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ELCO-Foundation

English Listening Comprehension and Oral (Foundation)

These books are specially crafted for the needs and requirements of pupils taking Foundation English. There is a variety of text types to hone listening and oral skills. Listening scripts, answers and model responses for Stimulus-based Conversation are provided online. Additional prompts for Stimulus-based Conversation are also provided online to provide further support for pupils.

English Listening Comprehension and Oral (Foundation) Primary 5 - ISBN: 9789814861984
English Listening Comprehension and Oral (Foundation) Primary 6 - ISBN: 9789814861991

ELCO-standard
English Listening Comprehension and Oral (Standard)

This series provides pupils with additional practice to hone their listening skills and oral competency to better prepare them for the Listening Comprehension and Oral examination. Audio files are provided to simulate the examination conditions for each listening practice. Listening scripts and suggested answers for the Stimulus-based Conversation are provided for teachers. Suggestions for the Stimulus-based Conversation have been added in this latest edition to help pupils improve their personal responses.

English Listening Comprehension and Oral (Standard) Primary 3 - ISBN: 9789814861946
English Listening Comprehension and Oral (Standard) Primary 4 - ISBN: 9789814861953
English Listening Comprehension and Oral (Standard) Primary 5 (Standard) - ISBN: 9789814861960
English Listening Comprehension and Oral (Standard) Primary 6 (Standard) - ISBN: 9789814861977

NewLCO

New Primary Essentials Listening Comprehension and Oral

Developed and written by leading educators, Dr. Cheah Yin Mee and Ms. Tan See Keen, this series gives pupils a step-by-step approach to answering oral and listening tasks. Pupils are guided with techniques and strategies in answering questions. Varied practice exercises ensure that pupils will learn how to approach different oral and listening tasks systematically to do well in the examinations.

New Primary Essentials Listening Comprehension and Oral Primary 1 - ISBN: 9789814433495
New Primary Essentials Listening Comprehension and Oral Primary 2 - ISBN: 9789814433501
New Primary Essentials Listening Comprehension and Oral Primary 3 - ISBN: 9789814433259
New Primary Essentials Listening Comprehension and Oral Primary 4 - ISBN: 9789814433266
New Primary Essentials Listening Comprehension and Oral Primary 5 - ISBN: 9789814433273
New Primary Essentials Listening Comprehension and Oral Primary 6 - ISBN: 9789814433280


The Write Way
The Write Way

This series of six books can be used as a resource by teachers to help their pupils develop an enthusiasm for writing. Based on the latest syllabus, the series aims to develop pupils’ skills in generating and writing interesting texts based on picture stimuli, a requirement in the English examinations. Through a combination of pictures, words and question prompts, this series motivates learners at each part of the writing process. Each exercise focuses on generating, articulating, arranging, organising, editing and revising ideas to form a coherent piece of writing. Each book is carefully crafted with three main sections, covering different skill sets required of pupils, namely:

  • Generating ideas and content The Write Way
  • Developing ideas and content
  • Editing and refining writing
The Write Way Primary 1 - ISBN: 9789810198183
The Write Way Primary 2 - ISBN: 9789810198190
The Write Way Primary 3 - ISBN: 9789810198206
The Write Way Primary 4 - ISBN: 9789810198213
The Write Way Primary 5 - ISBN: 9789810198220
The Write Way Primary 6 - ISBN: 9789810198237



Approaching English Through News
Approaching English Through News

Improving pupils’ English standard is now possible with this book. Specially written to encourage pupils’ interest in reading newspaper articles, it motivates them to think critically and creatively. Articles are refreshing, educational and interesting, to encourage pupils to read on and attempt the questions and exercises based on the newspaper articles.

Approaching English Through News - ISBN: 9789812800787


Grammar Rules
Grammar Rules!

Grammar Rules! is an award-winning series from Australia that provides a context-based approach to grammar. It demonstrates how grammar works at the word, sentence and text level for communication. Students understand grammar is employed when constructing their own texts and responding to the texts of others in the real world.

This sequential programme is systematic and fun! Each unit covers a range of informative, imaginative and persuasive texts and is based on a model text that establishes the context for the grammar focus. Starting with a model text, students finish the unit writing their own text, putting new grammatical knowledge into practice.

Grammar Rules! Book 1 - ISBN: 9789814851299
Grammar Rules! Book 2 - ISBN: 9789814851305
Grammar Rules! Book 3 - ISBN: 9789814851312
Grammar Rules! Book 4 - ISBN: 9789814851329
Grammar Rules! Book 5 - ISBN: 9789814851336
Grammar Rules! Book 6 - ISBN: 9789814851343

Count Down to Primary English Exams
Count Down to Primary English Exams

This series provides pupils with comprehensive practice to prepare them for the English exams.

Each book comprises
Section 1: 4 sets of Oral Communication
Section 2: 4 sets of Listening Comprehension
Section 3: 8 sets of Writing
Section 4: 8 sets of Language Use and Comprehension

Audio recordings for Listening Comprehension and an answer key including model compositions are provided.

