This week for English (Upper Primary level), we shall talk about Troy, the Trojan War, and Achilles, where the phrase "It is your achilles heel" comes to mean one's weakness. Below is a Youtube video of The True Story of Troy from History Channel. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YYCdcopIddo

In the 21st Century, how important is it to be able to read, write and speak English in Singapore?

This is an English composition written by a student doing Cambridge O' levels in 2014. Standard: GCE O'levels. In the 21st Century, there has been a vast technological advancement compared to the 20th Century, especially with the development of the internet as a tool for social networking with English as lingua franca. English is a …

How to improve discipline in a student

Discipline, the main ingredient to success. Sprinkle with concentration, a dash of  determination and double boil with patience. That's the making of a properly executed education. In every education system around the world, the recipe above are quality prerequisites because students spends years in school before gaining their certification and joining the workforce. The need …

Famous Places-Machu Picchu, Peru

Machu Picchu is an ancient Inca site that was abandoned and discovered in 1911 by the Americans. Here's an extract from wikipedia.com: Machu Picchu (in hispanicized spelling, Spanish pronunciation: [ˈmatʃu ˈpiktʃu]) or Machu Pikchu (Quechua machu old, old person, pikchupyramid; mountain or prominence with a broad base which ends in sharp peaks,"old peak", pronunciation [ˈmɑtʃu ˈpixtʃu]) is a 15th-century Inca site located 2,430 metres (7,970 ft) above …

Famous People-Mother Theresa

Wikipedia.com quotes " The Blessed Teresa of Calcutta, M.C., commonly known as Mother Teresa (26 August 1910 – 5 September 1997), was an Albanian-born, Indian Roman Catholic Religious Sister. Mother Teresa founded the Missionaries of Charity, a Roman Catholic religious congregation, which in 2012 consisted of over 4,500 sisters and is active in 133 countries. They run hospices and homes for people with HIV/AIDS, leprosy and tuberculosis; soup …