There isn't much to study for English compared to Sciences and Humanities.
However, English plays an extremely important role in L1R5 tabulation.
Weak Vocabulary and Grammar
Your sentence structure and diction affects the fluency and quality of your writing. This is highly pertinent to editing, writing and summary, which takes up more than 50% of the paper.
Difficulty in devising clear and concise topic sentences
Students are often unable to come up with succinct topic sentences that addresses essay questions
Limited Knowledge On Current Affairs
Students often lack sufficient current affairs about the world as well as Singapore, which impairs their ability to craft high-scoring essays
Reasons for low English Distinction Rates
Providing you with a structured and concrete approach to English, acing your L1R5.
A critical thinking framework put together by top school experienced teachers
WEEKLY PRACTICE & EXPOSURE
Lesson structure covers expository/argumentative essay writing, comprehension, summary and current affairs
Weekly timed practices to ensure students are exam-ready.
UNIQUE DUAL TEACHING SYSTEM
2 specialised teachers per session who will each focus on teaching comprehension and essay skills in order for students to gain learn from differing perspectives and style.
PROVEN CRITICAL THINKING MODEL
Contrary to the thinking that English cannot be studied, Indigo's effective critical thinking models put together by ex-teachers from top schools, can be learnt and used to approach essays and application question
The Indigo English Approach
Quality notes for easy revision
Distilled current affairs knowledge by topics carefully-curated based on current trends.
Top notch model essays and brainstorming techniques on a weekly basis.
Applicable and transferrable skills
In class, teachers focus on strategies to answering questions and provide multiple perspectives on an issue to develop critical thinking skills
In line with MOE exam trends, Indigo covers an extensive range of topics and comprehension text types weekly. Students also practise writing PEEL pargraphs and comprehension texts. This ensures that students are prepared for their O level examinations
The Indigo English Curriculum
Structured and Focused Lessons
|ESSAY/SITUATIONAL WRITING/ORAL||Brainstorming ideas using newspaper articles
Practise writing PEEL paragraphs
|Developing skills to write high-scoring essays
Discussing and receiving feedback from tutors
|EDITING/COMPREHENSION + CURRENT AFFAIRS||Complete various comprehension text types during classes
Distilled current affairs knowledge by topics carefully-curated based on current trends
|Highlighting of pertinent points and keywords while reviewing answers
Translating current affairs knowledge into effective examples
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