Count Down to Primary English Exams Primary 1 - ISBN: 9789813164499
Count Down to Primary English Exams Primary 2 - ISBN: 9789813164505
Count Down to Primary English Exams Primary 3 - ISBN: 9789813164512
Count Down to Primary English Exams Primary 4 - ISBN: 9789813164529
Count Down to Primary English Exams Primary 5 - ISBN: 9789813164536
Count Down to PSLE English - ISBN: 9789813164543


Editing for Spelling and Grammar Explained!
Editing for Spelling and Grammar Explained! (NEW)

This series has been designed to give pupils a solid foundation in Spelling and Grammar. The real learning happens in the answers, where explanations are given not just for the right answers, but also to help the pupils understand why the wrong answers are wrong. Pupils are led through specific learning and practice on Spelling then Grammar, before they advance to the realistic scenario of having to deal with both at the same time, as required in their exams.

Editing for Spelling and Grammar Explained! Primary 1 - ISBN: 9789814884983
Editing for Spelling and Grammar Explained! Primary 2 - ISBN: 9789814884990
Editing for Spelling and Grammar Explained! Primary 3 - ISBN: 9789814891004
Editing for Spelling and Grammar Explained! Primary 4 - ISBN: 9789814891011
Editing for Spelling and Grammar Explained! Primary 5 - ISBN: 9789814891028
Editing for Spelling and Grammar Explained! Primary 6 - ISBN: 9789814891035


Grammar MCQs Explained!
Grammar MCQs Explained!

This series gives pupils a strong grounding in grammar with explanations on why some options are right while others are not. Each book is divided into two sections, a topical section which covers important grammatical items and structures pupils should know and a revision section which contains a variety of questions for practice.

Grammar MCQs Explained! Primary 1 - ISBN: 9789814433297
Grammar MCQs Explained! Primary 2 - ISBN: 9789814433303
Grammar MCQs Explained! Primary 3 - ISBN: 9789814433310
Grammar MCQs Explained! Primary 4 - ISBN: 9789814433327
Grammar MCQs Explained! Primary 5 - ISBN: 9789814433334
Grammar MCQs Explained! Primary 6 - ISBN: 9789814433341


Vocabulary MCQs Explained!

Vocabulary MCQs Explained!

Designed to provide rigorous practice in vocabulary, this series provides detailed explanations and examples of how words and phrases are applied in sentences. Each book is divided into two sections, a thematic section which covers words and phrases used in common written and spoken language within a theme, and a revision section which contains a selection of words that  pupils at that level should know.

Vocabulary MCQs Explained! Primary 1 - ISBN: 9789814736039
Vocabulary MCQs Explained! Primary 2 - ISBN: 9789814736046
Vocabulary MCQs Explained! Primary 3 - ISBN: 9789814736053
Vocabulary MCQs Explained! Primary 4 - ISBN: 9789814736060
Vocabulary MCQs Explained! Primary 5 - ISBN: 9789814736077
Vocabulary MCQs Explained! Primary 6 - ISBN: 9789814736084

Synthesis and Transformation

Synthesis and Transformation (3rd Edition)

This book helps pupils get ample practice for the Synthesis and Transformation section in the exams. Detailed notes on the varied use of connectors are provided, along with step-by-step explanations of how more complex questions should be answered. These features promote a deeper understanding of the mechanics and requirements of combining and transforming sentences, equipping pupils with sentence manipulation skills that will enhance their writing.

Synthesis and Transformation Primary 5 (3rd Edition) - ISBN: 9789814661126
Synthesis and Transformation Primary 6 (3rd Edition) - ISBN: 9789814661133
Synthesis and Transformation Primary 3 - COMING SOON
Synthesis and Transformation Primary 4 - COMING SOON

My Pals are Here! Grammar Workbook

My Pals are Here! Grammar Workbook

These Grammar Workbooks can be used as a stand-alone supplementary material to complement the Grammar Handbook to reinforce grammar items that have been taught in class.

My Pals are Here! Grammar Handbook available

My Pals are Here! Grammar Workbook Primary 1 - ISBN: 9780462001586
My Pals are Here! Grammar Workbook Primary 2 - ISBN: 9780462001593

Cloze Practice (2nd Edition)
Cloze Practice (2nd Edition)

This series is designed to help pupils overcome difficulties faced while attempting cloze passages. It includes three sections: Grammar Cloze, Vocabulary Cloze and Comprehension Cloze. The wide range of text types and exercises enable pupils to sharpen their grammatical skills, expand their vocabulary bank and increase their information knowledge. Effective scaffolding is provided so exercises can be done independently.

Cloze Practice Primary 1 (2nd Edition) - ISBN: 9789814913379
Cloze Practice Primary 2 (2nd Edition) - ISBN: 9789814913393
Cloze Practice Primary 3 (2nd Edition) - ISBN: 9789814913416
Cloze Practice Primary 4 (2nd Edition) - ISBN: 9789814913430
Cloze Practice Primary 5 (2nd Edition) - ISBN: 9789814913430
Cloze Practice Primary 6 (2nd Edition) - ISBN: 9789814913478


Marshall Cavendish English Grammar Workbook
Marshall Cavendish English Grammar Workbook

These grammar resource books are highly recommended for use in both the classroom and at home. Grammar items introduced in the Grammar Handbooks are revisited through a series of exercises that aim to hone pupils’ understanding.

