[Combo 2021]: Inspire Magazine (13+ y/o) and iThink Magazine (15 y/o+): 6 single issues + 2 double issues

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Have one child in lower secondary, another in upper secondary, and finding a way to get both reading more and doing better in their English exams? We've got the perfect combo for you!

For lower secondary: Inspire Magazine (for 13 y/o+)

Get your Instagrammer teenager reading more and doing better in the English exam

Inspire magazines are specially written with #trending topics in order to get your teenager to spend less time surfing the internet and more time reading enriching content.

Every issue of Inspire magazine has been written to help your teenager do well in all 4 papers of the GCE "O" Level English exam by covering #trending topics they care about and will want to read

Each issue also contains QR codes to YouTube videos to engage a young reader in digital ways, as well as inspirational stories to encourage your child to dream big and fight against hardships.

The issues are filled with articles discussing topics relevant to a teenager today, and are written in the below 5 essay formats to help your child master all 5 writing styles:

  1. Argumentative Essay
  2. Descriptive Essay
  3. Expository Essay
  4. Narrative Essay
  5. Personal Recount Essay

Inspire magazine is written by a team of highly qualified former MOE teachers and also includes worksheets and even oral and listening comprehension exercises to help students do better in all 4 papers of their English exams.

Inspire magazine was nominated Best Education Title by Singapore Book Awards in 2018. Inspire will help your child to:

  1. Master the 5 essay formats
  2. Develop critical thinking, writing, reading, listening, and oral skills 
  3. Increase general knowledge 

Issue 29 - "Young At Work" 

Meet the young owner of Gojek, and the young man who did not let his disability get in the way of pursuing his passion in acting. Get to know the Jewish teenager Anne Frank whose diary changed the world. This issue aims to inspire young people, with a focus on young leaders, young volunteers and young entrepreneurs.

Issue 30 -"Fusion" 

Fusion - of food, races, cultures, the arts, and even languages. How popular are fusion foods? What does a fusion dance performance look and feel like? Are modern languages fusional languages? Should colloquial languages be encouraged? What are the challenges faced by those of mixed identity? This theme allows an interesting exploration of a wide variety of issues.

Issue 31 - "The Evolution Of Online Platforms" (publishing in July)

Online platforms today have redefined study, work and play. They have risen significantly in popularity in recent times, partly due to the global lockdowns caused by the coronavirus pandemic. TikTok, Zoom and Google Meet have become favourite platforms for online learning, work and even for virtual social gatherings. Social gaming has also been on the rise, with video games such as 'Minecraft' and 'Overwatch' being played with online friends on a virtual platform. Are these online platforms helping us lead a better life?

Double Issue 32 + 33 - "The Exam Issue" (publishing in August)

Exam time? Let us help. Inside this double issue is a treasure trove of original essays (of different genres) and comprehension texts, paired with detailed notes and exam-styled worksheets, and peppered with thoughtful illustrations.

A range of topics will be covered, with an explicit focus on skills to ace the Paper 1 and Paper 2 components of the GCE O-Level English Language examinations. We also share tips and common errors. 

 

For upper secondary: iThink Magazine (for 15 y/o+)

Get your Instagrammer teenager reading more and doing better in the "O" Level English exam

iThink magazines are specially written with #trending topics in order to get your teenager to spend less time surfing the internet and more time reading enriching content that will help them for the "O" Level English exam.

Every issue of iThink magazine has been written to help your teenager do well in all 4 papers of the GCE "O" Level English exam by covering #trending topics they care about and will want to read, discussed using the below 6 essay formats:

  1. Argumentative Essay
  2. Descriptive Essay
  3. Expository Essay
  4. Hybrid Essay
  5. Narrative Essay
  6. Personal Recount Essay

Each issue also contains QR codes to YouTube videos and audio clips to engage a young reader in digital ways.

iThink magazine is written by a team of highly qualified former MOE teachers and also includes worksheets and even oral and listening comprehension exercises to help students do better in all 4 papers of their English exams.

iThink magazine was nominated Best Education Title by Singapore Book Awards in 2018. iThink will help your child to:

  1. Master the 6 essay formats
  2. Develop critical thinking, writing, reading, listening, and oral skills 
  3. Increase general knowledge especially for Paper 1 (Writing) and Paper 4 (Oral)

Issue 33 - "Beyond The Clouds" 

We take your child to the clouds and beyond, literally and figuratively. How has air travel been affected by the recent pandemic? How challenging is it to be an astronaut? Is space exploration a waste of national resources? How effective are cloud platforms for online learning? This theme aims to bring greater clarity to these 'cloudy' issues and more.

Issue 34 -"Worlds Apart" 

We take your child between worlds in this issue: from tribal communities to the modern, cosmopolitan world; the world of unique traditions to ones of familiarity. From the world of the haves to the have-nots and the world between bullied and bully. This issue encourages your child to question assumptions and develop multiple perspectives, as well as put themselves in others's shoes.

Double Issue 35/36 -"The Exam Issue" (publishing in July)

Exam time? Let us help. Inside this double issue is a treasure trove of original essays (of different genres) and comprehension texts, paired with detailed notes and exam-styled worksheets, and peppered with thoughtful illustrations.

A range of topics will be covered, with an explicit focus on skills to ace the Paper 1 and Paper 2 components of the GCE O-Level English Language examinations. We also share tips and common errors.

Issue 37- "Delivery" (publishing in August)

The discussions in this issue revolve around the myriad of definitions of delivery. How has modern technology influenced delivery services? Should we be more compassionate towards delivery riders? Is how a message is delivered more important than the message itself? What happens when a mother delivers a stillborn baby? This issue promises to expand your child's mind.