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Have you ever listened to a song and wondered what on earth the singers mean when they throw metaphors and similes into the mix?

Have you ever wondered how you could incorporate lyrics into your writing?

Today, we try to answer both of these questions by delving into three songs, unpacking what some lyrics mean before taking a quick look at how we can utilise these lyrics to make our writing sing.

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Are you a voracious reader? Good for you.

Are you a super-fast reader? If your answer is “Yes”, you may want to think about slowing down.

Why?

You are missing out on a vital part of the book reading experience — the beautiful world of language. Focusing on language can help you to improve your essay writing and performance in other sections of the English exam!

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How would you like to watch a 4-part video series explaining all the 10 questions in the 2017 O Level English Editing Paper?

Each video tackles 2-3 questions and explains every grammar point in detail. Click here to start watching these short videos and boost your score in the next editing test!

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A few days ago, someone we know landed in some trouble with her supervisor for using informal language in an email sent to the higher-ups in her company. Instead of saying that she would like to “invite them to a lunch” organised by her supervisor, she asked if they would like to “come along.” Yikes.

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A Fitness Centre, a Performance Arts Centre and a Science and Technology Building – which of these three options would you recommend to your principal? More importantly, how would you justify your choice? Watch video explanation & download PDF Model Answer in this blog post!

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Whether you are writing a proposal or formal letter, there are some words you are likely to use over and over again. What would a smart student do about this? The smart thing to do is to find better alternatives to these words and use them the next time you write!

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