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English Language


Vision:

Learning how to learn.

Mission:

To equip students with the necessary skills to help them cope with the every-changing English Language demands and stay relevant in the 21st Century.

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1st row from left to right:
Miss Lim Xiu Yun, Mrs Harmit Singh Nee G. Kaur, Mdm Chan Swee Yin Adeline, Mdm Kavitha Kanniah, Mdm Neo Poh Hong

2nd row from left to right:
Miss Anita Set, Ms Juditha Do Rajoo Arokiasamy, Mrs Teng Sihui, Miss Oh Wei Ru Jocelyn, Ms Gladys Wee Pei Xi, Mrs Sharmiila Singh-Gruber

3rd row from left to right:
Mr Alvin Khoo, Ms Charlene Chen Ying, Miss Fong Mei Yi, Miss Yvonne Pok Yin Fong

4th row from left to right:
Mr Clarence Gan, Mr Daniel Pflug, Miss Tay Wan Ling, Ms Harinder Kaur Dollie

5th row from left to right:
Mr Vinod Daswani, Ms Ho Si Liang


The English Department comprises 3 complementary subjects English Language, Literature and Drama that build confident communicators in the spoken and written modes. We believe that students must create multimodal Writing and Representing digital artefacts hence the in-curriculum Applied Learning journalism modules that the EL teachers anchor, including the integrated SkillsFuture and Student Learning Space careers infographics, engaging photo essays and digital postcards, and social issues videos that explore pertinent perspectives in today’s society.

Similar to English, for Literature and Drama, appreciating stories and texts help our students understand and analyse literary and dramatic techniques.  Our teachers make these critical skills come alive in the classroom through authentic tasks and scenarios employing strategies like modelling, scaffolding, annotating, thinking-aloud and performing.  Highlights of this year are the local and foreign media interviews, as well as being featured in the opening speech of the Arts Education Conference.  Our teachers were also invited to present at various MOE EL and Drama platforms including the Educational Support Branch Conference, Curriculum Planning and Development Division’s Annual ALP Meeting and the Arts Education Branch’s Networking Session.