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Primary 4 Marching Onto Primary 5: Changes You Need to Know for English

The Primary Five year is in my opinion, one of the most challenging years in a child’s Primary school life. The start of the year for any Primary Five student is likely to be the start of a stressful time - intellectually, physically and emotionally. This is largely due to the fact that students will be introduced to a more challenging and demanding curriculum, with additional components, in the English language. It is thus not an understatement to say that there is a significant jump in the difficulty level of your child’s work when they start Primary Five.

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Authentic English | Post-Examination Fun with Stop Motion App

School has officially closed for all primary school pupils! To celebrate the closing of school and have some post-examination fun, Lil' but Mighty conducted a "Make your own motion picture" workshop with some of our children last Saturday. Using Stop Motion, a free application (app) that can be downloaded on Apple and android devices, the children had a whale of a time brainstorming, planning and shooting their own motion pictures. 

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Thank you and see you again soon!

These past 4 months (Yes, we actually only started in June!) have provided an amazing experience for me as I journeyed with you. I would like to thank all our readers for your trust, support and encouragement. I sincerely hope that the tips and materials provided have been helpful to you and your children (: Having feedback helps Lil' but Mighty to grow and better understand the areas that I can work on to give you (parents, educators and children) the help you need. If your children have benefitted from our website this year, please leave us a review on Google orFacebook! We can continue to do better if we know what we are doing is indeed what is helpful!

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Primary 3 Onwards | Sentence Synthesis: Who, Whom or Whose?

Recently, I have been receiving requests from my children, ranging from P3 to P6, to explain how "Who", "Whom" and "Whose", are different. These are actually known as relative pronouns (along with "which", "where" and "that") and they introduce relative clauses (I like to think of them as "relatives" like cousins who know you well!) which tell us more about a subject or an object. These relative pronouns are most often tested in the grammar MCQ section and in sentence synthesis. What information does each of these relative pronouns give?

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Primary English Tips | Vocabulary: Building through Reading

The most straightforward and effective answer is to read and this is definitely true. The benefits of extensive reading are far and many with vocabulary growth being one of them. However, many parents are perplexed by why their children always seem to be reading but they still have rather limited vocabulary. Bearing this in mind, here are a few points I would like to highlight about reading to build up vocabulary.

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Primary English Tips | Grammar Must-knows for MCQ

My children will know that I often talk to them about grammatical traps and the common errors that are made in the grammar MCQ section. Below is a list of these questions that children often make mistakes in. This list is helpful in highlighting the errors and how to attempt such questions but to do well, reading this list alone is not going to help. Practice makes perfect so do be diligent and practise if you really want to secure these marks.

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