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'O' Level English Courses @ Langlit English Centre

Postby LanglitEnglish » Fri Sep 30, 2016 2:12 pm

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Is your son/daughter sitting for the 'O' Level English Language Exam on 24 October and still struggling to figure out how to answer comprehension and summary writing questions at this late stage?

If so, we can help. We have pre-'O' Levels English Language Workshops (1 - 8 October) to give your child a last-minute boost:

(1) Unravelling the Mysteries of the Written Word - Module 1 (4 October)
This is a highly interactive workshop covering all 8 types of comprehension questions, and paying particular attention to Language Use for Impact Questions.

(2) Unravelling the Mysteries of the Written Word - Module 1a (1 Oct)
This is a hands-on 'O' Level comprehension workshop covering the 3 most difficult question types: Inferential, Use Your Own Words and Language Use for Impact Questions.

Students will get to tackle exercises on their own before the answers are discussed so that they will learn what their weaknesses are and how to avoid making such mistakes in the future. They will be taught how to answer these questions effectively; they will also learn the thought processes that they need to go through to come up with good answers.

(3) Unravelling the Mysteries of the Written Word - Module 5 (1 Oct)

This is a Comprehension + Summary Skills Crash Course. This workshop will be particularly useful for students who have difficulty answering Language Use for Impact and Use Your Own Words questions, and have little idea how to cut down the number of words or write fluent and effective summaries.

(4) Unravelling the Mysteries of the Written Word - Module 1b (8 Oct - 2 sessions)

This is brand new hands-on Comprehension workshop designed to give students pre-'O' Level exam practice, allowing them to hone their skills in answering Inferential, Language Use for Impact and Use Your Own Words questions. Students get to attempt exercises on their own (under exam conditions) before answers are discussed so that they can learn the common mistakes they make, and how to avoid them. The in-depth discussions on how answers can be arrived at will also get students used to the thought processes that are absolutely essential for answering these types of questions effectively.

TRAINER:
Mrs Marife Cruz Yap
Director/Principal Trainer
Langlit Educational Services Pte Ltd
BA Hons (English Language) [NUS]
Dip Ed (English Language & Literature) [Institute of Education]
Ex-MOE 'O' Level EL Teacher
Author of:
(1) Distinction in English - 'O' Level Comprehension
(2) Distinction in English - 'O' Level Vocabulary &
(3) Distinction in English - Lower Secondary Comprehension
[published by Marshall Cavendish Education]
Alumna of:
Raffles Girls' Secondary School & National Junior College

The workshop schedule is as follows:

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Please contact Mrs Yap via Whatsapp / sms (97456398) to book a seat for your son/daughter.

For more information on our company and our courses, please visit our website: http://www.langlit.com. Click here if you would like to read students' feedback on our courses: http://www.langlit.com/feedbackonourcourses.htm

*If your child is unable to attend the workshops on these dates, it is possible to arrange for our trainer to run one or more workshops on alternative dates if you can get at least 5 students to attend the workshop(s) with your child on those dates.

Look out for our upcoming posts:
* Helping 'O' Level Students Improve in English
*Post-PSLE/Pre-Sec 1 English Comprehension Preparation Courses &
*Parent Information Sessions (English Language) for parents of current P6 Students

Organiser: Langlit Educational Services Pte Ltd (Reg. No. 200401314H)

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Re: 'O' Level English Exam Preparation Workshop - 8 & 9 Oct

Postby LanglitEnglish » Wed Oct 05, 2016 5:57 pm

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To cater to the needs of 'O' Level students who cannot attend our Module 1b comprehension workshops on Saturday, 8 October, we have organized another one for this Sunday morning (9 October / 10.00 am - 1.00 pm). This workshop is now confirmed.

Module 1b is an excellent workshop for preparing Sec 4 Exp and Sec 5 NA students for the coming 'O' Level English Exam
. It is a 3-hr hands-on workshop that focuses on the 3 most difficult types of comprehension questions, namely, Inferential, Language Use for Impact and Use Your Own Words questions.

In Part 1 of this workshop, students will be given Mock Test -- they will be given time to tackle a Text 2 / Narrative test paper under exam conditions before the trainer guides them through the thought processes that they need to go through in order to arrive at the answers. Part 2 will have students applying their comprehension skills to more questions, which they will tackle on their own before the answers are discussed. By the end of the workshop, the students would have discovered the mistakes they tend to make, and learned how to avoid them during the EL exam.

To sign up for this workshop, please contact Mrs Yap via Whatsapp or sms (97456398).

