[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+)

Results-focused English enrichment resources that will get your child writing better essays for the O-Levels

 

Is your child struggling with how to write a good essay? We can help!

iThink Magazines are full of the best model essays and contain plenty of essay practice questions from past year exams. It is designed to help your child master essential tips on how to write an A1-quality essay.

Written by a team of highly qualified trained teachers and led by a former English Head of Department, every issue has been written to help your child increase their general knowledge, understand techniques of how to write a good essay, and apply their learnings with practice questions. 

iThink Magazines provide methods and strategies to master the below 6 essay formats that are tested in the O-Levels: 

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

Each issue also comes with worksheets and suggested answers.

Helping students write better essays since 2014, iThink Magazine was nominated Best Education Title by Singapore Book Awards in 2016 and 2018 and has been used by teachers in more than 50 schools. 

iThink Magazines contain:

  • Model essays with #trending content 
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    Each issue contains 5 different O-Level essay formats that cover interesting hot topics. This allows your child to learn from model essay examples while growing in general knowledge.

    Magazines in this selection cover the below content:

    Issue 28 - "Go Eco"

    From thrifting to veganism, efforts at sustainable living have taken the world by storm. This issue explores such efforts as the ban on plastic straws and the growing trend of BYO (bring-your-own). Zero-waste aficionado Lauren Singer can fit her one year's worth of trash into one mason jar. What can we do to live more sustainably?

     

    Issue 29 - “On The Move”

    From recent developments (drones, private hire car services) to old modes of transport that have been given a new lease of life (bike sharing, e-scooters), the world of transportation technology is ever evolving. However, there is a less-rosy side to transport - public transport disruptions, airline accidents and overbooked flights. Are new transport alternatives making our lives better?

     

    Issue 30 and 31 - “The Write Issue” (double issue)

    The Write Issue is a bumper issue, also known as the exam issue. Inside 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 32 - “Health Matters”

    Is abortion murder? Is it acceptable to end the life of a loved one if it means putting an end to his suffering? Can AI replace doctors? The healthcare industry has no dearth of such controversies and dilemmas. We go on a mission to find out how to make the best decisions on health for ourselves and others. 

  • Techniques and tips clearly explained 

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    Every model essay comes with worksheets that analyze techniques used so that your child learns what about the essay makes it a model example, and how to do the same.  

  • Application of learning
     
  • Your child can immediately put the learnings into practice with a list of essay practice questions. We also feature selected essays in our upcoming issues as model essays, or essays that will be used as examples for areas of improvement. Selected essays will be rewarded $20 each. Interested? Send in your essays to editor@ilovereading.sg!

    Don’t lose out on a chance to help your child write better essays for the O-Levels. Buy now!