September 1, 2020

1. Decide on the grade you wish to achieve

Set a realistic goal by recognizing your ability, yet not improperly belittling yourself. You want to aim higher but still set a comfortable target, such as a grade that is slightly above what you’ll usually achieve for Chinese. For example, if you currently score B3, aim for A2. Once you have a goal in mind, map out your implementation plan an...

August 31, 2020

Writing a great essay is absolutely essential to General Paper. However, it’s not as easy as it seems – many students get it wrong at the very start, and have already doomed themselves to a mediocre grade even before they have written their first word.

Don’t be one of those students.

① Question keyword analysis is absolutely fundamental.

This early stage in writing the essay can either ma...

August 31, 2020

Singapore is not only well-known for having a student population that is experienced in math and technology. Also, they are known for having probably the most prolific learners capable of composing different topics easily because of their General Paper checks for A-levels.

Unfortunately, writing an ideal essay isn’t easily achievable at once because A-amounts cover a number of topics an...

August 31, 2020

General Paper 2 requires an element of Critical reading, however its overarching aim is not just content understanding and retention, but rather understanding the content/arguments and the reasons why the author has made the arguments and presented them the way he has. This requires a slightly different approach fro SQ3R. At Sophia Education, we’ll adopt the Analyze, Interpret, Evaluat...

August 31, 2020

For any A-Level General Paper JC student, the term “Critical Reading” would not seem foreign to them, their teachers would have definitely thrown the term around before. However, the word isn’t as chim as you think it is. But what exactly does “Critical Reading” entail, and how can you use it to get an A1 for the H1 General Paper. We’ll explore this concept in this article....

August 31, 2020

Even though economics is a social science, it can be as difficult and demanding as any of the more challenging academic subjects, including math, chemistry, etc. To do well in economics requires time, dedication, and good study habits. At Sophia Education, we provide personalized tuition to help you achieve your desired grades and we guarantee atleast improvement by 2-Grades in just 12...

August 31, 2020

Exams are coming, or they might already be here for some of you! Either way, it's time to study and Sophia Education is here to assist you in achieving your desired grades. First things first, don't panic. Look at how to study for an economics exam that is a few weeks out, and then consider how to cram the night before a test. Good luck.

The Best Way to Study for Economics Exa...

August 31, 2020

Now, students should know that the A Level Economics exam is as much an assessment of a student’s content knowledge, as it is a test of a student’s exam skills. Hence, subsumed within this article is a collection of exam-smart tips to helping you achieve an 'A' for your economics examinations.

Tip 1 – Impact of an event

Across the entire Economics syllabus, students are often asked to as...

August 31, 2020

As the Singapore-Cambridge GCE ‘A’ Level Economics examination approaches, many students are cramming and gearing up for the big day after two years of hard work.

Students' common questions include the following:

Should I read economics lecture notes?

Should I read economics model essays?

Should I practice economics examination questions?

It is too late to get economics tuition?

The answers...

August 28, 2020

Doing well for your Physics Examination can often seem hard. You must put in an effort to do well and there aren’t too many shortcuts to get a good final grade – it requires work. However, there are certain tricks and tips which can help you make your studies more enjoyable and help reduce the time you need to dedicate to learning physics in a classroom. 

1. Take your studies into...

August 28, 2020

The recipe for passing your physics test? Combine proper preparation throughout your physics class with the right study strategies in the days leading up to your exam, and finish it up with effective test-taking techniques.

Steps to Take Throughout Your Physics Course

The most important thing to do throughout your physics course is to stay up to date on the material you're learning. Beca...

August 28, 2020

1. Master the Basics:

Physics is based on a number of central theories from which everything else develops. It is therefore very likely that the problems you will have to solve in the exam will be based on these core concepts or a variation of these. Consequently, instead of trying to memorize complex problems, it is advisable to assimilate the basic concepts and theories which will hel...

August 28, 2020

1. Listen to Your Intuition

Have you ever thrown a ball or played a sport? If you have, then congratulations: you’re an expert in basic physics and calculus. Anytime we engage in activities like this, our minds are calculating vectors, force, gravity, and the area under curves. When you’re getting started in physics, trusting your intuition by applying basic common sense can help.

Just r...

August 28, 2020

Even though it may be intimidating to a lot of people, anyone can get used to writing with a little discipline and a willingness to learn. At Sophia Education, we will help you with notes and practices to encourage and help you to further practice while learning even faster.

1. Practice papers and essay writing.

Sophia education provides practice papers to help you in your learning


August 28, 2020

Listening plays a very important part in learning any language and it helps to expand your vocabulary.

Effective listening ensures understanding and it helps improve accuracy when speaking , among other things. How can you improve your listening skills? By listening actively, i.e. paying attention not only on what is said, but also how it is said. So, listen: 

1. Listen to the radio

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