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Higher Chinese

Specialist

Led by Ms Chen and her team of Bilingual Teachers with Proven Results

"知之者不如好之者,好之者不如乐之者 。"
-孔子
Primary, Secondary & O'Level Higher Chinese
Integrated Programme Chinese Curriculum
1-to-1 and Group Tuition
Oral and Essay Techniques
Model Compositions

ABOUT

MS CHEN

A Higher Achiever who
loves her BB Tea & Fish Soup

Ms Chen is a bilingual Singaporean teacher with the following credentials and achievements: 

12 years teaching experience in Higher Chinese, Chinese and Chinese Literature at Pri, Sec, IB and IP levels 

Master of Education (Chinese Language) from NTU, National Institute of Education

Double First Class Honours from Nanyang Technological University on the Nanyang Scholarship

Taught at Hwa Chong Institution

Top Student in Chinese Literature at Hwa Chong Institution with 8 distinctions in GCE 'A' Level Exams

Chinese Language Elective Programme (CLEP) Scholar at Hwa Chong Institution

P.s. Ms Chen's favourite Fish Soup is Han Kee at Amoy Food Centre 

" 一直坚信华文教学,不是技术教学,而是一种感情的教育。希望同学们能在成长的过程中慢慢地和华语建立一种感情。"
- 陈老师

Ace your Higher Chinese with Chen Higher Chinese

Methodology

Structured Curriculum


All our materials are specially designed by Ms Chen. Having gone through the Singapore education system both as a student and teacher, Ms Chen is well aware of the marking and examination requirements, as well as the struggles students face in learning Chinese.

With her deep knowledge and experience of commonly tested composition topics, Ms Chen and her team of bilingual and MOE-trained teachers (from Peking University, Fudan University, NUS and NTU Chinese) are able to guide students in identifying relevant and common topics likely to be tested examinations.

 Our Group Lessons cover:

  • Comprehension techniques and application

  • Model composition guidance, analysis of composition questions and application

  • Textbook vocabulary revision

  • Oral common topics and practice

English and Chinese Teaching Methods

Ms Chen and her team of bilingual teachers leverages on their strengths in English and Chinese to explain difficult terms and vocabulary to ensure your child fully comprehends the curriculum and topics.

Making it relevant and Fun!

Our goal is to enable your child to have a greater appreciation and understanding of the Chinese language by teaching them practical applications of Chinese to daily life, through the use of current affairs, music, movies and books to hone your child's oral and writing abilities.

The teacher-student connection is vital in helping your child love the language a little more and see the nuances and beauty of Chinese.

Small class size

All our group lessons have an average of 5 students to encourage active two-way communicationWe ensure that all students in the group have similar standards, so that they are able to follow the pace of the lessons.

Students are expected to speak up in class discussions on news topics, to maximise their learning.

Online and Offline Hybrid Class Format

 

Woffer students the flexibility to attend classes in-person or online. So if your child is unable to travel to the Centre, your child can attend class from home. 

Unsure whether online classes will work for your child, learn more about our online class format here.

All-round support 

Ms Chen is a strong advocate of 2-way interaction between students and herself, she interacts with students and provides guidance on their homework, school essays, orals and tests on Whatsapp even after classes. 

HOW YOU CAN EXCEL WITH

CHEN HIGHER CHINESE

PROGRAMS

PRIVATE / GROUP

LESSONS

Be tutored by Ms Chen and her team of bilingual and MOE-trained teachers who will work with your child to excel in his / her Chinese exams.

Students can choose to attend classes online or physically.

MODEL

COMPOSITIONS

Is your child lost and needs massive help for writing Chinese Compositions?

Higher Chinese Holiday Workshops

Leverage on our Higher Chinese June Holiday and PSLE Workshops to solidify your skills and excel in your year end exams.

Ms Chen's Blog

Read more about Ms Chen's thoughts on the latest happenings, current affairs and personal experiences as a tutor. In Chinese, of course : )

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SCORING IN CHINESE IS NOT BY CHANCE

Ms Chen's students have consistently achieved distinctions in the GCE ‘O’ Level HCL examination. Unlike subjects like Mathematics and Sciences, improvement in languages DO NOT naturally come within a short period of time, however students who follow Ms Chen’s advice methodically will definitely be able to see marked improvement.  


Ms Chen hopes to motivate and help them to see that learning of the Chinese language does not end after their 'O' Level HCL exams.

