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Tuesday, May 11, 2010

The Mother Tongue Debate

We cannot behave like ostriches. When I lived in UK & China, people expect me as a Singaporean to be proficient in BOTH English & Chinese. I came from the most jiak kantang school & I am effectively bilingual. If anyone does not qualify for my so-called elite alma matar because of lousy Mother Tongue grades, I would say that person is not good enough compared to his peers.  Try harder rather than to move the goal posts.
 

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