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Mastering English with The Straits Times Secondary (2E)

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Mastering English with The Straits Times:  The Secondary Edition (2E) is a workbook which 

  • is based on the latest ‘O’-level English examination format 
  • is aligned with the English syllabus 1128 issued by the Ministry of Education, Singapore 
  • provides guided practice that help students prepare for the various components in actual examinations 
  • contains authentic stories and photographs from The Straits Times that help build students’ vocabulary, improve their general knowledge and raise their awareness of current affairs 
  • is filled with rich ideas and sound advice from teachers, better equipping students with the relevant techniques that help them in practical application 
  • includes skills-based exercises that give additional tips on the challenging question-types such as summary, flow chart, language for impact and vocabulary questions 

This is the second edition of Mastering English with The Straits Times: The Secondary Edition. Like the first edition, launched in 2017, it is based on the latest O-level English examination format and is aligned with the English syllabus issued by the Ministry of Education, Singapore.

 With completely new content, it provides more of what the first edition was valued for – excellent guided practice, The Straits Times articles and photographs, and sound tips, to help students prepare for and be better equipped to manage the various components in the O-level English examinations.

The first edition of Mastering English with The Straits Times: The Secondary Edition won the Best Education Title award at the Singapore Book Awards in 2018. It has, to date, sold more than 12,900 copies.


The book comprises five main components: 

  1. Oral practice (10 exercises)
    These exercises are designed to expose students to various topics as well as to build vocabulary and knowledge of current affairs.
  2. Paper one practice – Editing (6 exercises)
    The editing passages from The Straits Times as well as tips given will provide additional practice for students aiming to score in this section of the paper.

  3. Paper one practice – Essay (8 exercises)
    Students will be able to use The Straits Times’ photographs in order to craft better essays. The rich ideas and tips given will enable them to explore writing techniques and curate sound content to score for this section of the examination.

  4. Paper two practice – Situational writing (9 exercises)
    The exercises in this component aim to equip students with knowledge about authentic application of the writing contexts, as well as a variety of situations and formats to practise on.

Full answers are provided.

ISBN: 9789814827942


The workbook’s content is developed by Straits Times Schools – the team that publishes Little Red Dot and IN – award-winning educational supplements for primary and secondary schools, respectively. It is also the driving force behind successful events such as The Big Spell and The Big Quiz. 

 

 

 

ISBN
9789814827942
Year of Pub
2020
No. of Pages
112
Author
The Straits Times
No. of Issues
Dimensions
297 mm x 210 mm
Weight
280
Brand
Straits Times Press
  1. We will not be responsible for lost mails or damages for orders by normal mail option.
  2. No refunds or returns after purchase.
  3. Exchanges subject to the following:
    • stock availability.
    • You must contact us to raise your  request within 5 working days from receipt of your order. 
    • Before returning or making an exchange, you are required to send us photos of the exchange products before sending out to us.
    • Item to be returned must reach us within 5 working days from our email confirmation to you on the exchange arrangement.
    • Item to be returned has to be in original new condition. We encourage courier or office drop-off.
    • All returns are to be arranged at your own cost. We will not be responsible for damage in transit.
  4. Please see full terms & conditions

Mastering English with The Straits Times:  The Secondary Edition (2E) is a workbook which 

  • is based on the latest ‘O’-level English examination format 
  • is aligned with the English syllabus 1128 issued by the Ministry of Education, Singapore 
  • provides guided practice that help students prepare for the various components in actual examinations 
  • contains authentic stories and photographs from The Straits Times that help build students’ vocabulary, improve their general knowledge and raise their awareness of current affairs 
  • is filled with rich ideas and sound advice from teachers, better equipping students with the relevant techniques that help them in practical application 
  • includes skills-based exercises that give additional tips on the challenging question-types such as summary, flow chart, language for impact and vocabulary questions 

This is the second edition of Mastering English with The Straits Times: The Secondary Edition. Like the first edition, launched in 2017, it is based on the latest O-level English examination format and is aligned with the English syllabus issued by the Ministry of Education, Singapore.

 With completely new content, it provides more of what the first edition was valued for – excellent guided practice, The Straits Times articles and photographs, and sound tips, to help students prepare for and be better equipped to manage the various components in the O-level English examinations.

The first edition of Mastering English with The Straits Times: The Secondary Edition won the Best Education Title award at the Singapore Book Awards in 2018. It has, to date, sold more than 12,900 copies.


The book comprises five main components: 

  1. Oral practice (10 exercises)
    These exercises are designed to expose students to various topics as well as to build vocabulary and knowledge of current affairs.
  2. Paper one practice – Editing (6 exercises)
    The editing passages from The Straits Times as well as tips given will provide additional practice for students aiming to score in this section of the paper.

  3. Paper one practice – Essay (8 exercises)
    Students will be able to use The Straits Times’ photographs in order to craft better essays. The rich ideas and tips given will enable them to explore writing techniques and curate sound content to score for this section of the examination.

  4. Paper two practice – Situational writing (9 exercises)
    The exercises in this component aim to equip students with knowledge about authentic application of the writing contexts, as well as a variety of situations and formats to practise on.

Full answers are provided.

ISBN: 9789814827942


The workbook’s content is developed by Straits Times Schools – the team that publishes Little Red Dot and IN – award-winning educational supplements for primary and secondary schools, respectively. It is also the driving force behind successful events such as The Big Spell and The Big Quiz. 

 

 

 

ISBN
9789814827942
Year of Pub
2020
No. of Pages
112
Author
The Straits Times
No. of Issues
Dimensions
297 mm x 210 mm
Weight
280
Brand
Straits Times Press
  1. We will not be responsible for lost mails or damages for orders by normal mail option.
  2. No refunds or returns after purchase.
  3. Exchanges subject to the following:
    • stock availability.
    • You must contact us to raise your  request within 5 working days from receipt of your order. 
    • Before returning or making an exchange, you are required to send us photos of the exchange products before sending out to us.
    • Item to be returned must reach us within 5 working days from our email confirmation to you on the exchange arrangement.
    • Item to be returned has to be in original new condition. We encourage courier or office drop-off.
    • All returns are to be arranged at your own cost. We will not be responsible for damage in transit.
  4. Please see full terms & conditions