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ORAL: 10 WORDS YOU MAY FIND DIFFICULT TO PRONOUNCE

“It’s leviOsa, not levioSA!”Hermoine Granger, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone 1. Amateur [air-mer-ter] An amateur would pronounce this as “air-mer-cher”. 2. Awry [aw-rai] Something’s gone awry when this word is pronounced as “aw-ree”. 3. Chaos [kei-os] Rhymes with “K. Kloss”, not your classmate “Charles”. 4. Colonel [ker-nel] Not to be confused with “colonial”; also

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5 THINGS TO DO DURING THIS LONG NATIONAL DAY WEEKEND

Didn’t manage to get tickets to the NDP?Fret not, there are still plenty of exciting things you can do during this long national day weekend. 1. Take part in the bicentennial festivities! 2019 marks the 200th year since Sir Stamford Raffles first set foot on our sunny island. What better way to celebrate this national

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WHAT IS ‘DANGER DAN’?

Eleven-year-old Danny might seem like your regular primary school student. But when a mysterious time warp messes Singapore up, Danny transforms into Danger Dan – the one superhero who can save us all! Join Danger Dan on a time-bending adventure while learning more about Singapore’s key milestones. The books are sure to bring history to

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(FAQ) QUESTIONS THAT ARE FREQUENTLY ASKED BY PARENTS

1. Where can I find the answers to the worksheets in the magazines (‘i’, Inspire, iThink)? You can find the downloads here, at the bottom of the homepage, under “Others”. 2. How can I help my children with their English? Our magazines encompass a wide range of articles that centre on trendy and current topics

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SURVIVAL GUIDE: TIPS TO GET BACK IN THE GROOVE

Survival Guide: Tips to Get Back in the Groove 1. Clear Desk, Clear Mind Clear desk, clear mind – it’s not a myth! Studies have proven that cleaning up your space can also help clear up your headspace and prime your mind for the work ahead. Few things are more inviting than a tidy physical

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GET AHEAD OF THE CURVE WITH THESE LEARNING TIPS!

Model Essay – Beautiful Brazil (Original essay by Joy Chen)Note: Words in bold – Travel vocabulary and good descriptive phrases To kick the June holidays off with a bang, let’s start by reading this vacation-themed model essay. In this piece, writer Joy Chen describes her trip to Brazil and utilizes a range of excellent descriptive

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