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3 Ways to Improve Your Child's Grammar

Grammar is an integral part of any language. Many parents strive to ensure that their children learn grammar quite well so that they can communicate well as they grow up. Furthermore, your child needs to be able to understand simple instructions and without proper grammar, he may end up doing almost the opposite of what you tell him or her. There is an even higher chance that he will have problems making friends because other children are bound to laugh at him if his or her English is full of grammatical errors. However, if your child has difficulties with this part of the language, there is a lot of hope for you. Below are effective ways that you can help your child improve his or her grammar: 1. Invest in More Grammar Books To improve your child’s grammar, you also need to buy him or her enough grammar books. Remember,…

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How to Study Economics Effectively

Economics is a unique subject that will always challenge your thought processes. It revolves around many different mathematical variables and philosophies. It is imperative for you to take a unique approach when it comes to studying economics. Let’s take a quick look at several tips that can help you study economics effectively. Avoid the Memorise and Regurgitate Tactic Unfortunately, many students have been taught to memorize figures and facts by their Junior College school instructors. It would be a grave mistake for you to make an attempt at memorizing economics. It is vital for you to make an earnest effort to learn economics instead. You can become an exceptional student of economics by learning how to play with its figures, facts, and models. Discover Your Intuition Discovering your intuition is very powerful when it comes to excelling in economics. This study strategy revolves around the act of learning how to…

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Learning Mentors: Singapore's New Class of Private Educators

Families tend to approach private tuition either by informal means such as hiring a private tutor that cater to a student’s individual schooling needs or with customized remedial lessons. Often, they hire a private tutor by word of mouth or by ads pasted on internet message boards. For a more former approach, they may enroll their child in one of the large numbers of tutoring centers in Singapore. In most western countries, sending a child for private tuition used to be traditionally associated with a student in danger of failing a subject. However, in Singapore, it is now the norm to begin at the Primary School level, usually from Primary-Level third or fourth (around age 9-10) for additional tutoring to build literacy and math skills. The low age level at which children begin private tuition in Singapore and the anecdotal evidence that most children receive private tuition till the GCE…

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How to write a good TOK Essay

Theory of knowledge is a subject that is very broad based and can take information from any other academic subject on an ad hoc basis. Precisely what students need to learn, and the areas that information is obtained from, will depend on the issues being discussed in class. Students are then best advised to research the topics their essays are based on. Topics such as should smoking be banned, is terrorism wrong, and does the state have the right to censor it's citizens, could be discussed. The objective of TOK is to get students thinking about topics and then gain knowledge to develop their opinions further. What exactly someone needs to include in a theory of knowledge (TOK) essay can depend on which country they are studying their international baccalaureate. Theoretically of course there should be no difference in the content of the subject, just in the way students want…

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Language Tuition in Singapore

Learning a new language is definitely a plus! It may ensure better job, a better pay, or new opportunities. People learn a second language or a foreign language for different purposes. It not only gives them a competitive edge but also gives them new opportunities such as making new acquaintances or building new business prospects. Tutor City provides specialist language tutors to locals and foreigners, from young children to working adults, from home tuition to corporate group training. Our tutors cover basic conversational language training to reading and writing skills. The benefits of private tuition as compared to language schools will definitely be better as the learning speed is higher due to the low teacher-student ratio. A private tutor can also be your friend and mentor. Learn a new language the fun way with us now!  A broad range of languages are available for both conversational skills and academic tutoring:  …

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Piano Lessons and Music Tuition

Learning the piano can be an emotionally fullfilling and rewarding social activity. In parties and gatherings, your family and friends can be your audience as you play lovely musicals to enchant them. Be it young children or adults, we have beginner piano lessons to give you a headstart in the world of music. It is very important to have a qualified piano teacher to ensure every habit and knowledge gained is on the right track. He or she will be at your side, mentoring and guiding you along every grade, building and nurturing your interest at all time. Remeber it is never too young nor too old to begin, all it takes is commitment on your part to attend the lesson and practice during your free time. After some practice, you will be belting out beautiful melodies like a seasoned pro! Why engage a piano teacher from us?   Accredited Piano…

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Preparing Your Child For Primary One

  The transition from Kindergarten to Primary One is an important milestone in your child’s life. It can be an exciting experience and at the same time, a stressful one for parents. Apart from learning subjects at a deeper level, your child has to adjust to a new environment and exercise a greater degree of independence.   Below are ways that can better prepared parents and your child to adjust to primary school education:   1. Establish a routine Set up the routine to get your child used to going to bed early and waking up early. Fix a timetable for homework, rest and play so that your child can learn about self-discipline and knowing how to organise his time in a better way.   2.  Communication Spend some time together talking about what primary school will be like so that your child knows what to expect. Encourage your child…

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Home Tuition Singapore

Tutoring is receiving guidance and solution by a tutor that occurs at home. Singapore education system is one of the best and toughest in the world. As the difficulty increases, students are facing high level of stress in coping with their studies. And parents are getting more eager to enrol their child for Home Tuition, just to ensure that their child excel in their studies. Parents often questioned themselves whether Home Tuition or Tuition Centres is better for their child? Tuition Centres are definitely cheaper than Home Tuition. Tutors will be teaching a group of students in class. The lessons are more structured and followed a fixed time-table. Tutors will not be able to divert all the focus to one student. This means that students with a slower pace will not be able to catch up with the rest, in return leads to ineffective learning outcomes. Since there will be…

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Computing Lessons

Just bought a new computer? Want to learn how to use Facebook or Twitter? Take up computing lessons in the comfort of your home! Or, if you are thinking of getting a tutor for your child, then you are at the right place too! Teaching a kid computer basics is almost as important as teaching him to read and write. The earlier your child learn the basics, the quicker he/she can learn more advanced concepts. Our tutors have also taught adults who wish to learn basic computing skills like using a Mac, tablet, smartphones or Microsoft Office programs to edit documents and spreadsheets. Some of our students also come from polytechnics or universities who are taking a bachelor or diploma in Computer Science, Computer Programming etc, and need assistance with their projects or assignments to be handed in as their final assessments. The benefits of private tuition as compared to…

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