about us


An independent publisher of innovative English learning resources, Resources for English Academic Learning (R.E.A.L. English) has enjoyed an incredible 100% booklisting rate. In other words, every single book it’s published has been designated as a preferred choice and purchased in bulk by some of the world’s best schools.

International Expansion

2023 saw the first adaptation of R.E.A.L. English’s texts for use beyond Singapore—a move that was met with instant booklisting success. At present, R.E.A.L. English is in the midst of licensing and distributing its works for international markets.

Founding History and Mission

Resources for English Academic Learning (R.E.A.L. English) was founded by Feng-Yi, master writer, language strategist and female entrepreneur who set out to build meaningful bridges between the public and private education sectors in Singapore. Having witnessed the profoundly detrimental impacts of excessive private tutoring, Feng-Yi established R.E.A.L. English and launched the bestselling Illuminated series, with the goal of making excellent English resources accessible to teenagers regardless of their financial backgrounds.

Today, R.E.A.L. English’s texts are used in classrooms and homes, well-loved by teachers, students and parents alike. Over the years, the evolution of its publications has been shaped by valuable feedback from passionate educators from schools. With each magically crafted page, R.E.A.L. English is set to continue its mission of revolutionising and democratising English education across the world.