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English Language & Literature 

Department Members

English Language

Literature in English


Mdm Rina Salleh (EL & Lit)


Mr Vincent Wong (EL)


Mr Suratman Bin Masohan

Level IC

1E: Mr Matt Yee Liang Chien

1NA: Ms Laura Tay Shengwei

1NT: Mr Walter Pang Gek Pang

2E: Ms Tan Chin Yee

Ms Tan Chin Yee

2NA: Ms Moritza Lim Fang Min

2NT: Mr Suratman Bin Masohan

3E: Ms Wang Tiying

Ms Wang Tiying

3NA: Ms Chan Wei Meng

Ms Chan Wei Meng

3NT: Mrs Ho-Tan Chor Hong

4E5N: Ms Siti Nur Sufiana Binte Hashim

4NA: Mrs Ho-Tan Chor Hong

4NT: Mr Goh Ling Pin


Mdm Goh Sze Wei

Mdm Cheryl Lau Yee Ping

Mr Fong Yi Shuen

Ms Clara Ang Cong Ping

EL Learning Outcomes

Area of Language Learning

Learning Outcomes

Listening and Viewing

1.     Demonstrate positive listening and viewing attitudes and behaviour by showing attentiveness and understanding

2.     Use appropriate skills and strategies to process meaning from texts

3.     Use appropriate skills and strategies to evaluate texts

4.     Listen to and view a variety of literary selections and informational/functional texts

Reading and Viewing

1.     Use reading readiness and word identification skills

2.     Process and comprehend age-/year level appropriate texts at literal and inferential levels

3.     Apply critical reading and viewing by focusing on implied meaning, higher-order thinking, judgement and evaluation

4.     Apply close and critical reading and viewing to a variety of literary selections and informational/functional texts, from print and non-print sources, for learning in the literary/ content areas and to understand how lexical and grammatical items are used in context

5.     LO5b: Sustain reading and viewing widely for pleasure, personal development and learning in the literary/ content areas (Secondary)

Speaking and Representing

1.     Demonstrate knowledge of spoken grammar and register

2.     Speak with accurate pronunciation and appropriate intonation

3.     Plan and present information and ideas for a variety of purposes

4.     Use appropriate skills, strategies and language to convey and construct meaning during interactions

5.     Produce spontaneous and planned spoken texts that are grammatically accurate, fluent, coherent and cohesive

Writing and Representing

1.     Develop writing readiness and penmanship to write accurately and fluently in print and cursive script

2.     Use accurate and consistent spelling

3.     Generate and select ideas for writing and representing for a variety of purposes, audiences, contexts and cultures

4.     Develop, organise and express ideas coherently and cohesively in writing and representing for a variety of purposes, audiences, contexts and cultures

5.     Review, revise, proofread and edit to improve writing and representation

6.     Produce a variety of texts for creative, personal, academic, and functional purposes, using an appropriate register and tone


1.     Use metalanguage for learning and talking about language structures and language in use

2.     Apply knowledge of grammatical rules at word, phrase and sentence levels

3.     Show understanding of how the purposeful use of language shapes meaning in texts


1.     Use metalanguage in building and using vocabulary

2.     Demonstrate a rich vocabulary that supports the development of listening, reading, viewing, speaking, writing and representing skills

3.     Use words appropriate for purpose, audience, context and culture


Key Programmes 2017

Area of Language Learning

Key Programmes

Reading and Viewing

'All StaR' Reading During SHINE Period

Affirming our readers during assembly.

Debating Championships 2017