Chemistry Guru - Bishan JC1 Class 2017

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JC1 Class Schedule (2017)

1. Thu 6pm to 8pm

2. Fri 6pm to 8pm

3. Sat 12.30pm to 2.30pm (limited seats left)

Please note Saturday timeslot will be changed to the following timing from Nov 2017 onwards:

3a. Sat 10am to 12pm (wef 4 Nov 2017)

3b. Sat 3pm to 5pm (wef 4 Nov 2017)

*Please choose one of the above timeslots.

Please note max class size is 20 pax only for conducive teaching and learning.

JC1 Topics (2017) 

Chemistry Guru's resources and teaching methodology are updated and relevant for the new H2 Chemistry syllabus (Subject Code 9729). For more information about the changes in syllabus and what students can expect, please click here.

1. Mole Concept

2. Redox and Solution Stoichiometry

3. Atomic Structure

4. Chemical Bonding

5. Intermolecular Forces

6. Gaseous State

7. Energetics

8. Kinetics

9. Chemical Equilibria

10. Introduction to Organic Chemistry

11. Alkanes

12. Alkenes

13. Arenes

14. Halogenoalkanes

15. Alcohols

16. Carbonyl Compounds

Fees

Fees are $320 for a four-week month and $400 for a five-week month. There are no additional material or administration fees payable. We only accept cash or cheque payable to CHEMISTRY GURU. 

Spaces are very limited so sign up for a Trial Lesson now!

*Please note $80 is payable for trial lesson.

Why Choose Chemistry Guru?

- Highly qualified and experienced tutor

- Accessible location at Bishan Central

- Concise notes and well paced lessons

- 74.1% Distinction in 2016 and stellar track record since 2010

- Free consultation after class

- Makeup lessons available in event of absence from class

- Affordable fees with no additional admin or material charges

- Trial Lesson available

- Updated resources and teaching methodology for new H2 Chemistry syllabus (Subject Code 9729) catered to students taking A Levels from 2017 onwards

Location

Chemistry Guru is located at Bishan Central, 5 minute walking distance from Bishan MRT!

Address: Blk 112 Bishan Street 12 #01-20 S570112 (ground floor)

(Click address above to view on GoogleMaps)

Nearby MRT: Bishan

Buses: 50, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 410

About the Tutor

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Hello! I'm Mr. Maverick Puah, the founder of Chemistry Guru!

I graduated from NUS with an Honours (2nd Upper Class) Degree in Chemistry, was in Dean's List for 3 consecutive years, and was a PSC Scholar (Teaching). I have years of teaching and lecturing experience in a Junior College, and several more years in private tuition. Please click here to see proof of my qualification.

My passion for teaching Chemistry spurred me on to start Chemistry Guru in 2010, and I have been teaching hundreds of students and Making Chemistry Simpler for them ever since! My students have consistently achieved 70-80% Distinction in A Levels for H2 Chemistry.

My lessons are structured and well-paced. Each topic will be taught in detail and summaries and practice questions will be provided. I will also go through the solutions to questions and highlight the important concepts and methods to writing out clear and concise answers.

I will also share common mistakes that are usually made so that students would be able to avoid them. Last but not least, secrets to how teachers set and mark exam questions will be revealed so students would be more prepared to get that distinction for H2 Chemistry!

I have also created a YouTube Channel - H2 Chem Hacks to share my Chemistry knowledge in short, concise videos and break down H2 Chemistry into easy, digestible chunks. Students can subscribe to my YouTube Channel and watch these video lessons for free. Students can also view the videos on my Facebook Page by clicking here.

Can I make a difference to your H2 Chem results? Read my testimonials, sign up for my Trial Lesson and judge for yourself! :)

FAQ

Q. What is Chemistry Guru Class Tuition?

A. Chemistry Guru Class Tuition is a tuition service set up to provide group tuition for JC Chemistry students at Bishan Central, Singapore. Currently only JC H2 Chemistry classes are available.

Q. Do you teach other subjects or offer 1 to 1 lessons at the student's place?

A. I only specialises in JC Chemistry. I am a full time JC H2 Chem Specialist Tutor hence do not offer other subjects or private tuition due to my packed schedule.

Q. What are your qualifications?

A. I graduated from NUS with an Honours (2nd Upper Class) Degree in Chemistry, was in Dean's List for 3 consecutive years, and was a PSC Scholar (Teaching). I have years of teaching and lecturing experience in a Junior College, and several more years in private tuition. Please click here to see proof of my qualification.

Q. How well do your students perform after attending Chem Guru classes?

A. My students perform much better (70% to 80% Distinction) as compared to the National Average (30% to 40% Distinction). The earlier the students join my classes, the more confident I am in improving their grades. For results and testimonials of my past batches of students, please click here.

Q. What is your class size?

A. Usually the weekend classes are more popular and hence larger. On average, a weekday class is around 6 to 8 students while a weekend class is around 12 to 16 students. Maximum class size is 20.

Q. Where are the classes located?

A. Bishan Classes are located at Bishan Central, walking distance from Bishan MRT. Address is Blk 112 Bishan Street 12 #01-20 S570112 (ground floor).

Q. What are your charges?

A. Fees for JC Classes are $320 for a four-week month and $400 for a five-week month. Each lesson is 2 hours. The fees will be collected at the first lesson of each month. Payment by cash or cheque only, and cheque is preferred. For cheque please make it payable to CHEMISTRY GURU. Please note that refund of fees is strictly not allowed. No additional administrative or material fees is required.

Q. How do I sign up for your Trial Lesson, and how much do I have to pay for it?

A. You can call or sms me to reserve a slot for the class you are interested in. The fees payable for the Trial Lesson are $80. Payment by cash or cheque payable to CHEMISTRY GURU.

Q. If I miss a lesson, is there a makeup? Would there be a refund of fees if I cannot make it for the makeup lesson?

A. Students have to arrange for makeup lesson with me, subjected to availability, in the same week. No refund of fees is allowed if students are unable to attend makeup, but fees in the following month will be prorated.

Q. How is a typical lesson like?

A. I will go through chemistry concepts, summarise the main points of each topic, let students practise questions and teach the students how to cultivate good studying habits. Short notes, summaries, and questions will be given to students. I will also give insights on how exam questions are set and how examiners mark questions, so the students will learn to keep answers accurate and concise. 

Q. Do you follow a lesson schedule according to a specific JC? 

A. My students are from various JCs hence the schedule would not follow any college in particular. The sequence of topics that I am covering is based on my experience and would prepare students well for their exams. Students should adopt the following mentality when attending classes: if the topic is already taught in your school, then treat it as a revision; if the topic is not yet taught, then treat it as an opportunity to learn it first. Either way, you have additional practice on the topic and would do you good.

Spaces are very limited so sign up for a Trial Lesson now!

*Please note $80 is payable for trial lesson.