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Assimilation-Chinese spelling tests and parental anxiety

I’ve written twice before about the experience of parenting children who are studying Mandarin while not being able to speak, read (in either characters or pinyin) or write (in either characters or pinyin) the language. The parent who doesn’t speak … Continue reading

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The Singapore Basic Theory Driving Test…my archnemesis

I have no one to blame but myself. I knew that as a foreigner I had 12 months to take and pass the Basic Theory Driving Test to convert my license without also needing to the take the Final Theory … Continue reading

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