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English Language & Literature

Programme Highlights (2018 & 2017)

Area of LearningKey Programmes
Reading and Viewing

Read and SHINE Daily Reading


Affirming our readers during assembly.

Reading Activities


Speaking and Representing

Singapore Secondary Schools
Debating Championships 2018

  • Quarter-Finalist Team, Division III
  • Two Top 20 Individual Speakers of the Division

Singapore Secondary Schools
Debating Championships 2017

  • Top 20 Schools, Division III
  • One Top 20 Individual Speakers of the Division 

Department Members

English LanguageLiterature in English
HODMdm Azrina Bte Md Salleh 
SH/ELMr Vincent Wong (EL)

TeachersMrs Ho-Tan Chor HongMs Chan Wei Meng
 Ms Siti Nur Sufiana Binte HashimMs Wang Tiying
 Ms Tan Chin Yee Ms Wendy Soh
 Ms Wang Tiying Ms Tan Chin Yee 
 Ms Moritza Lim Fang Min Mdm Cheryl Lau Yee Ping 
 Mdm Lim Pei Yee  
 Ms Wendy Soh  
 Mr Suratman Bin Masohan  
 Mr Goh Ling Pin  
 Mr Fong Yi Shuen  

EL Learning Outcomes (Syllabus 2010)

Area of Language LearningLearning 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