When to use past perfect tense

English tip: When to use past perfect tense: 1. Something occurred before another action in the past/Something happened before a specific time in the past. For example: I had never known what love is until I met my beautiful wife. 2. Something started in the past and continued up until another action in the past.[…]


Present perfect

English tip: When do we use the present perfect tense? 1) When the accompanying adverb refers to a period gone by, we would use the simple past. For example: I partied all night last Saturday. 2) With the time period starts from the past and continues to the present, we would use the present perfect.[…]


Irregardless is not a word

English tip: Regardless of what you have heard, "irregardless" is not a word. Please note dictionaries list it as INACCURATE or NONSTANDARD. Regardless means without regard/despite the prevailing circumstance. The prefix "ir" is negative. So if you add "ir" to a word like "without regard", it means "without without regard". That doesn’t make sense, right?[…]


Last minute tips for PSLE Maths

Revision tips Revise the following concepts – they are critical: Fractions, ratios and percentages Geometry – area and circumference of circle, breaking down a composite figure into circle, square, triangle, volume of cube and cuboid. Find unknown angles in squares, rectangles, parallelograms, rhombus, trapezium and triangles. Speed Algebra – representing an unknown with a letter,[…]


Composition tips

English composition tips: To ace at PSLE, one must be tactical in his approach. Today, we will teach you how to be exam-smart and how to behave on the actual day of the examinations. Time Allocation You are given 70 minutes to finish two essays: 1) Situational composition (15 marks) 2) Continuous composition (40 marks) I would advise you[…]