18 Mar '11, 4pm

Chinese fruit seller speaks fluent Tamil: A fruit seller in Tiong Bahru is a rare gem as he speaks the four offi...

<p>HE MIGHT be of Chinese descent but he speaks the four official languages of Singapore - English, Chinese, Malay and Tamil - fluently, without much effort. Mr Yap Ha Kuan, a 46-year-old Malaysian who works at Sin Kian Choon fruit stall, says he picked up all the four languages when he was a child.</p><p>His linguistic talent has attracted a number of customers and one such fan is 21-year-old student Benazir Parvin, who has been frequenting the fruit stall for four years now. She says: 'He speaks Tamil really well and I come here because of him.'</p><img width='1' height='1' src='http://straitstimes.com.feedsportal.com/c/32792/f/524617/s/1377f75d/mf.gif' border='0'/><div class='mf-viral'><table border='0'><tr><td valign='middle'><a href="http://res.feedsportal.com/viral/sendemail2.html?title=Chinese+fruit+seller+speaks+fluent+Tamil&link=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.straitstimes.com%2...

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Chinese fruit seller speaks fluent Tamil

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Fruit seller amazes customers with fluent Tamil

Fruit seller amazes customers with fluent Tamil

channelnewsasia.com 06 Mar '11, 2pm

SINGAPORE : Shoppers at Tiong Bahru have an added reason to hang around a fruit shop in their market. Their fruit seller s...