Category Archives: Correcting and Improving

Working with the Synonym “Brave’

The student used the synonym ‘brave’ to tell about General Zhao Yun in the Three Kingdom era of the Chinese History.  When writing a life story, try to be as credible as possible.  In this example, hitting the bull’s eye … Continue reading

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Working with the Synonym ‘Peaceful’

Here’s another exercise on writing a single paragraph and simultaneously work with the synonym ‘peaceful’. Unedited version Peaceful, tranquil, calm   Sitting on a chair and reading a book in my wide large peaceful garden makes me calm and tranquil.  … Continue reading

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Dengue Fever

After a few months of writing practice, Mr 12 has made significant improvements in his writing style.  His essay also presents another good opportunity for an improvement exercise and a long-awaited chance to show off some beautiful garden pictures.  🙂 … Continue reading

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A Strange Dream

Some students are capable of writing a good essay but have the tendency of starting most of the sentences the same way. A good writer knows how to vary the beginnings of his/her sentences to make a story more interesting. … Continue reading

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The Best Invention – 1

This essay was submitted by Miss 13 recently. It’s an example of a typical written piece of work from a student who thinks in Chinese and translates her thoughts to English on paper.   The Best Invention 1st attempt I … Continue reading

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The Life of A Farmer

Despite constant reminders, most kids still fail to check their work or write a few drafts before handing them in.  Here’s an example whereby a young writer was asked to work on her composition on “The Life of A Farmer” … Continue reading

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Helping kids to improve their writing

Although students are able to complete an essay, they seldom take the initiative to check their work for grammatical mistakes. This essay contributed by an 11 year old is a clear example.  The young writer also lacked the terminology of … Continue reading

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