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IB Tuition for English

English is called the universal language. It is the dominant language of international discourse and IB, being an international diploma, requires mastery of this language. If a student is not fluent in English, he won’t only earn a bad score in the subject but will also be disadvantaged in other subjects that require fluency in English like History, Business and Management, Economics and even the Sciences.

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IB English (A):

IB English can be taken as IB English (A) Literature at higher (HL) or Standard (SL) level. IB English (A) is a pre-university course in literature. IB English (A) HL targets students who will go on to take literature as a major in university while IB English (A) SL is for those students who will not continue studying literature beyond the Diploma program. IB recommends that this should only be taken by students who have been exposed to English since a young age and English is the main mode of communication at home.

At Student’s Inn, we aim to enhance understanding of the subject and ability to analyse and critique works of literature. We focus on teaching students how to identify the parts of literature such as the plot, theme or literary devices used in the work. They are encouraged to engage the characters in the work to make it more interesting and to ease analysis. They are also exposed to different interpretation of each work under study.

To the best of our knowledge, we are the only tuition centre in Singapore to prepare and provide notes for any work of literature that the student decides to study. Our teachers painstakingly go over each work to prepare an outline, summary and analysis of the literature chosen to ensure maximum grades for the students.

In a nutshell, Student’s Inn aims to:

  • Improve fluency in English to increase ability to articulate ideas
  • Enhance the ability to analyse and critique any work of literature
  • Promote interest in the work by highlight various possible interpretations and encouraging students to engage the characters
  • Ingrain time management skills through constant practice and disciplined and structured program
  • Increase understanding of various literary devices used in the work

IB English (B):

IB English (B) can also be taken at both higher (HL) and Standard (SL) level. The aim of this course is to promote listening, reading, writing and speaking skills. After the course, the student should be able to converse fluently in English and be able to use it in familiar and unfamiliar situations. Subtleties of the language in wide variety of contexts, including literature, are explored. That course targets students who don’t have English as their first language but have exposure to the language.

At Student’s Inn, we provide comprehensive resources for students taking English Language B. Our tutors ensure that the students have sufficient fluency in the language to be able to handle the demands of the course. We focus on both conversational and written English to meet the needs of the course. Students are also taught to analyse pieces of literature via inference, and by decoding connotations.

Furthermore, they are also introduced to the literary devices used by writers. Writing skills are also developed via practice and analysis of writing techniques. A structure is prepared for each student to follow and the course is customized to eliminate the weak areas. In a nutshell, Student’s Inn aims to:

  • Improve fluency in English to increase ability to articulate ideas
  • Enhance the ability to analyse and critique any work of literature
  • Promote interest in the language by selecting interesting topics and works
  • Increase understanding of various literary devices used in the work
  • Enhance the ability to write coherently and clearly
  • Ingrain time management skills through constant practice and disciplined and structured program

We also help students in their World Literature (dubbed “World Lit” or simply “WL”).Contact us now to schedule your class today.