Speak Good English Movement - Singapore. 10/11: GET IT RIGHT!. Primary Resource A poster in one of Singapore’s shopping malls. Brief introduction to Singapore. From a British colony to a world-class city state.
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10/11: GET IT RIGHT!
A poster in one of Singapore’s shopping malls
From a British colony to a world-class city state
-Temasek (13th century)
-Singapura (14th century)
-Malay Union after war
British East India Company (EIC) formally colonized Singapore in 1819
English Education in Singapore
The Speak Good English Movement was launched by the former Singapore Prime Minister- GohChok Tong
Here is the introduction ‘lah’
This year topic here lah
Here is this year’s topic
Failed to join the Malaysia union
1990’s Asian Financial Crisis
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