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ENGLISH TUITION, BY EXPERTS

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SINGAPORE'S LARGEST TEAM OF EXCEPTIONAL TUTORS

ACHIEVE GRADE IMPROVEMENTS WITHIN 4 LESSONS

A Warm Welcome!

Hello, I am Kristy Lee – University of Bristol, PhD (School of Education/Research)

I lead a team of tuition consultants and coordinators who are former MOE teachers

Our 36,000 experienced tutors are current/ex-MOE teachers, and graduated/undergraduate tutors

They each have between 2 to over 30 years of tutoring/teaching experience

About 20% of our tutors have PhD’s or Master’s degrees in the same subject that you would like to have tuition in

Making the decision to hire a private tutor AND FINDING THE RIGHT ONE can make all the difference in helping you get your grades back on track

SINGAPORE'S BIGGEST TEAM OF COMPETENT TUTORS

85% of our students achieved improvements of at least 1 grade, within 12 weeks after tuition started

The other 15% achieved grade improvements within the first 2 months of tuition

EFFECTIVE TUITION, BY EXPERTS

As Singapore’s top tuition agency, our tuition consultants and coordinators have matched students with experienced and accomplished tutors

Many years ago, we had seen for ourselves that when a tutor teaches the student the wrong information (because he/she is not really competent), the chances of the student’s grades improving are very slim

Star Tutors does not want to take risks with your grades

STAR TUTORS DELIVERS EXCELLENT RESULTS

Since 2007, we have established a reputation for being trustworthy, honest and effective

Star Tutors listens attentively to your requirements

We show profiles of experienced tutors to you only if they have proven abilities to deliver improved grades

A-GRADE TUTORS

Students enjoy learning from – and feel comfortable with – someone who can clearly tell them how they can master difficult content and conquer their challenges

Therefore, our tutors must have scored a distinction in the subject(s) they teach, before we will consider showing their profile to you

Our private tutors each specialize in different subjects, and some regularly teach a combination of subjects. They have valuable, relevant and practical exam tips to share with you

They know the correct answers, and can help you to navigate easily

ENGLISH TUITION, BY EXPERTS

I want my English grades to improve FAST. Hire best-possible tutor

THE CHALLENGES WHEN STUDYING ENGLISH

Many of our clients tell us that they struggle with English so much that they do not have enough time to study their other subjects.
The Ministry of Education is already taking many steps to reduce the weightage of grades when students apply for junior colleges, polytechnics and universities

You realize that ultimately, it is still your grades that determine which Junior College, Polytechnic or University that you will be accepted into

START ENGLISH TUITION TOMORROW

Within 24 hours after you have contacted us, Star Tutors will show you profiles of between 4 to 10 exceptional tutors for English tuition

SINGAPORE’S BEST ENGLISH TUITION TEAM

Star Tutors has Singapore’s largest team of over 36,000 active, qualified and experienced private tutors

We have over 10,300 successful and reliable tutors for English tuition

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HIRE THE RIGHT ENGLISH TUITION TEACHER

Our English tutors have Singapore’s highest rate of proven tutoring success because we carefully shortlist and select applicants based on their tutoring track record, aptitude/attitude and professionalism/commitment before we include them in our team

LEARN THE CORRECT STUDY SKILLS

Our tutors are very familiar with the latest MOE syllabus. They tailor each English tuition session according to your learning style, homework requirements and exam grade targets

PERFECT TUTOR MATCHES

We show you profiles of English tuition teachers only when their profiles suit your requirements and budget

ACCURATE MATCHES FOR ENGLISH TUITION

The experienced full-time tuition coordinator who is the project manager for your English tuition assignment has a Bachelor’s from the top local universities, majoring in English 

This ensures that we know the right attributes that a good tutor must have, when we shortlist the perfect tutor for your English tuition assignment

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COMPETE AGAINST YOUR PEERS – AND WIN

And the fact still remains that many, many students from your school and from other schools are competing with you for the same coveted courses, and places in secondary schools, junior colleges, universities or polytechnics

Demand for the best (or better) classes, courses, and tertiary institutes will always exceed the available places

Average-scoring students typically end up being accepted into the less popular schools, junior colleges, universities and courses