Marshall Cavendish English Grammar Handbook is available.

Marshall Cavendish English Grammar Workbook Primary 3 - ISBN: 9789810115968
Marshall Cavendish English Grammar Workbook Primary 4 - ISBN: 9789810116743
Marshall Cavendish English Grammar Workbook Primary 5 - ISBN: 9789810119386
Marshall Cavendish English Grammar Workbook Primary 6 - ISBN: 9789810196806


Marshall Cavendish English Test Papers

Marshall Cavendish English Test Papers

Test Papers for Primary 3 to 6 consists of eight assessment papers each. These books enable teachers to assess pupils’ understanding of English language skills that have been taught in writing, language use, comprehension, listening comprehension and oral communication. They are effective revision guides that not only help pupils consolidate their learning, but also provide extra practice for examinations.

Marshall Cavendish English Test Papers Primary 3 (Revised Edition) - ISBN: 9789810196295
Marshall Cavendish English Test Papers Primary 4 (Revised Edition) - ISBN: 9789810196301
Marshall Cavendish English Test Papers Primary 5 (Revised Edition) - ISBN: 9789814433860
Marshall Cavendish English Test Papers Primary 6 - ISBN: 9789810119492


Primary Essentials English Vocabulary and Writing
Primary Essentials English Vocabulary and Writing

Pupils will learn to write effectively through a series of creative and engaging guided exercises that stimulate their interest in the language. Thematic exercises provide pupils with opportunities to learn in context while deconstructed model compositions enable them to grasp main teaching points effectively. Guidance is also provided to aid in progressive learning.

Primary Essentials English Vocabulary and Writing Primary 1 - ISBN: 9789810114862
Primary Essentials English Vocabulary and Writing Primary 2 - ISBN: 9789810114879

Grammar Practice (3rd Edition)
Grammar Practice (3rd Edition)

This series of six books is designed to help pupils gain mastery of English grammar. These invaluable study aids work systematically to sharpen skills and build their confidence in the language. The teaching points section at the start of each chapter provides foundational knowledge while progressive practice exercises cultivate correct grammar usage, making this series suitable for independent study.

Grammar Practice Primary 1 (3rd Edition) - ISBN: 9789814862608
Grammar Practice Primary 2 (3rd Edition) - ISBN: 9789814862615
Grammar Practice Primary 3 (3rd Edition) - ISBN: 9789814862622
Grammar Practice Primary 4 (3rd Edition) - ISBN: 9789814862639
Grammar Practice Primary 5 (3rd Edition) - ISBN: 9789814862646
Grammar Practice Primary 6 (3rd Edition) - ISBN: 9789814862653

Confusing Grammar Explained!
Confusing Grammar Explained!

This guidebook supplements the learning of grammar with 25 pairs of commonly confused grammar items and explains their correct usage through illustrations in a compare-and-contrast explanation approach. This side-by-side comparison approach highlights differences between the two grammar items to clarify misconceptions. Pupils then recapitulate what has been covered with practices.

Confusing Grammar Explained! - ISBN: 9789810197827

My Pals are Here! Grammar Handbook
My Pals are Here! Grammar Handbook (BEST SELLER)

This vibrantly illustrated book is an essential guide to mastering grammar. Focused on an interactive
approach, this learner-centric book clearly illustrates grammar in use and provides opportunities for
practice to further consolidate the grammar points learnt. It contains:

  • Illustrations that provide meaningful contexts to facilitate pupils’ understanding of grammar.
  •  Explanations that are simple and clear to encourage pupils to learn independently.
  •  Exercises that provide ample practice and assessment of grammar items learnt.
My Pals are Here! Grammar Workbook is available.

My Pals are Here! Grammar Handbook Primary 1 and 2 - ISBN: 9780462001395



Marshall Cavendish English Grammar Handbook
Marshall Cavendish English Grammar Handbook

These books are essential guides for pupils. An engaging, learner-centred approach is used to stimulate pupils’ interest in Grammar. This is achieved through a series of vibrant illustrations, interactive activities and exercises that allow pupils to learn grammar in context and reinforce their understanding.

Marshall Cavendish English Grammar Workbook is available.

Marshall Cavendish English Grammar Handbook Primary 3&4 - ISBN: 9789810115951
Marshall Cavendish English Grammar Handbook Primary 5 and 6 - ISBN: 9789810118303

English PSLE Revision Guide
English PSLE Revision Guide (2nd Edition)

This English revision guide for PSLE provides easy-to-understand notes and ample practice to enhance effectiveness and efficiency of pupils studying for their examinations. Resources in the book include an examination paper specimen to give pupils that important dry run before the examination, listening comprehension audio clips to provide much-needed practice outside the classroom, model essays of all types as benchmarks for examination success, and an answer key for effective self-study.

English PSLE Revision Guide (2nd Edition) - ISBN: 9789810199470