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    Commentary: Raising bilingual children is challenging but immensely rewarding

    Keeping children motivated in speaking their mother tongue is often the most significant challenge to raising bilingual children, but persistence ...
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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: 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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    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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    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.
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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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    MOE to extend mother tongue portal to all schools

    A mother tongue portal that was piloted in more than 90 schools in Singapore has received positive feedback. Education Minister Heng Swee Keat ...