Findings showed that spelling mistakes ranked highest in the types of language errors made by students.
It is possible for children to learn perfect native pronunciation even if their parents are not native English speakers.
I cringe every time I hear my children speak Singlish. “I cannot lah,” they’ll say or “Why so like that one, ah?” And then, there are these definite shudder-inducing phrases, “mummy, today eat what”, “I already eat” and “can go or not?"
Looking for help to improve your child writing, reading and listening skills? Then help is at hand. The second parent's forum organized by The Sunday Times saw the launch of the Straits Times education program, STep.
For the kid with that razor sharp tongue, a great outlet has been released this year. Singapore’s very first debating competition for primary school students was organized by I Can Read learning centre.