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Sample Answer (Step by Wicked Step)

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Spot Questions English 1119, SPM 2012

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Poem ~ Nature, or Are You Still Playing Your Flute, or He Had Such Quiet Eyes (In The Midst Of Hardship came out already last year)
Novel ~ Theme, or Character, or combination of Theme and Character (focus on family relationship because it is adaptable to all three novels)
Directed Writing ~ Informal Letter, or Article (whatever format that might come out, please don't be panic...the contents are more important)
* Spot questions are not "soalan bocor". They do not necessarily come out, but at least we have something to focus on while doing our last minute revision. So, good luck and try your best.

Tips to Write An Effective Essay (K.I.S.S!)

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This acronym is so relevant with essay writing:

Keep It Simple Students!
Why? you will make less mistakes (grammar, structures, spelling, punctuation etc).easier for you to write (easier to translate from your mother tongue).you can avoid giving headaches to the reader (the examiner).
You are human, the examiners are human too. Make it easy for them to mark your paper, they will make your life easy by giving you the good marks that you deserve. So, remember K.I.S.S!

Tips to Write an Essay for Directed Writing, SPM (2)

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Sample Essay




No 101-67, Jalan 7/3L,  43650 Bandar Baru Bangi,  Selangor Darul Ehsan.
26th July 2012 


Dear Cousin Lan, 
     How are you? I hope you are in the pink of health. I am fine here. I am writing this letter to tell you about the benefits of the National Service Programme and to encourage you to go [responding to the question]. There are many reasons why you should join the programme. 
     First of all [connector], the benefit of the National Service Programme is it will develop good habits in you [stating point 1]. You have to follow strict schedule there [elaborating point 1]. For example, you have to wake up early in the morning so that you will not be late for breakfast and marching activity [giving example to support point 1]. Besides [connector], you can make new friends at the camp [stating point 2]. You are going to meet many others from all walks of life there [elaborating point 2]. For instance, you will meet people from other states in Malaysia like Sabah, Sarawak,…

Tips to Write an Essay for Directed Writing, SPM

When writing an essay, it is very important to have a clear outline (essay structure). It helps you to organize and develop your ideas.

Paragraph 1 ~ Introduction (1-3 sentences)

Paragraph 2 
state point 1 (1 sentence) elaborate point 1 (1-3 sentences) give example to support point 1 (1-3 sentences) 
state point 2 (1 sentence)elaborate point 2 (1-3 sentences)give example to support point 2 (1-3 sentences)
state point 3 (1 sentence)elaborate point 3 (1-3 sentences)give example to support point 3 (1-3 sentences)
Paragraph 3

state point 4 (1 sentence)elaborate point 4 (1-3 sentences)give example to support point 4 (1-3 sentences)
state point 5 (1 sentence)elaborate point 5 (1-3 sentences)give example to support point 5 (1-3 sentences)
state point 6 (1 sentence)elaborate point 6 (1-3 sentences)give example to support point 6 (1-3 sentences)
Paragraph 4
state point 7 (1 sentence)elaborate point 7 (1-3 sentences)give example to support point 7 (1-3 sentences)
state point 8 (1 sentence)elaborate point 8…

Seminar "The Secret to Writing A+ Essays" @ SAMT Sultan Hisamuddin, Klang (2nd & 3rd Batch)

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Location: SAMT Sultan Hisamuddin, Jalan Kota Raja, Klang.
Date: 17th & 19th October 2012
Number of Students: 75 (2nd batch) & 42 (3rd batch)
Teacher In-Charge: Puan Ruswiza

The 2nd Batch






The 3rd Batch







Tips to Write a Factual Essay for Continuous Writing, SPM (2)

Sample Essay
What can we do to save the environment? (Continuous Writing, SPM 2010)
Pollution has harmful effects on the environment. Since we are the inhabitants of the earth, each of us has to contribute to the prevention of pollution [general discussion]. We should accept personal responsibility and participate actively in making the environment, pollution free [thesis statement]
First of all, we can participate in saving the environment by adopting the 3Rs of solid waste management: reduce, reuse and recycle [stating first point]. Reuse things that are still good to use and recycle things that you can recycle. Spend extra five minutes sorting out what is rubbish and what is recyclable [elaborating first point]. We can recycle almost everything these days such as plastics, glass, clothes, metals, newspapers and so on. Reduce the use of plastic bags by recycling them or not using them at all. We can use a basket, a rucksack or other bags for our shopping [providing details and exa…

Tips To Write A Good Essay

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Let's watch the video on how to write a good essay. Listen carefully and see if you can understand everything that the gentleman is trying to share with you. The tips are best for students at tertiary level. Happy watching.

Seminar "The Secret To Writing A+ Essays" @ SMK Malim, Melaka

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Location: SMK Malim, Bertam Malim, Melaka.
Date: 8th October 2012
Number of Students: 85
Teacher In-Charge: Puan Fatimah & English Teachers









Seminar "The Secret To Writing A+ Essays" @ Kolej Vokasional Shah Alam

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Location: Kolej Vokasional Shah Alam (formerly known as Sek Men Vokasional Shah Alam)
Date: 4 October 2012
Number of Students: 40
Teacher In-Charge: Puan Farina






Seminar "The Secret To Writing A+ Essays" @ SAMT Sultan Hisamuddin, Kelang

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Location: SAMT Sultan Hisamuddin, Kelang
Date: 3rd October 2012
Number of Students: 103
Teacher In-Charge: Puan Ruswiza







Seminar "The Secret To Writing A+ Essays" @ SAMT Tengku Ampuan Jemaah, Shah Alam

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Location: SAMT Tengku Ampuan Jemaah, Shah Alam
Date: 2nd October 2012
Teacher In-Charge: Puan Nur Diana