YOU CAN DO BETTER THAN THE OTHERS – ONCE YOU ENGAGE RELIABLE PRIVATE TUTORS

Because the objective is to “do better than the other person” rather than only to “get a certain grade”, parents will do all they can (as loving parents) to give their children that competitive edge

It’s not just about keeping up with other children with better grades, but also to make sure their kids don’t feel “stupid’’ or “left out’’ and end up really hating the subject just because others are so good at it

Good grades are the best confidence boosters

Get a private tutor who can remember your child’s weaknesses and target those areas

Help your child to stay ahead. It is important for their future

DIFFICULT EXAM QUESTIONS – WHY IT’S HAPPENING

Over the years, harder questions are being answered correctly by more and more students

Exam setters have no choice but to introduce even harder questions, to be able to distinguish the superior from the good students in each cohort

This then leads to much tougher questions when it is your turn to take the exam

It’s a bit of a vicious cycle, really. Everyone fears that questions will be more difficult when it is their turn to take the exam, so parents want to engage professional private tutors, to better-prepare their children to compete against their peers. The children study harder and manage to score good grades

The exam papers and results are then reviewed, and because the students have been so well-prepared and on the whole have achieved satisfactory grades because they hired good home tutors, the questions are deemed too easy

This makes it necessary to set questions that are even more difficult, the next year

And further increases the need for parents to engage reliable private tutors

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YOU NEED TO SCORE WELL IN ENGLISH IF:

✓ You are interested in English. However, no matter how hard you try, your grades have not improved satisfactorily, and you have difficulty applying what you have learnt to answer the questions adequately

✓ Your child often complains about the difficult and complex English syllabus and is starting to (or already) dislike English

✓ You want to pursue a career in English-related fields such as Communications, Education or Law, and need to maintain a strong A grade

✓ You are taking your PSLE or O-level English exams and need intensive exam preparation

Star Tutors hires only experienced, patient and qualified English tutors with proven abilities to help students’ grades improve

We can quickly find the ideal English tutor for you. Just let us know your requirements

ENGLISH KNOWLEDGE IS AN IMPORTANT ASSET

Knowledge itself is a very valuable asset

English tuition provides the extra boost for knowledge – and your grades

CONFIDENCE DURING YOUR EXAMS

You do not want to end up being assigned courses or a tertiary institute that is your 3rd or 4th choice because you lost out by just a few marks in your PSLE, O-Level or A-Level exams

Your classmates managed to score good grades for English. It is likely that this was because they managed to hire a good English tutor in time for them to do intensive revision and preparation for the exams

ENGLISH, AS TAUGHT IN SINGAPORE SCHOOLS

Your syllabus is designed by the MOE to ensure that you have a solid foundation in English, whether or not you plan to take English at tertiary level

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES IN ENGLISH

Career opportunities in Law, Journalism/Media, Education and Public Relations/Marketing are attractive and very lucrative

Scoring good grades in English is therefore useful to you, when you want to broaden your career options

GET AN A FOR ENGLISH

The only way you can do well in English is by having a clear understanding the key concepts of what are required in the examination schemes and formats

MOE EXAM SCHEMES/ASSESSMENT OBJECTIVES

For Primary-Level and O-Level English, the MOE states:

By the end of Secondary education, pupils will be able to communicate effectively in English as a result of their development in the following areas:

  1. Listen, read and view critically and with accuracy, understanding and appreciation a wide range of literary and informational/ functional texts from print and non-print sources

In the course of listening, reading and viewing widely a range of multimodal texts and text forms, pupils will gain a better understanding of our cultural values and National Education themes, and engage in Social and Emotional Learning (SEL), where applicable

  1. Speak, write and represent in internationally acceptable English (Standard English) that is grammatical, fluent, mutually intelligible and appropriate for different purposes, audiences, contexts and cultures.

