Comprehension Passages and Composition Writing (Primary 3 and 4)


Learning Objectives

  • To improve students’ reading comprehension by exposing them to different types of Chinese compositions and equipping them with composition writing techniques.
  • To heighten students’ confidence and ability in composition writing. Students get to practice writing 200-400 words long compositions in 50 minutes.

Programme Outline

Part I: Language Revision

  • Vocabulary Bank: accumulate words and phrases
  • Writing Structure: introduction, body and conclusion
  • Composition Practice

Part II: Composition

Oral Composition:

  • Speaking and writing are carried out simultaneously
  • Speak out before writing: students’ response and feedback are evaluated
  • Construct and organise ideas verbally before committing to writing

Writing Composition:

  • Picture-based essay (Pri 3 & Pri 4)
  • Topic-based essay (Pri 4)

Part III: Reading Comprehension

  • Read selected passages and utilised choice of vocabulary words to aid students’ understanding
  • Class Assignment:
    - Chose/Fill in the blanks: Reading comprehension
    - Question & Answer: Reading comprehension II
    - Fill in the essential points
  • Equip students with basic techniques for effective reading 
Date: 03 Jan 2015 – 20 Nov 2015
Target Audience: 9 to 10 years old
Language Medium: Mandarin
Number of Sessions: 10 Sessions per Term
Venue Confucius Institute, NTU, 11 Slim Barracks Rise, NTU@one-north campus, Executive Centre, #08-01 Singapore 138664 (Near Buona Vista MRT)
Closing Date: 22 Dec 2014

10% Discount for NTU Affiliates

  • NTU Staff, NTU Alumni Club Members, NTU & NIE Alumni
  • Payment at Counter Only in order to enjoy discount
  • To present Member Card upon payment
Contact Person: Lee Xuan/Ashley
Tel:6514 1398/6514 1061
Fax:6779 7859
  • For new applicants, a one-time non refundable registration fee of $53.50 is payable
  • Registration fee is inclusive of 7% GST



Term 1 - 4 (2015)
Please contact us for the programme fees.

Level Day Timeslot
Primary 3 Friday 4:00pm - 5:45pm 
Saturday 11:30am - 1:15pm
2:00pm - 3:45pm
Sunday 11:30am - 1:15pm
Primary 4 Saturday 11:30am - 1:30pm
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sunday 11:30am - 1:30pm


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Programmes Schedule 2015

Programmes Calendar 2015

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