Let's Talk Chinese!
EL Singapore|November 2020
Keen for your kids to learn one of the most spoken languages on the planet?
DEE KHANDUJA

While English is arguably more commonly spoken, there are a larger number of native speakers of Mandarin Chinese than any other language on the planet. However you work the stats, it makes sense that exposing our children to learn Chinese can be a great way to equip them with additional skills and knowledge to help them succeed in the future.

Parents BRAD and LISA WONG felt the same way, which is why they were attracted to the Chinese-English bilingual programme at the Canadian International School (CIS) for their four children. We asked them to share their experience so far.

How long have your kids been enrolled in CIS’s bilingual programme?

This will be the third year for our 10-year old twin boys, and the first year for our five- and three-year-old girls.

Why did you enrol them?

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