered yes to either of these questions, consider signing up for this crash course.

This crash course aims to fix the bad habits that students generally fall into while preparing for their essay writing examinations. Attending this class will provide you with a structured path to mastering as much of the basic skills that you will need to tackle the A level paper. Together, we will focus on overcoming your difficulties in writing a coherent and analytical essay.

Areas to be covered:

Skills Description
Tips & tricks of writing/Essay writing best practices Learn how to maximize your resources
Strengthening Linkages Learn how to analyse a topic in writing
“Lubricating” Brainstorming Techniques Feeling stuck? Learn how to break writer’s block
Strengthening PEEL Strengthening your basic structural skills
Topic vs Issue Separate subjects and arguments
Idea vs Example Avoiding “example-driven arguments”
Writing great introductions and conclusions Set yourself apart from the cliché writing

Benefits of the course:

  1. Inspire greater confidence for General Paper
  2. Provide structure to score better marks
  3. Promote deeper analysis for higher scores
  4. Providing checklists to avoid going out of point
  5. Limit bad habits that prevent students from excelling

About the tutor:

Gerald Chew is a BBA (Hons) graduate from the National University of Singapore and an affiliate accountant with the ACCA. A voracious reader since young, Gerald has spent years honing his writing and argumentative ability. He is able to break down even the most complex of issues into understandable terms for his students and takes pride in expanding their areas of expertise. Gerald is no stranger to the argumentative style of writing and has represented his alma mater, Pioneer Junior College, in debating competitions. Gerald has also actively participated in Singapore’s local poetry scene but has since taken a step back to focus on his real passion, teaching.

TO REGISTER, SMS <STUDENT NAME> , <GPCC> TO 97860411. Please indicate 17th or 24th Oct.

As places are limited, pre-payment is encouraged to confirm your attendance. You can make cash or cheque payment by visiting the centre at the address above.


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