Glean tips on writing techniques, as well as learn how to curate engaging content for the continuous writing segment of the English examination under the guidance of The Straits Times’ teaching specialist Debra Ann Francisco.
• The structure of essay types (argumentative, expository, descriptive and mixed-genre essays) and how one can tackle them
• How to build up one’s vocabulary and knowledge of topics relating to current affairs
• How to analyse ST news stories and commentaries in a rich resource package
• How to use authentic examples from news stories to enhance one’s content
Debra Ann Franciso taught English Language and Literature in MOE schools for more than 14 years. for the past six years, she has been in charge of educational content development in student publications for The Straits' school team and working with Singpaore schools on the professional development of teachers in news-in-education.
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