Sec1 English Full-Year Course

Sec 1

Course Intro

Welcome to the Secondary 1 English Full year course! This course is designed to provide you with a strong foundation in English language skills, including comprehension, writing, editing, and literary analysis. We’ll explore a wide range of topics to help you become a proficient English communicator.

Course Description

Throughout this course, you will dive into various aspects of English language and literature. From enhancing your comprehension skills to mastering literary devices and techniques, you will gain valuable insights into the world of English. You’ll also develop your writing skills, enabling you to express your thoughts clearly and creatively.

Who is this Course for?

This course is tailored for Secondary 1 students seeking to strengthen their English language proficiency.

What you will Learn?

  • Comprehension Skills:
    • (Narrative Text): Understand and interpret narratives effectively.
    • (Inferential Questions): Answer questions that require critical thinking and inference.
    • (IYOW Questions): Learn to answer “In Your Own Words” questions.
    • (Non-narrative Text) – Dialogue Questions: Understand dialogue-based texts.
    • (Non-narrative Text) – Summary Writing Skills: Summarize non-narrative texts concisely.
    • (Narrative Text) – Flowchart Questions: Analyze narratives using flowcharts.
    • (Narrative Text) Unusual & Effective Questions: Tackle unique questions effectively.
    • (Non-narrative Text) Direct Questions: Answer direct questions about non-narrative texts.
    • (Narrative Text) Literary Devices: Identify and analyze literary devices in narratives.
    • (Narrative Text) Technique-Based Questions: Analyze narratives using specific techniques.
    • Referencing Questions: Understand texts with referencing.
    • Direct Recall Of Relevant Material, Paraphrasing: Recall and rephrase relevant information.
    • Language Arts: Explore language arts topics.
    • Vocabulary-based Questions: Enhance your vocabulary comprehension.
    • Identifying Relevant Linguistic Expression: Identify linguistic nuances.
  • Continuous Writing: Personal Recount and Expository Writing: Craft engaging personal stories and informative essays.
  • Editing: Improve written content through editing and proofreading.
  • Literacy Devices: Explore various literary devices.
  • Irony: Understand the concept of irony in literature.
  • Summary Writing: Craft concise and effective summaries.
  • Situational Writing: Formal Letter of Complaint: Learn the structure and language for formal complaints.

Key Takeaways

  • Improve your comprehension skills, both in narrative and non-narrative texts.
  • Develop the ability to answer inferential questions effectively.
  • Master the art of continuous writing, including personal recounts and expository essays.
  • Learn how to analyze and use literary devices effectively in your writing.
  • Gain proficiency in editing and enhancing written content.
  • Understand the structure and nuances of formal letters of complaint.
  • Enhance your vocabulary and identify relevant linguistic expressions.
  • Develop the ability to summarize texts effectively.
  • Appreciate situational writing and its importance.
  • Acquire the skills needed to excel in the English language arts.

Why Learn from doerdo Tuition Course?

Experienced ex MOE teachers specialized in Secondary 1 English curriculum.

Comprehensive performance tracking for parents to monitor student progress.

After-class support for individualized assistance and doubt resolution.

AI-powered tests and homework assignments for targeted practice and improvement.

Engaging and interactive learning environment for effective learning outcomes.

Course Curriculum

The course curriculum will cover the following topics in a structured manner, with a focus on hands-on learning and practical application:
Introduction to Comprehension Skills (Narrative Text)
Comprehension Skills (Inferential Questions)
Continuous Writing: Personal Recount
Continuous Writing: Expository
Comprehension Skills (IYOW Questions)
Comprehension Skills (Non-narrative Text) – Dialogue Questions
Comprehension Skills (Non-narrative Text) – Summary Writing Skills
Comprehension Skills (Narrative Text) – Flowchart Questions
Comprehension Skills (Narrative Text) Unusual & Effective Questions
Comprehension Skills (Non-narrative Text) Direct Questions
Editing Techniques
Comprehension Skills – Referencing Questions
Comprehension Skills – Direct Recall Of Relevant Material, Paraphrasing
Exploring Literacy Devices in Texts
Comprehension Skills (Narrative Text) Literary Devices
Understanding Irony in Literature
Mastering Summary Writing
Situational Writing: Formal Letter of Complaint
Comprehension Skills – Language Arts
Comprehension Skills – Vocabulary-based Questions
Comprehension Skills – Identifying Relevant Linguistic Expression
Comprehension Skills (Narrative Text) Technique-Based Questions

Course Type

Tuition Course

Class Type

Small Group

Group Size



1.5 hrs

Num of Sessions

4 - 5 per month



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