19 Jan '11, 2pm

Language enrichment centres set to align lessons with MTL review: SINGAPORE: Language enrichment centres have we...

SINGAPORE: Language enrichment centres have welcomed the recommendations by a high-level task force to revamp the teaching of mother tongue languages (MTLs) in schools. Some are prepared to add new features to their lessons in alignment with the new curriculum. The Mother Tongue Language Review will pave the way for MTL lessons to be more interactive and tech-savvy. At Berries World of Learning School, its training and planning manager said the centre is all geared up to inject creativity and interactivity in its lessons. Pency Lee said: "We believe the language is alive and learning should be fun. So we've anticipated these changes....they are aligned to our curriculum. If the kids are going to be taught how to write e-mails in Chinese, we are more than willing to have that incorporated into our syllabus too." One of the recommendations under the review is the use of vide...

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