THE ULTIMATE GENERAL PAPER (GP) CRASH COURSE (Tuition)
Date Listed 30/07/2017
Dates: 9 September 2017, Saturday to 11 September 2017, Monday (tbc)
Duration & Time: 4 hours each day, 9am to 1pm (tbc)
Rates: $450 per student ($37.5/hr)
Location: Serangoon, Raglan Grove
* Class will be opened when there is a minimum of 5 students *
Media & Censorship
Students will explore the impact of new media on the communication and control of information in this day and age, especially the tension between freedom of information and the need for censorship.
Politics & Society
Students will develop an in-depth understanding of the role of politics both in the past and present, and how and why governments are structured as they are now. Pertinent issues of governance and social concerns will be highlighted through the discussion of current affairs both internationally and locally such as the Trump presidency and Singapore’s impending elections for a minority president. Students will engage with topics such as social welfare, societal inequalities, discrimination and prejudice, and partisan politics.
Science & Religion
Students will develop an understanding of how science and technology is driving new industries, progress and how it may impact our future. The discovery of new knowledge has to balanced with religion and other traditional ideologies, and how such a clash of ideas can be negotiated to arrive at a desirable resolution.
How to formulate an essay plan
Construction of clear thesis statements
Development of persuasive and cogent arguments
How to write engaging introduction and conclusion paragraphs
Comprehension component: Application Question (AQ)
Analysing and evaluating the author’s message and the underlying assumptions of the article
Formulating an opinion or response to the author’s perspective
Why should you take this crash course?
2 tutors, formerly from Raffles Junior College and current law graduates with tutoring experience → individualised teaching but you will also reap the benefits of group learning
Students will be given the content required to answer GP questions; will be brought up-to-date on the most important current affairs and events
Accelerated and efficient learning: structured teaching of essay skills and examination techniques through the introduction of new content
Take-home full infopack and exam notes, complete with sample essays
For more enquiries, please email email@example.com or drop us a message at 90050364.