Posts tagged Love of English
4 Lively Literary Devices to Use in Your Compositions

Today, I am as tired as a pair of worn out shoes. 

Famished, all Andy wanted to do was to stuff his face like a fat pig. 

What do you think these sentences have in common? If you correctly identified the similes, then you’re absolutely right! 

In our writing, we often have to use literary devices like similes to make our compositions more interesting. Many schools already teach them—some examples like “as happy as a lark” and face “as red as a tomato” come to mind. However, today, we’ll teach you how to come up with your own literary devices so that your compositions will stand out!

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3 Writing Skills to Start Nurturing from Primary 2

Hi, everyone! I hope that I have piqued your interest in my post with a word of the day. I’m Ms. Quek and this is my very first post on Lil’ but Mighty’s blog. Expect to learn a new word each time with my blog posts, as well as useful tips for English learning!  In my inaugural blog post today, I will be touching on writing at the Primary Two level. 

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4 Fun & Interactive Classroom Display Tools!

How does Lil’ but Mighty encourage learning English with physical space?

Apart from a solid curriculum and passionate teachers, having a condusive learning environment is just as important. At Lil’ but Mighty, we use our space to display tools that

1. help children in their learning even if they spend just 5 minutes looking at it

2. are interactive for children

3. creates a fun-loving environment for learning English

If you are an educator or even a parent who is thinking of how to make the learning space around your children interesting and meaningful, here are some ideas from us! 

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Reading | Video: A Totto-ly Delightful Read!

Imagine getting vegetables as prizes in your school Sports Day. How about having to endure a bravery test which included walking through a cemetery at night. Or how would you like going to a hot spring for a school trip? Join me as I share with you three reasons why Totto-Chan: The Little Girl At The Window is such a delightful book. 

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Holiday + Learning = Fun!

Going on holiday doesn’t necessarily mean the learning stops though. It just means the learning gets even more fun as you hop on that plane, immerse yourself in a different culture and take in the sights and sounds of another country.  Apart from the lure of endless inflight entertainment and late night suppers with family, there is certainly a lot for children to look out for while they travel.

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5 Graphic Novels To Check Out This Holiday

Now that the year-end holiday is right round the corner, I am going to suggest to you 5 graphic novels you can check out. I know that some parents are not too keen about their children reading graphic novels because they do not see them as “real” books but let me try to convince you why you should allow your children to read graphic novels.

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