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IP Exam Workshop Series – Key Skills for IP English/Language Arts

 

In order to excel in the IP English/ Language Arts, it is important to have a good foundation and master the basic blocks of the different components. In this workshop, your child will be equipped with the essential skills to help him/her to effectively score for the IP English/Language Arts component in school. 

Your child will learn how to master the basic skills to tackle each component effectively. In these 10 sessions, he/she will be able to understand the fundamentals needed to excel in the English/ Language Arts. These skills will not only get him/her through the IP programme, as they are also skills that will be beneficial for your child throughout his/her life. 

There are 10 sessions to the entire series and it has been broken down to 5 different parts, each focusing on one component for 2 intensive sessions. 

 

The following are the highlights of the 5 components that will be covered during the workshop:

 

 

Summary Writing 1 & 2 

18 & 19 Mar (Mon & Tue)

2 pm – 5 pm

How to write effective summaries

 

Learn the guaranteed method to score at least 8 marks for summary

 

Learn what to leave out of the summary, and why!

 

Rephrasing & word replacement techniques

 

Graded summary (from easy to difficult) writing exercises

 

 

 

Poetry Analysis 1 & 2

20 & 21 Mar (Wed & Thu)

2 pm – 5 pm

How to understand Poetry

 

Learn the basic building blocks of Literary Analysis 

(Simile, Metaphor, Personification, Tone, Mood, Irony, Allusion etc) 

 

Understand exactly what each poem is saying (no guessing involved!)

 

Learn the proper phrasing for answering Literature questions

 

 

 

Comprehension Techniques 1 & 2

17 & 18 Jun (Mon & Tue)

9.30 am – 12.30 pm

Learn why most students are unable to answer the simple “Why” question correctly

 

Acquire a simple-to-apply method for answering questions about figurative language (similes and metaphors)

 

Learn a method to track ideas visually for better understanding

 

Discover the 6 most common type of writing structures used in comprehension passages, and learn how to use them to look for clues

 

 

 

Essay Writing Secrets 1 & 2

19 & 20 Jun (Wed & Thu)

9.30 am – 12.30 pm

How to write good essays

 

Most schools teach “PEEL” as a method for structuring essays — and many teachers teach it the wrong way! Learn the true and correct way of applying “PEEL” to essay writing 

 

Learn the 6 most common types of structures for powerful essay writing 

 

Learn how to write good introductions

 

Learn and practice advanced writing techniques for polishing your essay writing to impress your readers!

 

Learn how to end with a bang, by writing good conclusions 

 

 

 

Studying for Literature 1 & 2

24 & 25 Jun (Mon & Tue)

9.30 am – 12.30 pm 

Learn how to read Literature from different perspectives

 

Understand the nuances of the Third and First person narrator

 

Understand how metaphor and simile are used

 

Understand irony, symbolism

 

Understand personification and figurative language  

 

Understand text and sub-text

 

Understand structure and timeline

 

Shortcuts for Shakespeare

 

 

Save up to $192.60 when you register for 10 Sessions by 10 Mar!

 

The following are the price for the 10 Sessions of the workshop:

Early Bird Price 

(ends 10 Mar)

After Early Bird Price 
1 Component

(2 Sessions, 6 hrs)

$ 160.50 $ 214
3 Components

(6 Sessions, 18 hrs)

$ 449.40 $ 513.60
BEST VALUE! 

5 Components

(10 Sessions, 30 hrs)

$ 642 $ 834.60

 

MS Central Campus @ HDB Hub 

 

Address  530 Lorong 6 Toa Payoh #02-06, S(310530)

(opposite ‘SingPost’ via Link Bridge) 


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