WHAT OUR STUDENTS AND PARENTS THINK

"陈老师 really helped me to improve my Chinese and expand my vocabulary and knowledge of current affairs. She is a really dedicated and passionate teacher, and puts so much effort into preparing every lesson. 陈老师 provided us with a lot of model essays, current affairs summaries and oral notes which helped me with my revision. Outside of tuition, she’s a great mentor and she’s given me a lot of good life advice. Would really recommend going for her lessons!"

Suzanne T., Nanyang Girls' High School (Sec 4, 2022) - A1 HCL O'Level

"陈老师 lessons are always very interesting and engaging - she shares with us recent news, life experiences and her pro studying techniques, which I've been able to apply to other subjects as well. I have been with the Centre throughout my secondary years and have seen my grades improved over the years to a final distinction in O level. Chinese is less intimidating because of her detailed guidance. And there are always plenty of resources available from model compo to comprehension exercises. She is more than a teacher to us. 谢谢老师这四年的苦心!"

T. Yi Rui, Hwa Chong Institution (Sec 4, 2021) - A2 HCL O'Level

"Initially, I was not too confident of how useful the online lessons would be, but I thought I would give it a try anyway. Ever since then, I have never regretted my choice. Before joining, I was failing and could not understand why. But in a matter of a few months, I found myself improving in the Chinese language as Ms Chen would point out my mistakes and explain to me in detail. Most of the time, lessons were filled with interactions, with the students spontaneously answering questions, without much prompting from the teacher. Occasionally, the teacher would also crack jokes and bring up stories to make lessons even more enjoyable. Overall, I am very fortunate to have found such a passionate teacher who truly teaches from the heart. In doing so, I have found joy in learning the Chinese language and have learnt a lot. 谢谢您陈老师!"

Aidan C., Nanhua High School (Sec 4, 2022) - B3 HCL O'Level

"陈老师是一位非常有耐心的老师,非常感谢她的耐心教导。她不仅仅只是一位老师,也是一位朋友,时常给我们一些人生忠告,同时也分享生活趣事,让学习华文变得更有趣。除此之外,老师的课也非常注重时事新闻,对高华的卷子非常有帮助。老师也常常提供范文,让我们从中学习好词好句、论据等等。陈老师也非常有效率,通过简讯发的疑问,老师都能迅速解答疑问。强烈推荐陈老师补习班!"

姚億璘,圣尼各拉女校,(中四, 2021年) - A1 HCL O'Level

"Before I joined the class, I struggled with compo writing. However, after attending Ms Chen’s classes, I learned to write more effective topic sentences and better illustrate my examples, leading me to jump from borderline passes to an A grade. I particularly appreciated the opportunity to learn new techniques for improving my writing, gaining knowledge of examples that were applicable to my essays, and receiving frequent high-quality personal feedback from Ms Chen. In addition, her oral notes were also very comprehensive and she lets us have ample practices, which were very useful in my O level preparation."

Cadence L., Raffles Girls' School (Sec 4, 2022) - A2 HCL O'Level

"She’s an amazing teacher who is really patient, kind, and makes learning so fun. Without her guidance and teaching, I wouldn’t be able to get by in A-level chinese. When I first started the year, I wasn’t comfortable in conversational Chinese at all but I always looked forward to the lessons with 陈老师 because she makes it so comfortable and fun to work on my spoken Chinese. It was so cool to see it develop into a something I can actually use in daily life and chatting with extended family! Truly the best Chinese teacher ever :) Thank you so much 陈老师!"

Zayin T., NUS High School (JC1, 2022) - B H1 CL A’Level

"Ms Chen really understands my child very well and is able to devise techniques to deal with my child’s weaknesses. She is very patient and understanding, and is the only teacher that is able to engage my son the best. Before that, we had a couple of other Chinese tutors but none that my son found engaging. We are so glad for Ms Chen to help my son in this journey of learning Chinese, and even provide guidance and pointers in which secondary school to attend, knowing my son’s personality. I am confident my son is in good hands as he embarks on his secondary school journey."

Mrs Chen., Parent of Q, Rivervale Primary School (P6, 2022),

AL1 CL and HCL Merit, PSLE

"陈老师 is a caring and engaging teacher, always willing to answer any questions that I have. Other than that she also has a literal treasure trove of resources that she gives students, like comprehension practices, model compositions and oral guides, always spot on exam topics and extremely useful. She has helped me a lot in refining my comprehension techniques over the 4 years, and gives me detailed feedback on the compositions I have written and how to improve. All in all I think she's a great teacher!! :D 谢谢老师的教导! "

Hannah H., Nanyang Girls' High School (Sec 4, 2021), A1 HCL O'Level

"I joined this tuition in preparation for my O levels examination. 陈老师 supported my learning through a plethora of methods such as providing articles about current affairs, vocabulary lists and many practice papers. I could also ask questions about certain aspects of the lesson that I did not grasp fully and she would address my questions in detail. These certainly helped me in my composition, comprehension and oral examinations, allowing me to improve from a C6 in school examinations to an A2 for O levels in the span of less than a year."