Pupils will speak, write and represent for creative, personal, academic and functional purposes by using language in a sustained manner (e.g., in speech and writing) and by representing their ideas in a range of multimodal texts and text forms. Our most able pupils will do so with increasing ease and inventiveness at higher levels of proficiency

  1. Understand and use internationally acceptable English (Standard English) grammar and vocabulary accurately and appropriately as well as understand how speakers/writers put words together and use language to communicate meaning and achieve impact

Pupils will learn grammar and vocabulary in explicit, engaging and meaningful ways. They will reinforce such understanding in the course of listening to, reading, viewing, speaking, writing and representing different types of texts

To achieve the aim of effective language use, teachers will be guided by the six Principles of EL Teaching and Learning (CLLIPS) and will take into account the Teaching Processes (ACoLADE) when developing their instructional programmes and lessons

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START EFFECTIVE TUITION - ACHIEVE 1 TO 3 GRADE IMPROVEMENTS IN:

MATH-RELATED SUBJECTS

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LANGUAGE SUBJECTS

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General Paper Tuition

Malay Tuition

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Literature Tuition

HUMANITIES SUBJECTS

Economics Tuition

History Tuition

Geography Tuition

Social Studies Tuition

SCIENCE SUBJECTS

Science Tuition

Physics Tuition 

Chemistry Tuition

Biology Tuition

Star Tutors has a select team of highly qualified tutors who specialize in tutoring Polytechnic-Level and University-Level students

SUBJECT LEVELS

Primary School Tuition

Secondary School Tuition

Junior College Tuition

Polytechnic Modules Tuition

University Modules Tuition

EXAMINATIONS 

PSLE Tuition

GCE O Level Tuition

GCE A Level Tuition

AFFORDABLE AND FAIR TUTOR RATES

Our private tutor matching service is free, and students only need to pay monthly tuition charges

Tutors in Singapore quote their own hourly rates. In general, the rates are based on their years of private tutoring experience, their academic qualifications, and their abilities/confidence to help their students’ grades improve

The tuition industry is very competitive and transparent

Parents are aware that when their budget is below the industry average, the better-qualified tutors are not likely to apply for the assignment

The figures below are the average range of rates quoted by experienced tutors with good track records

Star Tutors represents only university undergraduates, graduates, MOE current/former teachers and university lecturers

Level

$30-120 / hour
  • Lower Primary
  • Upper Primary
  • Lower Secondary
  • Upper Secondary
  • Junior College
  • University-Level

U/grad

$30-70 / hour
  • $30 - $40
  • $30 - $45
  • $35 - $45
  • $40 - $60
  • $50 - $60
  • $60 - $70

Grad

$30-120 / hour
  • $30 - $45
  • $35 - $50
  • $45 - $55
  • $40 - $60
  • $60 - $80
  • $80 - $120

MOE

$40-120 / hour
  • $40 - $60
  • $45 - $65
  • $60 - $80
  • $65 - $90
  • $90 - $120
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GET THE BEST DEALS WHEN HIRING AN ENGLISH TUTOR

Three easy ways to ensure successful grade improvement:

Reduce Tutoring Requirements

Tuition rates depend on tutor qualifications as well as tutor availability. The more requirements you have, the harder it is to find a tutor who will respond to your assignment

Typical requirements would include Gender, Combination of Subjects, Budget, Schedule, etc.

You should shortlist the requirements that are most important to you

For example, if you want only female tutors, then this reduces the tutor options by 50%

It is also good to hire two separate tutors, to teach two different subjects because most tutors are truly strong at one subject, even if they themselves scored A’s for both of the subjects that you want tuition in

Major National Exams

Tutors who specialize or have significant experience in tutoring students taking their PSLE, GCE O Levels and GCE A Levels typically quote higher hourly rates

This is due to the intensive effort in exam preparation, content revision, and (if the student was not taught properly in previous years) getting the student to un-learn the study skills that have been causing weak grades

Every year after the June holidays, good tutors usually do not want to teach graduating year students because they will need to rush and intensely cram a lot of content, in order to adequately prepare the student

Parents therefore prefer to engage a reliable English tutor at least one year ahead of the major National Exams

Budget

We encourage our clients to be realistic with the tuition budget that they would like to work within

Star Tutors does not regulate nor alter the hourly tuition rates

Tutors with proven track records that consistently deliver A grades, tuition teachers with many years of experience, and current/former MOE teachers are already accepting assignments within a certain hourly rate

As there is always strong demand and a waiting list for these tutors, they are not likely to accept rates below their current rates

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Every year, students trust Star Tutors because we have helped them, their siblings and their friends to achieve higher grades
It is this careful, thorough, and professional ability to match you with the ideal tutor that
differentiates us from other tuition agencies