Seminar for English Teaching in Singapore

The Useful English Tutor has been highly regarded for our training seminars specifically tailored for parents and fellow educators in Singapore. Our courses aim to foster professional development in the key areas of mentoring and coaching primary and secondary school students. We have a long, established history of Teacher/Tutor Training in Singapore. We have partnered…

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Top Secret: Why is it difficult to achieve an ‘A’ for the GCE O/A-Level English Composition?

Have you ever wondered? Why one often gets an A for every school English examination or test, including the prelims, but ends up with a B in O-level English or A-level General Paper (GP)? How is an A-grade essay different from a B-grade essay? What does the examiner look for in an A-grade essay? Why…

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…

Most Common O-level Mistakes

Following the immense popularity of the Most Common PSLE Mistakes List that I compiled last month, my O-level students have urged me to write a similar article for them. After weeks of painstaking effort, here it is! Even though the earlier list was termed ‘for PSLE’, I earnestly recommend all O-level candidates to read that list…