Thursday, 20 March 2014

SPM 2013 SUCCESSES

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FOLLOWING STUDENTS:

Asia Pacific Smart School
Alishya  A
Arif      A
Izzat    A+
Shani   A-

SMK Damansara Jaya
Yen Ni  A

SMK Aminuddin Baki
Wan Aiman  A

Sri Kuala Lumpur School
Jinghann   A

SMK Methodist
Jason Lin   A+

Tuesday, 14 January 2014

Classes For SPM 2015 Students

The classes for SPM 2015  have commenced. Anyone interested to join can send a request via email. All classes are held in Petaling Jaya and numbers are limited to four students per group. Students from out of town can opt for online sessions via Skype.

Weekdays:
Mon  2.30pm - 4.30pm (full)
Wed  3.30pm - 5.30pm
Sat    2.30pm - 4.30pm



The texts taught in these classes are:
NOVEL:  Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
DRAMA: The Lion and The Jewel by Wole Soyinka, An Inspector Calls by J.B. Priestley
POEMS: Theme - RELATIONSHIPS and/or PERCEPTIONS OF SELF
SHORT STORIES: All five stories from the prescribed list.


Wednesday, 3 October 2012

Guides to studying some of the poems

Click on the title to read the BBC guide to studying WILFRED OWEN's Dulce et Decorum Est

Read what this blogger has posted on STANLEY KUNITZ's poem, The War Against the Trees.

Andrew Moore provides a detailed study of THOMAS HARDY's poem The Man He Killed

Read the sample essay on ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING's poem How Do I Love Thee, Let Me Count The Ways in this blog.

Tuesday, 11 September 2012

How to plan an essay

Many students need help with organising and structuring their essay.  How to plan an essay provides guidelines to help students get started.

Tuesday, 3 April 2012

LOOKING FOR ONLINE STUDY GUIDES?

Go to this site for study guides on some of the novels and plays that are in the syllabus.

Or you can go to another site here.

Check out this interesting site which can help you learn more about An Inspector Calls

Sunday, 26 February 2012

SPM 2008-2015: TEXTS AND TITLES FOR STUDY

Poems
Theme: Relationships
1.Tonight I Can Write - Pablo Neruda
2. Ways of Love - Chung Yee Chong
3. A Prayer for My Daughter - Yeats
4. The Way Things Are - Roger McGough
5. For My Old Amah - Wong Phui Nam
6. How Do I Love Thee? - Elizabeth Barret Browning

Theme: Perceptions of Self
1. Birches- Robert Frost
2. I Am - John Clare
3. This Is A Photograph of Me - Margaret Atwood
4. Waiting to Go On - Hugo Williams
5. Daring Tears - Craig Romkema
6.The Traveller - Muhammad Hj Salleh

Theme: Conflicts
1. Dulce et Decorum Est- Wilfred Owen
2. The Man He Killed - Thomas Hardy
3. Death of A Rainforest - Cecil Rajendra
4. The War Against the Trees - Stanley Kunitz
5. A Quarrel Between Day and Night - Omar Mohd Noor
6. "Crabbed age and youth cannot live together"- Shakespeare's Poems (from Sonnet XII - The Passionate Pilgrim)



Short Stories
1. Naukar - Anya Sitaram
2. Cinderella Girl - Vivien Alcock
3. The Landlady - Roald Dahl
4. Neighbours - Robert Raymer
5. Harrison Bergeron - Kurt Vonnegut Jr

Novels
1. Fahrenheit 451 - Ray Bradbury
2. Fasting, Feasting - Anita Desai
3. Holes - Louis Sachar

Drama
1. Julius Caesar - William Shakespeare
2. The Lion and The Jewel - Wole Soyinka
3. An Inspector Calls - JB Priestley

Click here to read the Syllabus Objectives and Learning Outcomes.