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The Importance of Teaching Mother Tongue

28 February 2023

[iStock] What is a Mother Tongue Language (MTL)?  An MTL is typically the language you first encountered at birth, are best at, and use the...

6 Games to Play to Improve Your Chinese

18 August 2022

[iStock] Chinese is one of the most challenging subjects for many of us students. The symbols and ‘pinyin’ sometimes seem incoherent to us, especially if...

Fewer Households Speaking Mother Tongue: How Does This Affect Students?

16 August 2022

[Getty Images] Mother Tongue Language is a complex subject. Whether it is Mandarin, Malay or Tamil, many of our students struggle with mastering the language...

Should We Teach Dialects in School to Preserve Cultural Roots?

23 July 2022

[123RF] What are dialects? They are a branch of a language, a variation of it. They are specific to certain regions and are distinguishable from...

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