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General Paper Tuition

A-level General Paper Tuition Singapore

General Paper Tuition equips you with the necessary content knowledge to answer questions pertaining to the topic of focus. At Junior College the academic demands on the students increase. A strong foundation in language skills, the General Paper examination requires a broad knowledge of current affairs. We understand this and need to help the students succeed academically. You are looking for good GP tuition in Singapore; you have come to the right place.

Stanford Tuition provides only the experienced and affordable GP tutors who are experienced in providing JC GP Tuition. GP tuition aids the presentation of the content knowledge to best answer the question in General Paper (GP).

What is General Paper?

General Paper (GP) is an H1 academic subject at GCE A’level in the Ministry of Education system in Singapore. All students studying GCE A’level in Junior Colleges (JC) in Singapore have to study this subject, with the exception of those studying Knowledge and Inquiry(KI). The examination for General Paper consists of two parts:

Paper 1 – Essay Writing,
Paper 2 – Comprehension.

H1 General Paper (Syllabus 8807 for 2018 Exam)

General Paper (GP) tuition is a compulsory H1 level subject. General Paper tuition is for students to cover more local and global topics. The syllabus is for developing the maturity of thought, independent thinking and the proficient of language of each student. It provides students with a good foundation to thrive in a fast-changing world. Students will have a broader understanding of the world. They can ready to meet the challenges of higher education and the workplace of the future.

Critical Creative Thinking Skills

The syllabus is designed to develop the student’s skills.

1). Develop maturity of thought and apply critical creative thinking skills.

2). The ability to analyse and evaluate issues across disciplines. Showing awareness of their significance and implications for the individual and society.

3). The ability to construct cogent arguments and communicate their ideas using clear, accurate and effective communication and language.

4). Promote extensive and independent research and reading.

5). Appreciate the inter-relationship of ideas across different disciplines.

6). Broaden their global outlook – enabling them to share historical, cultural and social experiences within Singapore and regionally.

7). Better understanding of the changing world in which they live in. Fostering the critical awareness of the changes in the human development and experience with continuity.

Assessment of H1 General Paper Tuition (A-level)

Students need to sit for both Paper I and II. Paper I and II are taken at separate sittings and on the same day.

a) Paper I : Essay

  • Paper 1 comprises 12 questions on issues drawn from across disciplines of local interest and global concern. Students are to answer only one question.

  • Student required to write an essay of 500 to 800 words in response to one of the 12 Essay questions.

  • Marks: Content (30 marks) and Use of English (20 marks)

  • Duration: 1 hr 30 minutes

b) Paper II : Comprehension

  • The Paper II comprises one or two passages for students to analyst.

  • Students demonstrate their ability to reason, comprehend, explain, evaluate the statements from the texts.

  • The application question requires students to respond to a task derived from the texts, based on their understanding and interpretation of the texts.

  • Questions cover understanding (17 marks), summary (8 marks) and application (10 marks).

  • Content (35 marks) and Use of English (15 marks)

  • Duration: 1 hr 30 minutes

8807 H1 General Paper Tuition Programme

The suggested topic areas for H1 General Paper tuition (8807) are:

  • Historical, social, cultural, economic, political and philosophical topics – Focus on specific themes on each term. Reading packages are prepared to guide students in their reading. These packages contain articles relevant to the themes. It consists of essential questions, essay questions, cultural literacy, vocabulary, historical timeline, economic, political and philosophical topics. Students need to participate actively with the given test based on each package.

  • History, philosophy, science, including the current developments and applications. Activities include group discussion, class presentations, use of videos and research assignments. Frequent online and ICT learning resources to stimulate learning.

  • Topics of local interest and global concern. Students explore a range of key issues of local and global significance. It provides them with a good foundation to thrive in a fast-changing world. The enrichment lectures to broaden students’ content knowledge.

  • Language, literature and arts are basic skills to equip students writing skills for both Paper 1 and Paper 2.

  • Mathematical and geographical topics. Students are to read widely and independently. They do research and collect General Paper resources and examples for record and online sharing. They read, comprehend, evaluate, infer and summarise from the evidence of the topics in ‘The Economist and Time’ magazines.

  • Students participate in essay competitions, seminars and quizzes – organised by external organisations.

Pre-requisites for H1 General Paper Tuition

There are no pre-requisites for General Paper.

Engaging a good GP Tutor

A good General Paper tuition tutor or specialist will encourage and motivate the student towards better understanding in learning the General Paper. It is wise to engage a good General Paper tuition tutor or specialist to provide the necessary GP tuition. Even the student is attending the normal classes in school.

The process of finding a good General Paper tuition tutor for your child is to fill a “Request-Tutor Form”online. We would call you for more details. Our coordinator can search from our data-base.
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Lowest GP Tuition Rates per hour

(The table is a guide based on market rates in S$).
(Estimated Hourly Rate S$ per Qualification)

Student Level

A-level/ Undergrad


Current Teachers

IP5 (JC-1) yr11

$40 - 55

$55 - 70

$90 - 110

IP6 (JC-2) yr12

$45 - 55

$60 - 70

$90 - 120

(We reserved the rights to change the rates at any time).

Our Service

Like to hire a good General Paper tutor. You can contact Paul: 9385-5548 or leave a voice-mail if we are away from the phone to answer your call. You can text (sms) to us: 9385-5548. We will call back.
We will find a suitable good General Paper tutor for you, as per your "Request-Tutor_Form".
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