Excel in Humanities and Language Subjects in Singapore

May 1, 2018

It is no secret that doing well in History at the GCE ‘A’ Level Examination is heavily dependent on the candidate’s ability to write good essays. The essay section makes up 60 per cent of the final score for both papers. Cambridge markers also consider the quality of w...

March 1, 2017

We would like to start off with this disclaimer - THERE REALLY isn't a model essay out there, not in the field of Humanities anyway, but there are always good versus bad ones. What are the hallmarks of a GOOD (HIGH SCORING) History essay at the A-Levels? We will take t...

December 14, 2016

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In November 2017, JC2 students will be the first batch sitting for the newly revamped H2 History GCE A-Level examinations, with testing requirements that differ from those demanded of their seniors before them. Let...

November 22, 2016

H2 History at GCE ‘A’ Level is no longer an exercise in factual recall. Essay writing at this level requires candidates to demonstrate an understanding of historical concepts, construct question-focused arguments in relation to their thesis, and substantiate them with...

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