The pursuit of happiness is making us sad?

Came across a very interesting topic from ACJC prelim past year paper…and this got me thinking. It was about the pursuit of happiness in SG society and whether it is making us sad. Sounds [...]

Commentary for 2016 A level paper

1. ‘Any adaptation of a novel for a film, television or the theatre is never as effective as the original.’ Discuss. (Media) 2. Assess the view that traditional buildings have no future in your [...]

National boundaries make little geographical or economic sense nowadays. Discuss.

This question assumes that as the world gets more and more globalized, there is greater freedom of movement of ideas, trades and people, so much so that our lives are intertwined.  The increasing [...]

Getting what one wants in life is what matters. Discuss.

Getting what one wants in life is what matters. Discuss. This is a very deep philosophical question that requires students to answer in a mature way on what do they think life is about. What are [...]

History matters in shaping the future of a country. To what extent is this true?

History matters in shaping the future of a country because it allows counties to understand changes and developments that had taken place to create the present society. In this highly globalized [...]

Is aging population a necessarily bad thing?

Topics on ageism have been coming out recently in many schools prelim papers. Perhaps its worth taking a look at this topic on aging population. Who are we referring to in an aging population? [...]

The role of artificial intelligence in our lives

There seems to be increasingly interest in artificial intelligence in the area of science and technology today. As such, I have decided to create a post to address this just in case it comes out [...]

Arts and Literature Questions

Dear readers, I’m sure some of you have realized that I have been posting essay outlines for arts and literature questions. Based on my teaching experience, many students do not like to [...]