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Feb
09

Key Tips On Writing Good Compositions For Primary School

6 Tips On How to Write a Good Composition For Primary School Students In Singapore, the primary school English syllabus requires students to write a composition.  But there is little guidance on how to do so.  Most of the advice given by adults on writing compositions is generic, like “Read more books…”  or “Write more […]

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Feb
09

Using Creative Words and Phrases for Composition Writing & Essays

How to Use Creative Words and Phrases for Composition Writing & Essays? This blog post will teach you how to use creative and inspired phrases for composition writing.  It will also give you examples and ideas of Idioms, Similes, Metaphors or Personification that you can use in your compositions. But first, here’s a Free Ebook […]

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Jan
10

Free Test Papers for Primary School English Compositions Exams

Free Test Papers English Compositions Exams Before the Exams Start! Here are some free test papers  (English Composition topics) for your child to practice before exams. We have selected common exam questions that are frequently tested in school. (For primary 3- 6).   Some of them were tested in the more recent PSLE exams.    Primary […]

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Jun
29

PSLE Marking Scheme and Format for English Composition

Not sure about the PSLE English Composition format? Not sure how your child’s compo is marked and graded? In this article, we will answer your burning questions!   Composition Format Students are given a topic with three pictures, each providing different interpretations of the said topic. Based on one, (two, or all ) of the […]

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Nov
29

How to use Proverbs in Your Composition

Proverbs are phrases that are commonly used and widely understood.  They can also be mantras that are passed down for generations.  Proverbs can be used to convey advice. Here’s a common proverb that you may have heard before: “Practice makes perfect.”   As children, we hear them from our  parents and teachers. And as we grow up, […]

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Nov
18

8 Common Grammar Mistakes for Primary School Compositions

Is your child’s compo score constantly dragged down by his or her language marks? Do you feel like even after all the model compo books you’ve made him read, your child doesn’t seem to improve? For this article we examine some common grammar mistakes made by students who have not grasped the concept behind these grammar rules. Not having […]

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Apr
21

9 Common Mistakes made in PSLE Composition Writing

9 Common Mistakes made in PSLE Composition Writing Throughout my years teaching students in Singapore PSLE Composition Writing, I realised that there are several common mistakes made by my students.  If you are a parent guiding your child to take PSLE  this year,  be aware of some of the common mistakes.   1.  Cliched Intro Introductory paragraphs for […]

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Mar
23

Model Compositions for Primary School Students

Examples of Model Compositions from Primary School Students in Singapore Here’s a collection of Model Compositions written by Primary School students in Singapore.  (If you want our best compositions,  scroll to the bottom of this page to download our FREE ‘Model Compositions for Primary School’ ebook.) These compos are written by our students.  They are based […]

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Feb
18

What’s the Best Age to Start Learning English?

What’s the Best Age to Start Learning English? The best age to learn English or any language for that matter, may differ from individual to individual.  But in general, the optimal age that experts recommend is between 3-12 years old. Does that mean that students aged 13 and above, who have a poor grasp of English, […]

By Jerry Lee | Grammar . Primary School English
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Jan
16

Common PSLE Composition Topics – How to Handle Them from Writing Samurai

Common PSLE Composition Topics – Best Methods of Handling Them from Writing Samurai Here are some PSLE composition topics and some ideas on how you can handle them. ( Based on the New Singapore Primary School English Syllabus!) ^^Play this Video above^^   New Syllabus PSLE Composition Topics – What to take note of For the new syllabus, your […]

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