MOTHER TONGUE

MOTHER TONGUE

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    Commentary: As dementia develops, some seniors retreat to their first language

    First-generation migrants who develop dementia may find themselves unable to communicate with their own children, should they revert to the ...
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    Mother Tongue Support Programme to be rolled out to all primary schools | Video

    The Mother Tongue Support Programme emphasises interactive learning and will be rolled out to all schools at the Primary 3 level in 2021. Tan Si ...
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    Commentary: In English-speaking Singapore, children face huge challenges in mastering mother tongue

    From a child’s perspective, arguing that they have to master mother tongue because of economic or cultural reasons cuts no ice, says mum June Yong.
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    Pre-schools piloting infant and toddler co-sharing spaces

    The initiative is part of a new Early Childhood Industry Transformation Map which includes other pilots such as centralised food catering and bus ...
  5. Father daughter family Singapore

    Commentary: The benefits of bilingualism go beyond knowing two languages

    Mastering a second language improves your functioning in ways not commonly discussed, says a language expert from NUS.
  6. Tamil lesson at My First Skool

    Scaling up supply of Mother Tongue pre-school teachers 

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    Commentary: What hope do monolingual parents have in raising bilingual children?

    Director of the National University of Singapore’s Infant and Child Language Centre discusses what hope monolingual parents have in raising ...
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    Singapore school adds Higher Chinese class after furore over 97-marks rejection

    Parents of students at St Hilda’s Primary School complained to media last month about the stringent criteria to study Higher Chinese.
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    From battlefield to tourist attraction: Yunnan Chinese in northern Thailand celebrate unique history

    Panu Wongcha-um explores the unique history of the Yunnan Chinese community which settled in the hills of Chiang Rai after the Chinese Civil War.