Most Common O-level Mistakes

These are the most common mistakes students make for their O-level English paper. Following the popularity of the  Most Common PSLE Mistakes List that I compiled last month, I think it would be beneficial for my O-level students to have something alike. Here it is! Even though that list was termed ‘for PSLE’, I seriously…

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Pitfalls To Avoid in Your Narrative Essay

These are the most common plot holes student make in their narrative essay. Take heed of these hazards, and you’ll certainly improve your narrative writing. A character is unexpectedly in possession of knowledge or facts they were not in possession of earlier. A character behaves in a way not suggested by earlier actions or expressed…

How to Write a Good Résumé?

Let’s start with an interesting case Imagine you are the HR manager of Deloitte LLP, a leading auditing firm. You are looking to hire an Audit Executive to perform the following responsibilities Assist Audit Senior/Manager in carrying out the audit Follow up with clients on audit & related issues Job Requirements: Diploma in Accountancy/Business Management/Finance…

Develop Your Basic Essay Writing Skills

Mastering the basic writing techniques trumps that of  advanced writing skills. Indeed, when your writing fundamentals are weak, you often struggle to get your ideas across to your audience. Even then, the fear of miscommunication or misinterpretation perpetually keeps you on tenterhooks. This article thus aims to  remind students to stay focused and grounded to…