Singapore’s Bilingual education mandates students to be tested on their Mother Tongue Language in PSLE, O levels, N levels and A levels. Students take up Tamil, Higher Tamil and Tamil Literature as subjects in school. Many students find languages hard to grasp, there is a difference in spoken language and written language and many students may struggle with grammar, reading and writing.
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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...
Is Tamil a Difficult Language to Learn? Think Again!
15 October 2022
[Depositphotos] Mother Tongue languages have a notorious reputation of being difficult for students to master. This is especially so for Tamil. After all, it has...
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...
Know Your Language – The Origin of Tamil
24 December 2020
In a multicultural society such as Singapore, there are many languages being spoken across it’s population. Despite being a majority Chinese country, Tamil is one...
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