Mastering English with The Straits Times: The Secondary Edition (2nd Edition)

Straits Times Press

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This is the second edition of Mastering English with The Straits Times: The Secondary Edition. Like the first edition, launched in 2017, it is based on the latest O-level English examination format and is aligned with the English syllabus issued by the Ministry of Education, Singapore.

With completely new content, it provides more of what the first edition was valued for – excellent guided practice, The Straits Times articles and photographs, and sound tips, to help students prepare for and be better equipped to manage the various components in the O-level English examinations.

The first edition of Mastering English with The Straits Times: The Secondary Edition won the Best Education Title award at the Singapore Book Awards in 2018.

It has, to date, sold more than 12,900 copies.

This book comprises four main components:
1. Oral practice These exercises are designed to expose students
to various topics as well as to build vocabulary and knowledge of
current affairs.

2. Editing practice The editing passages from The Straits Times
as well as tips given will provide additional practice for students
aiming to score in this section of the paper.

3. Essay writing Students will be able to use The Straits Times’
photographs in order to craft better essays. The rich ideas and tips
given will enable them to explore writing techniques and curate
sound content to score for this section of the examination.

4. Situational writing The exercises in this component aim
to equip students with knowledge about authentic application of
the writing contexts, as well as a variety of situations and formats
to practise on.

DEVELOPED BY | The Straits Times Schools Team

Trim Size
297 mm x 210 mm
112 pages
Published Date (Month, Year)
November 2020
230 grams