C. Ping Shin, Catholic High School, (Sec 4, 2021), A2 HCL O'Level

"我中二时的华文差一点不及格,因此上了陈老师的课。这几年来,我在老师的耐心指导下,渐渐提升了我的语文程度。陈老师时常会针对新闻、学校以及其他和我生活息息相关的话题进行讨论。陈老师没有单教课本里的知识,而是因材施教,以适合学生兴趣的方式来教书。比如说,她得知了我对音乐有热忱之后,就给我介绍几首巨有意义和旋律优美的华文歌,然后解释词语的含义,以激发我对华文的兴趣。

陈老师也非常了解学生们的特长。学校老师常鼓励大家写议论文、材料文,但是陈老师认为我比较擅长写记叙文,因此给了我很多记叙文的范文和故事让我学习里面的好词佳句,在考试中派上用场。

陈老师也时常发简讯给我,提醒我完成功课。由于我是个被动的人,陈老师的催促对我非常有助。她也教导我如何安排时间,应付繁重的课业。

每当考试来临,陈老师也会给我一些卡片和小礼物鼓励我再接再厉。在老师的耐心指导下,我才能在O水准考试中得到A1。"

黄镜为,莱佛士女中 (中四, 2020年) - A1 HCL O'Level

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SCHOOLS OUR STUDENTS BELONG TO

Raffles Institution, Raffles Girls' School, Hwa Chong Institution, Nanyang Girls' High School,

Cedar Girls' School, Methodist Girls' School, Dunman High School, CHIJ St Nicholas Girls' School, Catholic High School, Victoria School, Crescent Girls' School, Nan Hua High School, Chung Cheng High School, St Joseph's Institution, Tao Nan School, Nanyang Primary School and more. 

WHATSAPP TESTIMONIALS

A1 for HCL O level, 2020

学生吓了老师一跳😂 A1 for HCL O level, 2020

A1 for HCL O level, 2020 - from C5 in Mid-Year to A1 in O level. Possible only with hard work from student in learning all her model compo and compre techniques!

A1 for HCL O level, 2020

Parent’s Testimonial - Confidence in doing the paper is very important. Ms Chen hopes to help every student find their confidence in the language that they hardly speak in daily lives

Scored A1 for CL O level, 2020

Spotted question with student for HCL O level, 2020, she was overjoyed with her A2, from her initial school score of C5-C6 at beginning of the year

A2 for HCL O level (2020)

Ms Chen is always glad to be able to be part of her students’ growth and journey over the years - this student has been with us since sec 1! (2021)

学习好词佳句固然重要,培养学生对华文的自信与热忱更重要 (2021)

Book Ms Chen early to avoid disappointment! (2021)

Celebrating students’ little milestones (2021)

缘分让我们相遇,能帮的,陈老师都会竭尽所能。 (2021)

Ms Chen understands her students well and will harness their strengths and weaknesses to help them improve (2021)

Knowing the right techniques is half the battle won (2021)

Knowing the right techniques is half the battle won (2021)

B3 for HCL O level, 2020. With a weaker foundation, some students struggle with the language and attaining a B3 is a huge achievement for them

B3 for HCL O level, 2020

I always ask my students what they want to achieve for their HCL O level, 2020. This student gave me an unwavering B3 right from the start. Congrats on achieving your goal!

Student's Testimonial

Student's Testimonial

Student's Testimonial

Student's Testimonial

Parent's Testimonial

Parent's Testimonial

Parent's Testimonial

PSLE - Scored A* in CL and Distinction in HCL

O Level HCL - Scored A1

O Level HCL - Scored A1

O Level HCL - Improved from C5 to A2

Scored A1

O Level CL - Scored A1

O Level HCL - Scored A2

O Level HCL - Improved from C5 to B3

O Level HCL - Improved from F9 to C6

O Level CL - Scored A1 - Insta

O Level HCL - Scored A2 - Insta

Scored A1

Scored A1

Exempted End Of Year Exam - Hwa Chong

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