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GEP screening test? Go or no Go

Poll ended at Tue Aug 12, 2008 12:26 pm

Must Go
7
35%
Can Try
11
55%
Don't Go
2
10%
 
Total votes : 20

Re: GEP 2011 Screening and Selection Dates

Postby Edureach » Fri May 20, 2011 11:33 pm

vlim wrote:
Edureach wrote:Yes! Must be natural.


sorry...I am 'Auntie' not 'Lady'... :wink: :wink:



Nowadays well -informed aunties are also known as ladies. This term is interchangeable.

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Re: GEP 2011 Screening and Selection Dates

Postby vlim » Fri May 20, 2011 11:40 pm

Edureach wrote:
vlim wrote:
Edureach wrote:Yes! Must be natural.


sorry...I am 'Auntie' not 'Lady'... :wink: :wink:



Nowadays well -informed aunties are also known as ladies. This term is interchangeable.


of course if someone call me lady instead of auntie..I would be most happy.. :wink: ...just joking la.... :dancing:

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Re: All About GEP

Postby Zann » Sat May 21, 2011 12:21 am

I like to hear "ah mueh" in particular.

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Re: GEP 2011 Screening and Selection Dates

Postby jtoh » Sat May 21, 2011 8:32 am

vlim wrote:
Edureach wrote:Yes! Must be natural.


sorry...I am 'Auntie' not 'Lady'... :wink: :wink:


:laugh: :laugh: :laugh: vlim, you're funny!!!

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Re: All About GEP

Postby jtoh » Sat May 21, 2011 8:32 am

Zann wrote:I like to hear "ah mueh" in particular.


How about 'Ah Nia'? :lol:

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Re: All About GEP

Postby keborah » Sat May 21, 2011 7:11 pm

Thx for the dates, they did not fall on weekends? Thought previously the gep tests were on weekends.

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Re: All About GEP

Postby Pen88n » Sat May 21, 2011 7:46 pm

keborah wrote:Thx for the dates, they did not fall on weekends? Thought previously the gep tests were on weekends.


I remembered 1st round test definitely on weekday as it was conducted during school hours. 2nd round test was during the PSLE marking days as I had to arrange to fetch.

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Re: All About GEP

Postby jtoh » Sat May 21, 2011 9:17 pm

keborah wrote:Thx for the dates, they did not fall on weekends? Thought previously the gep tests were on weekends.


They switched the screening test to a weekday so that all students can participate in it. Selection test is always on PSLE marking days.

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Re: All About GEP

Postby keborah » Sat May 21, 2011 9:34 pm

Got it :smile:

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Re: All About GEP

Postby yukilei » Mon May 23, 2011 8:52 am

matadorepy wrote:
sandunes wrote:yukilei, I will talk to the EL teacher too before deciding what to do. Hope u will hear from the teacher soon.


actually surprise me that a GEP student can fail his english test, more likely a one-off bad performance. One of the criteria for GEP selection at P3 is the grasp and maturity in the usage of the english langauge apart from strength in other areas like analytical thinking etc. :smile:


The English standard is pretty high. The cloze passage can be as long as 2 pages. When he was in P4, he only score 22/40 for GEP english paper. But when he did his mainstream English, he scored full marks. Now in P5, he failed his English paper. But in GEP, there's other assignment for English, eg, writing of mystery story, summary, book review etc. But in GEP, passing grade is not 50%. It's 70%. So, he might not be able to meet it since he does not do well in his paper. I think he got selected because of Math cos he's strong in Math.

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