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Response to Education Minister's stance on learning dialects

By Philip AngDear Minister Heng I refer to the article “Dialects will burden school kids more”. (My Paper Monday, Apr 22, 2013) In the article, you did not cite any supporting study but instead offered your thoughts on how complicated our language environment is. Your agreement with feedback that our education system is too narrowly focused on grades does bring …

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