A-Level Essay Question: Technology is key to solving major issues facing mankind today. Do you agree?

This model essay aims to provide some useful guidance for writing an insightful and impactful argumentative essay on an A-Level essay question. The essay is periodically interjected with Teacher's Comments (TC) to allow a better understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of the content. Question Analysis Keywords to take note: key, major, today Different levels of analysis: Level 1: Yes,…

Is the library redundant in today’s world?

This model essay aims to provide some useful guidance for writing an insightful and impactful argumentative essay on an A-Level essay question. The essay is periodically interjected with Teacher’s Comments (TC) to allow a better understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of the content. FULLY-GUIDED MODEL ESSAY P.J O'Rourke, an American political satirist and journalist, once said “The library,…

Some of the most important lessons in life are learnt outside of the school curriculum. Write about a few of these lessons you have learnt and explain how they are beneficial to your life.

Material suitability: Age 13 and above This article shares about how to write an impactful and thoughtful reflective essay regarding lessons learnt in the school curriculum and outside of the school curriculum. The essay is periodically interjected with Teacher’s Comments (TC) to allow a better understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of the content. Teacher’s notes Why is…

‘Science will always have noble intentions.’ Discuss.

This model essay aims to provide some useful guidance for writing an insightful and impactful argumentative essay on an A-Level essay question. The essay is periodically interjected with Teacher’s Comments (TC) to allow a better understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of the content. Question Analysis 'will always': From the past to the future 'always': Absolute word Noble: having…

‘There are certain things that the media have a responsibility not to report.’ Discuss.

This model essay aims to provide some useful guidance for writing an insightful and impactful argumentative essay on an A-Level essay question. The essay is periodically interjected with Teacher’s Comments (TC) to allow a better understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of the content. Question Analysis A free press is an indispensable bulwark (a person or thing that acts…

A-Level Essay Question: ‘The key criterion for good government is how well the economy is managed.’ Is this a fair assessment?

This model essay aims to provide some useful guidance for writing an insightful and impactful argumentative essay on an A-Level essay question. The essay is periodically interjected with Teacher's Comments (TC) to allow a better understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of the content. Question Analysis Keywords to take note: key, good government, economy, well-managed Different levels of analysis:…

Proposal Writing: Recommend a Bangkok trip during the December Holidays

Material suitability: Age 12 and above This article shares some useful suggestions on how to write an informative and insightful proposal to recommend an overseas trip during the school holidays. It is intentionally written in point form to ensure that all the task requirements are addressed and learning is made easier with full guidance. Task requirements: Recommend a Bangkok…

Model Essay Tips: An Adventure

Material suitability: Age 10 and above This article shares some useful suggestions on how to write an interesting essay packed with vivid descriptions about An Adventure. Story Planning  Weather Freezing, Snowing, Chilly, Wintry Raining, Inclement, Drizzling, Downpour, Shower, Stormy, Deluge Sunny, Scorching, Sweltering, Stifling, Suffocating, Searing Humid, Steamy, Sultry, Stuffy, Muggy, Clammy Foggy, Misty, Hazy, Smoky Characters Physical Attributes…

Different ways to say ‘Walk’

Stop using walk all the time! This article shares 46 synonyms of walk specially categorised to impress your teachers & readers! Words to describe walking quickly walking quickly in a specified direction march Words to describe walking slowly trail walking slowly with heavy steps (suggesting difficulty/effort) trudge plod slog stamp toil walking slowly at a relaxed pace amble stroll…

Different ways to say ‘Poor’

Sentence example: Founded in 1247, Bethlem is Europe’s oldest centre devoted solely to the treatment of mental illness. During this time, it was common for monks and other religious figures to take in the poor, who were often mentally ill. Synonyms of Poor Usual vocabulary: poor, needy, penniless Better vocabulary: Indigent: poor; needy Link to indigenous people who…