A pen is mightier than a sword.
In the English Paper 1 examination, students need to be proficient essay writers who can write interesting and thought-provoking essays in order to excel in both Essay Writing and Situational Writing.
This book will equip students with the skills they need to excel in English Paper 1. To become outstanding writers, students need to understand the various types of essay questions that are typically tested in English Paper 1 - they are namely: Descriptive, Narrative, Personal Recount, Expository, Argumentative and Discursive. As for situational writing, students are typically tested on formal and informal letters, speech, report writing, article writing and proposal writing. It is important that students have clear-out and detailed understanding of the unique characteristics of each category of essays.
In this book, students will be guided by explanations to help them comprehend the significant characteristics that define each category of writing. In addition, a series of questions have been exclusively formulated to help students gain insights to plan and write the essays in the respective categories. Every single essay is modelled after commonly tested examination questions. Every model essay has been carefully crafted to teach students a step-by-step thought process in planning the essay, before one commences to write the essay.