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Mother Tongue Languages

Mother Tongue Department


HOD (Mother Tongue)
- Ms Tan Chia Chih
   tan_chia_chih@moe.edu.sg


Level Head (Chinese)
- Mdm Lim Huey Chee  
   lim_huey_chee@moe.edu.sg


Subject Coordinator (Malay)
- Mdm Sharifah Amirah
   sharifah_amirah_syed_hamid@moe.edu.sg

Subject Coordinator (Tamil)
- Ms Usharani D/O Sivarajoo  
   usharani_sivarajoo@moe.edu.sg


Vision

Active Learners, Proficient Users

Mission

Developing self-motivated learners with a passion in learning Mother Tongue Languages.

Desired Outcomes

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  • All our pupils are able to communicate effectively using the Mother Tongue Language in real-life contexts in various forms – inter-personal communication, listening and reading for comprehension, and presenting in spoken and written forms.
  • All our pupils are able to understand and develop their unique identity through deeper appreciation of culture, traditions, literature and history.

Signature Programmes

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1) Reading Programmes (P1 - P6)

  • Objectives of the programme:
  • To provide pupils with access to books of different genres
  • To inculcate in pupils the love for reading Mother Tongue books

2) Mother Tongue Fortnights (P1-P6)

  • Objectives of the programme:
  • To create an immersive environment for the learning of Mother Tongue Language
  • To provide platforms for pupils to learn Mother Tongue Language and the associated culture

3) Language and Cultural Camps (P4)

  • Objectives of the programme:
  • To provide an immersive environment for pupils to learn and use Mother Tongue Language
  • To appreciate the respective Mother Tongue Language cultures through hands-on tasks



Web Resources

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Website Brief Description
Malay Language
TINTA A flash-based website hosting Malay Language digital resources
E-cekap A flash-based website hosting Malay Language digital resources (for P1 & P2 pupils)
Tamil Language
Sangamam A flash-based website with Tamil Language digital resources
Chinese Language
小学华文教材数码教学资源
Digital Instructional Resources (DIR) for the new CL Curriculum
供家长和学生在家里通过互联网使用的数码教学资源。让学生复习学校里上课内容。
A website for parents and students to access the digital instructional resources used in the teaching and learning of CL in school. Except for the section containing pictures, videos and animations, resources corresponding to the various parts of the textbook are available for access.
听说e乐园
Oracy eLand
提供孩子课内或课后使用。利用其中的资源设计学习活动,让孩子与您在家中一起进行,同时创造了机会让您参与孩子的学习。
语文游戏乐翻天
Chinese Langauge Word Games
语文游戏乐翻天是一个由教育部开发的网络游戏平台。这个网络平台以各种形式将课程内容融入富有教育意义的游戏当中,帮助小一至小三学生巩固在课堂上所学得的字词。这个平台必须通过系统生成的学生密码登入。
小学华文辅助阅读推荐书目
Recommended CL Supplementary Readers
本书目由各大出版社及在校积极推动阅读活动的教师所推荐,再由课程规划与发展司和华文课外读物理事会审批。
A shortlist of books was first drawn up by established publishers and teachers who have been active in promoting student reading programmes in school. The selected books were then sent to the Curriculum Planning and Development Division and Singapore Chinese Supplementary Readers’ Council for approval and official recommendation.
教育伙伴(家长)网站
SchoolBag The Education News Site
教育部线上网站,专为家长提供辅助孩子学习的教育资讯和资源。
MOE online website that contains information and resources for parents to support their children’s learning in schools.
推广华文学习委员会网站
Committee to Promote Chinese Language Learning
提供由社区组织举办的与华文学习有关的活动资讯。
A website that contains information about the various events and programmes organized by the community to support children in the learning of Chinese Language outside schools.
讲华语故事活动
Chinese Story-telling Sessions
提供由国家图书馆举办的讲华文故事的活动资讯。
This link provides details about the Chinese story-telling sessions held in the national libraries.