About these courses

These courses are suitable for students currently studying in Secondary 3. We have four courses available for these levels:

  • Summary Skills
  • Essay Writing
  • Critical Thinking
  • Debating and Public Speaking

OUR SECONDARY 3 HOLIDAY COURSES COVER THE FOLLOWING LEARNING OUTCOMES:

Summary Skills

  • identify main ideas
  • paraphrase
  • link ideas
  • understand details of a text

Essay Writing

  • understanding the demands of the question
  • introductions and conclusions
  • counter paragraphs and rebuttals 
  • spotting errors and making changes

Critical Thinking

  • understand and solve logic problems
  • identify fallacy
  • make decisions based on logic
  • make persuasive arguments

Debating and Public Speaking

  • improve ‘spoken delivery’
  • plan and express personal opinion
  • understand the processes of British Parliamentary Debate
  • analyse linguistic techniques
  • structure and write a persuasive/argumentative composition

Where is this course taught?

Calendar and pricing

These courses are available for Secondary 3. 

Holiday Courses: Nov/Dec 2017

Summary Skills

Teaching Centre Date Day Time Fee
Napier Road 29 Nov - 30 Nov Wed - Thu 13.30 - 17.30 S$290.00
Tampines 29 Nov - 30 Nov Wed - Thu 13.30 - 17.30 S$290.00
Toa Payoh 20 Nov - 21 Nov Mon - Tue 09.00 - 13.00 S$290.00

Essay Writing

Teaching Centre Date Day Time Fee
Napier Road 27 Nov - 28 Nov Mon - Tue 13.30 - 17.30 S$290.00
Tampines 27 Nov - 28 Nov Mon - Tue 13.30 - 17.30 S$290.00
Toa Payoh 23 Nov - 24 Nov Thu - Fri 09.00 - 13.00 S$290.00

Critical Thinking

Teaching Centre Date Day Time Fee
Napier Road 01 Dec Fri 13.30 - 17.30 S$145.00
Tampines 01 Dec Fri 13.30 - 17.30 S$145.00
Toa Payoh 22 Nov Wed 09.00 - 13.00 S$145.00

Debating and Public Speaking

Teaching Centre Date Day Time Fee
Napier Road 20 Nov - 24 Nov Mon - Fri 13.30 - 17.30 S$725.00
Marsiling 20 Nov - 24 Nov Mon - Fri 13.30 - 17.30 S$725.00
Tampines 04 Dec - 08 Dec Mon - Fri 13.30 - 17.30 S$725.00
Toa Payoh 27 Nov - 01 Dec Mon - Fri 13.30 - 17.30 S$725.00

Learning outcomes

Summary Skills

Develop a range of strategies to synthesise texts and write effective 'O' Level summaries. This workshop provides a focused approach to a skill students often struggle with.

This course is for Secondary 1 to 4. 

The course teaches how to:

  • identify main ideas
  • paraphrase
  • link ideas
  • understand details of a text

Essay Writing

Understand and practice different sub-skills of writing. Learn and define techniques to improve your writing performance.

This course is for Secondary 1 to 4.

The course teaches:

  • understanding the demands of the question
  • introductions and conclusions
  • counter paragraphs and rebuttals
  • spotting errors and making changes

Critical Thinking

Improve your ability to think deeply and logically to solve problems and understand concepts. This workshop covers the vital skill of questioning critically what you read and hear.

This course is for Secondary 1 to 4. 

The course teaches how to:

  • understand and solve logic problems
  • identify fallacy
  • make decisions based on logic
  • make persuasive arguments

Debating and Public Speaking

This course challenges students to extend their speaking and writing skills to become more confident speakers and writers. The conclusion of the course will be a group debate competition.

This course is for Secondary 1 to 4.

The course teaches how to:

  • improve ‘spoken delivery’
  • plan and express personal opinion
  • understand the processes of British Parliamentary Debate
  • analyse linguistic techniques
  • structure and write a persuasive/argumentative composition