*Curriculum follows the latest 1184 O-LEVEL syllabus to be introduced in 2023
O-LEVEL ENGLISH ENRICHMENT PROGRAMME (For Sec 3 & 4) (ADVANCED POWER WR!TE)
In our ‘O’ Level English Enrichment Programme, we ensure that our graduating students are ready to ace the English Language examination. It is a race against time to prepare for the ‘O’ Levels, hence our programme focuses on teaching and reinforcing our students’ essay writing skills, comprehension answer precision, summary writing and oral examination techniques. All W@W secondary teachers spare no effort in coaching our students how to tackle popular examination essay topics and answer comprehension questions in Paper 2 effectively.
The GCE O-Level English Enrichment Programme curriculum covers:
- All genres of essay writing (Personal Reflective, Expository, Discursive, Argumentative & Mixed-Genre)
- Formal and informal writing to help them excel in the compulsory situation writing section
- Media literacy skills (for Visual Text comprehension)
- Comprehension answering precision skills
- Summary writing skills
- Oral presentation techniques
W@W SECONDARY ENGLISH PROGRAMMES – WHY STUDY WITH US?
WR!TERS@WORK empowers the next generation of future leaders, and they are ready to take on the challenges of tomorrow
W@W students wield the pen with confidence and skills as they grow from writing beautiful narratives to persuasive essays. Empowered with an arsenal of language skills, techniques, and exposure to writing different genres of essays, W@W students scale great heights in their learning in higher institutions.
Effective writing is a highly demanded skill in adulthood, W@W students’ ability to write well has helped them excel at tertiary education and score prestigious internships with high profile start-ups in Singapore.
As we are faced with increasingly complex global and local challenges, we expose W@W students to real-life problems and critical issues when writing compositions and essays and during oral discussions. We open their minds and ignite their ambitions to contribute to the world as future leaders.
This process encourages them to take active part in shaping the future, and they are prepared to step up as future leaders to lead the next generation through chaos, change and complexity.
With the ability to write well, W@W students have a way with words not only on paper but also in oral presentations. Their mastery of the English language and extensive vocabulary allow them to voice their opinions and share their ideas sophistically.
Their eloquence will bring them places in their academic pursuits and career endeavours. We have seen many W@W students grow to become excellent communicators as they embark on their careers in different professional fields such as law, engineering, accountancy, and medicine.
Being excellent writers, W@W students have boundless creativity when crafting insightful personal reflections and writing convincing arguments in essays. This learning process sharpens their ingenuity in problem-solving, widens their perceptions and world views, and trains them to think on their feet.
W@W students are solutions-oriented when analyzing questions and crafting their narratives, they
confidently tackle challenges whether in school or in life. As a resilient individual, they will excel in this VUCA world.
W@W students learn in a dynamic classroom where everyone is engaged in weekly discussions of different story developments. We teach them how to be inclusive and empathetic towards every classmate’s idea during classroom discussions, and we also create healthy competition in a conducive learning environment as they revise their work weekly to tackle quizzes.
Through these W@W classroom experiences, we guide and coach them to become cohesive collaborators. W@W students grow up to become tomorrow’s leaders who can bring people together and make them feel like they are part of the solution in a competitive environment.
W@W MODEL ESSAY
Youths today cannot take hardship.’ Do you agree
It is unfair to say that youths today cannot take hardship because they are forced to handle stressful problems and situations that come with greater expectations. In today’s context, the playing field has expanded to a global scale be it academic achievements or job opportunities. The new generation of youths are expected to face global competition, just look at the competition among the young talents listed in Forbes 30 Under 30 list. These entrepreneurs are teaching viruses to fight cancer, developing technology to help astronauts breathe on Mars and creating strings of hit songs that fuel our daily playlists…