Workshop Title: Unravelling the Mysteries of the Written Word - Module 1b
Cost: $45/- per student
Dates / Time:
(1) 9 October 2016 (Sunday) / 10.00 am - 1.00 pm -- Course Confirmed
(2) 8 October 2016 (Saturday) / 10.00 am - 1.00 pm -- Tentative (Minimum no. of students needed: 6)
(3) 8 October 2016 (Saturday) / 2.00 pm - 5.00 pm -- Tentative (Minimum no. of students needed: 6)

Please visit our website (http://www.langlit.com) for updates on the status of the workshops scheduled for 8 October.

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Re: Post-PSLE/Pre-Sec 1 Preparatory English Courses

Postby LanglitEnglish » Mon Oct 10, 2016 5:12 pm

Post-PSLE/Pre-Sec 1 Preparatory English Courses

Many students feel bewildered when they start Sec 1 only to find that many of the question types in the 'O' Level English comprehension paper are mind-bogglingly difficult to tackle.

Save your child from unnecessary stress in Sec 1 next year, by putting him/her through our Post-PSLE/pre-Sec 1 English Preparatory Course during the end-of-year holidays.

These are enjoyable, interactive workshops conducted in a relaxing environment by Marife Cruz Yap, author of Distinction in English -- 'O' Level Comprehension, and Distinction in English -- Lower Secondary Comprehension (published by Marshall Cavendish Education), and an experienced English Language training consultant who has been conducting English courses in various secondary schools since 1998.

Knowing what to expect, and having been armed with the critical comprehension and summary writing skills, your child will start secondary school feeling confident instead of lost during their English Language lessons.

Venue: Langlit English Centre, 80 Changi Road, #05-15, Singapore 419715

Class Size: 8 - 20 students.

Watch out for our course details and schedule on our website (http://www.langlit.com) and on our Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/langlitenglish)

If you have a child in Primary 6, and would like to receive information on these courses, please contact Mrs Yap via Whatsapp / sms (97456398) / email (marifeyap@langlit.com) to register your interest.

Organizer: Langlit Educational Services Pte Ltd (Reg. No. 200401314H)

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Re: Last-Minute 'O' Level Comprehension & Summary Workshops!

Postby LanglitEnglish » Wed Oct 12, 2016 6:08 pm

The 'O' Level English Language Exam is on 24 October 2016

If your child does not know what to do to prepare for the Comprehension paper, or does not really know how to answer comprehension and summary writing questions, it is not too late to put him through one of more of our workshops.

Our workshop schedule is given below:

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Re:Information Sessions for Parents of 2017 Sec 1 Students

Postby LanglitEnglish » Thu Oct 20, 2016 9:40 pm

Our Principal Trainer, Marife Cruz Yap, will be conducting a few Information Sessions for Parents of current P6 students.

These sessions will help parents to understand the difference between PSLE and 'O' Level English Language lessons / exams, so that they will be aware of the challenges that their children will have to face when they start secondary school next year, and how they can help their children prepare for Sec 1 English Language lessons.

Details of these sessions will be released by this Saturday.

Watch out for the details on this forum, our website (http://www.langlit.com) and our Facebook page ([url]www.facebook.com/langlitenglish[/url]).

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Re: Post-PSLE/Pre-Sec 1 Info Sessions for P6 Parents

Postby LanglitEnglish » Sat Oct 22, 2016 12:40 pm

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Pre-Sec 1 Information Sessions for P6 Parents

Postby LanglitEnglish » Wed Oct 26, 2016 5:13 pm

Calling parents of current P6 students!

If you're wondering if there is vast difference between PSLE and 'O' Level English, the answer is a resounding YES!

Many students struggle with comprehension and summary questions in Sec 1, and for quite a number of students, these problems stay with them till the year they sit for their 'O' Levels.

If you are a parent who is actively involved in your child's schooling, you may wish to attend our Post-PSLE / Pre-Sec 1 Information Session ("From PSLE to 'O' Level English: A Quantum Leap") .

This Information Session is specially designed for P6 parents who would like to find out the similarities and differences between PSLE and 'O' Level English, and more importantly, how they can help their children to prepare for Sec 1 English Language Lessons.

The speaker, Mrs Marife Cruz Yap, is the author of Distinction in English - 'O' Level Comprehension and Distinction in English -- Lower Secondary Comprehension (published by Marshall Cavendish Education), and is a very experienced 'O' Level English Language Trainer whose workshops are attended by students and teachers alike.

And to help P6 students to prepare for Sec 1 English Language Lessons, Marife Yap will be conducting some English Language Bridging courses during the school holidays. The schedule for these workshops will be released on our website.

The schedule and other details of the Information Sessions for parents are given in the attached flyer. If you are unable to attend on these dates, don't worry -- we will be scheduling more sessions in the near future. Watch out for updates on our website: http://www.langlit.com

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