Comprehension Answering Skills

The Significance of Comprehension Answering Skills

Of the two papers for the GCE A level examination, the comprehension paper is a more complex paper to raise the score of the students within the shortest period. Students must understand that their foundation in the English language plays an important part in determining the competency in answering the paper. The foundation of reading, comprehension, analysis and answering capacity is of great importance and the years of learning from secondary till now is a pivotal reason for your proficiency. However, this does not mean that students cannot acquire the necessary skills to build this competency within this year of study.

Students need to acquire the effective comprehension answering skills to create the intellectual acumen to confidently answer the comprehension Short Answer question, Application question and Summary question Students must be able to read, think, comprehend, extract and develop the answers for the questions. Students need to understand that the comprehension answering skills needed for GCE A level is different from the GCE O level examination as the content of the passage and the questions the paper asked is now more sophisticated and complex and students need to upgrade their skill competency and knowledge. It enables students to think independently to derive a quick and accurate answer for the question, develop the logical and argumentative ideas and express these rationales into sensible and persuasive expressions.

What we teach in our Comprehension Answering Skills

The content of comprehension answering skills consists of a fundamental and advanced stage of learning which enables students to nurture their answering skills in a progressive yet effective and immediate pace of development. Students will be able to quickly master the answering techniques to competently prepare for their WA, mid year or final examination. Along the course of the tuition, students will be further taught more advanced answering techniques.

The Comprehension Answering Skills workshop is divided into two levels and covers the following areas:

  1. Reading, Extraction and Understanding of Questions
  2. Answering of Factual and Process questions and Application questions
  1. Answering questions on literacy devices
  2. Answering Summary question
  3. Answering Complex Application questions
  4. Passive and Active Vocabulary
  5. Flow of Expression in argument of questions

GCE A level examination about Comprehension Passage and Questions

The GCE A level examination board is changing the nature of the question in terms of the topic, the way how the question is asked and the approach on how the question is answered. Students need to take note of such change to develop the right arguments. They also must acquire the sensible and expressive writing to put across their argument in a fast and effective way to score grade A.

We provide review of the questions for the past few years in our blog and will teach students on how to answer these questions during our GP Trial class and GP Tuition programmes

Blogs on Comprehension Answering

These blogs and vblogs would give students better understanding of the comprehension and it covers learning on comprehension skills, common knowledge about comprehension passage and review of questions. Please feel free to browse these articles and we hope it would provide a better understanding on how we conduct our gp tuition to help you to get grade A.